Neil Nitin Mukesh remembers grandfather on his birth anniversary!

By Parul Sabherwal | Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 13:50

Zee Media Bureau/Parul Sabherwal

New Delhi: Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh remembered his grandfather and singer Mukesh on his birth anniversary and said that he is proud to be born as the legend`s grandson. He took to micro-blogging website Twitter to express his feelings.

The 32-year-old actor posted a series of tweets remembering his grandfather. He tweeted:

Neil also asked the legendary singer`s fans to tweet their favourite Mukesh songs on his page.

Singer Mukesh was born in Ludhiana as Mukesh Chand Mathur on July 22, 1923. After lending his voice to superhit track `Awaara Hoon`, he came to be known as the ghost voice of Raj Kapoor. During his career Mukesh gave several superhit songs like- `Sabkuch Seekha Humne`, `Kisi Ki Muskuraahaton Pe`, `Koi Jab Tumhara Hriday Tod De`, among others.

He died of a heart attack in August 1976 in Detroit, where he had gone to perform at a concert.

First Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 13:50
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