FLAMBOYANT KISHORE KUMAR
THE LATER YEARS OF KISHORE KUMAR:
In mid-1980s, Kishore Kumar sang for Anil Kapoor in his Kapoor's debut film as a leading man, Woh Saat Din and also recorded for his first superhit Mr. India. The leading female playback singer of 21st century Alka Yagnik first became popular when she sang the duet Tumse Badhkar Duniya Mein Na Dekha with him from Kaamchor in (1986). He also recorded some popular songs for the film Saagar with R. D. Burman. By this time, he had decided to retire and was planning to go back to his birthplace, Khandwa. However, on 13 October 1987, he died of a heart attack in Mumbai. His body was taken to Khandwa for cremation. He recorded his last song a day before he died. The song was Guru Guru, a duet with Asha Bhosle, for the film Waqt Ki Aawaz (1988) composed by Bappi Lahiri for Mithun Chakraborty.