Hemanta Mukherjee

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Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay (হেমন্ত কুমার মুখোপাধ্যায়; also Hemanta Mukherjee; 16 June 1920 - 26 September 1989) was the most prolific and legendary singer, composer and film producer in India. He sang in Hindi films under the name Hemant Kumar. He is known for his melodious voice, which has drawn praise from several contemporary artists. Salil Chowdhury is quoted as saying "If God ever decided to sing, he would do so in the voice of Hemant Kumar".