Nitin Mukesh

Nitin Mukesh Mathur (better known as Nitin Mukesh) is an Indian playback singer known for his work as a playback singer in Hindi films[1] as well as Bhajans. He has toured internationally, including to the United States in 1993,[2] and a world tour in 2006 with his show Kal Ki Yaadein[3] as a tribute to his father.[4]

Nitin Mukesh
Nitin Mukesh in March 2013
Nitin Mukesh in March 2013
Background information
Birth nameNitin Mukesh Mathur
Born (1950-06-27) 27 June 1950 (age 70)
Genresplayback singing
Years active1970–2000

Nitin's son Neil Nitin Mukesh is an actor.[5]

Nitin Mukesh worked with notable music directors like Mohammed Zahur Khayyam, Laxmikant Pyarelal, Bappi Lahiri, Rajesh Roshan, Nadeem Shravan, Anand Milind during the 1980s and 1990s. He voiced for actors like Manoj Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and others.[citation needed]

Early lifeEdit

Nitin Mukesh's father is the singer Mukesh, who was a Mathur Kayastha from Delhi, while his mother, Saral Trivedi, is a Gujarati Shrimali Brahmin.[6][7][8][9]

Songs by filmEdit

Work with other singersEdit

Nitin Mukesh started his career in the late 1970s and has sung duets with notable singers like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Anuradha Paudwal, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Sadhana Sargam and Alka Yagnik. Some of the songs are:

Song Movie(s) Co-singers
"Hey Re Daya Main" Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani (1970) Father Mukesh and Asha Bhosle
"Kranti Title Song" Kranti (1981) Manna Dey, Mahendra Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar & Shailendra Singh
"Chana Joor Garam" Kranti (1981) Mohd Rafi, Kishor Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar
"Zindagi Ki Na Toote" (Kranti) (1981) Lata Mangeshkar
"So Gaya Yeh Jahan" Tezaab (1988) Shabbir Kumar and Alka Yagnik
"My Name is Lakhan" Ram Lakhan (1989) Mohammad Aziz and Anuradha Paudwal
"Tu Mujhe Suna" Chandni (1989) Suresh Wadkar
"Mata Tere Dar Pe" Hum Se Na Takrana (1990) Shabbir Kumar, Shailender Singh and Kavita Krishnamurthy
"Hum Pyar Karte Hai" Dilwale Kabhi Na Hare (1992) Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik
"So Gaya Yeh Jahan" Bypass Road (film) (2019) Jubin Nautiyal


  1. ^ Sabharwal, Manjari (1 July 2005). "Straight answers born on 1951". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 June 2008.
  2. ^ "Songs From India's Silver Screen". The Washington Post. 3 August 1993. Archived from the original on 20 October 2012. Retrieved 12 June 2008.
  3. ^ "Nitin Mukesh mesmerises Houston audience". Press Trust of India. 24 July 2006. Retrieved 12 June 2008.
  4. ^ "President, Bollywood mourn death of Hrishida". The Times of India. 27 August 2006. Retrieved 12 June 2008.
  5. ^ "An oft-repeated con game". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 29 September 2007. Retrieved 12 June 2008.
  6. ^ Khan, Abdul Jamil (2006). Urdu/Hindi: An Artificial Divide: African Heritage, Mesopotamian Roots, Indian Culture & Britiah Colonialism. ISBN 9780875864389.
  7. ^ "Exclusive : Neil Nitin Mukesh & Nitin Mukesh In Conversation With Karan Thapar". 23 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Nitin Mukesh looks back at his late father Mukesh's illustrious journey!". Filmfare. 20 June 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  9. ^ "Remembering Mukesh: The man with the golden voice". Mid Day. 22 July 2016. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  10. ^ "Best With Kishore Sahu as a Playback Artist". Archived from the original on 12 January 2018. Retrieved 8 January 2018.

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