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Kishore Kumar Birth Anniversary: Sanjay Manjrekar Gives Rendition of Legendary Artiste’s First Ever Song; Sachin Tendulkar Pays Tribute As Well (Watch Video)



On the occasion of Kishore Kumar’s birth anniversary, former cricketer and commentator Sanjay Manjrekar took to Twitter to pay tribute to the legendary music director. Manjrekar also sang the rendition of Kishore Kumar’s first song, ‘Marne ki Duayen Kyun Mangu’ from the movie Ziddi (1948), which was picturised on Dev Anand. Apart from Manjrekar, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar also paid tributes to Kishore Kumar on his 91st birth anniversary. “Remembering Kishore Da on his birth anniversary. His music has been a constant companion of mine and I feel his songs are truly timeless. Hard to pick a favourite from such an amazing collection,” Tendulkar tweeted. Ayushmaan Khurrana Pays Tribute To Kishore Kumar On His Birth Anniversary With An Andhadhun Memory (Watch Video).

Manjrekar in a video posted on Twitter said, “today is the birth anniversary of the one and only Kishore Kumar, the true genius of Indian cinema. And there were a lot of people on Twitter, you know, asking me to send at least a message because a lot of people know that I am a bhakt (devotee) of Kishore Kumar. So, I thought, you know, I will do this, little interesting take on Kishore Kumar because this is his birth anniversary.”

“So, the birth of his singing career happened way back in 1948. And then he hit his peak in 1969 in the Aradhana in the Rajesh Khanna super starer. So, there was this 21-year journey that people don’t know enough about and his first song was picturised on Dev Anand in 1948. Now, I have tried to, sort of, memorise the song; got it written down as well. So, I will just give you rendition of the first ever song of Kishore Kumar,” he added.

“So, when he sang his first few songs, in his early career, there was a little bit of the KS Sehgal influence on him. And Kishore Kumar has always maintained that he was his, like I am his bhakt, he was KS Sehgal’s bhakt so there you go, Kishore Kumar, the one and only,” Manjrekar added after singing the song.

Here’s Manjrekar’s Post

Here’s Tendulkar’s Post

Kishore Kumar was born on August 04 as Abhas Kumar Ganguly in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh. He went on to become an iconic figure in the Indian cinema and gave many hits as a singer, music director and actor.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 04, 2020 07:39 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)



Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland


Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

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We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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