Amit Kumar has no objections to the biographical film about the legendary actor Madhubala, his father’s second wife. He also revealed that he had never asked his father about his father’s marriage and said he was ‘wrong’. Amit Kumar is the son of Kishore Kumar’s first wife, Ruma Guha Thakurta. The experienced singer fell in love with Madhubala during the divorce trial with Ruma.
In a recent interview with ETimes, Kishore Kumar’s son Amit Kumar said he had no objections to the biographical film about the life of the actress ‘Mughal-E-Azam’. For the uninitiated, Madhubala is Kishore Kumara’s second wife. The duo worked together on Half Ticket and Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi.
The late actress Madhubala is an example of the grace that the wins people’s hearts every time they appear on screen. The legendary star, known as one of the most beautiful screen actresses in India, has everyone who watches her movies and her personal life. No wonder many felt that the biographical film about what he was doing was for an interesting watch. Amit is the son of Kishore’s first wife – Bengali singer and actor Ruma Guha Thakurta, who married him between 1950 and 1958. Kishore Kumar has four wives: Ruma, Madhubala, Yogeeta Bali, and Leena Chandavarkar.
Amit recalled Kishore’s attitude on his first recording of the song and told ETimes: “I will never forget my first song when he was sitting there with Raj Kapoor. Woh dono bak bak kar rahe de . My father’s attention was the same – despite what I sang and what Raj told him. Amit added: “Suddenly RD Burman said ‘yeh toh koi dukan mein baniye ki tarah ga raha hai, ajeeb ga raha hai (sings like a salesman, his singing is weird)’. I told him that ‘toh aap log jao to (why And don’t say, ‘chalo chalo, jaate hain (lite’s go)’ And they were both sweet (smiles).
When Amit asked about his reaction to his father’s four wives, he said he never asked. He said he had never been ‘misunderstood’ and was upset. “This is his personal life,” he said, adding that Kishore Kumar was a family man and no one understood him. Amit also mentioned that on the day his parents divorced, Kishore Kumar buried his Morris Minor car in this bungalow. He bought it in Ruma after his first film as a hero Andolan. He said his stepmother Leena Chandavarkar was not ready to play again but continued writing.
Meanwhile, Amit Kumar has also revealed that a biographical film of his father Kishore Kumar is being prepared. He shares that the film is currently in the process and will be funded by his family. He also discusses part of his comparison with his late father. When Kumara was asked if he had any mood swings or was angry with him lately, Kumar said, “He was angry with me when I started smoking and caught me. Then I drank and he got angry. He wanted me to be number one, he had a reason. He said smoking and drinking would damage the structure of my voice, He loves me very much. “
Amit’s mother Ruma is the cousin of the filmmaker Satyajit Ray, who is the founder of the Calcutta Youth Choir. Ruma has worked on films such as Dilip Kumar’s debut Jwar Bhata, Afsar and Mashaal. He has also worked on two Bengali films, Satyajit Ray: Abhijan and Ganashatru. After a divorce in Kishore, Ruma remarried and had two children. She died at his home in Kolkata in 2019 at the age of 84.