Personal Profile (Personal Biography)
- - Original Name: Mukesh Chand Mathur
- - Date of Birth: July 22, 1923
- - Zodiac Sign: Leo
- - Birth Place: Delhi, British India
- - Religion: Hindu
- - Marital Status: Married
- - Father's Name: Mr Zorawar Chand Mathur
- - Mother's Name: Mrs Chand Rani
- - Wife : Saral Trivedi Raichand
- - Son : Nitin, Mohnish
- - Daughters : Rita, Namrata, Nalini
Interesting Facts About Mukesh
- - Mukesh left school after the 10th standard.
- - Mukesh worked briefly for the Delhi Department of Public Works.
- - Mukesh's voice was noticed by Motilal, a distant relative of Mukesh, when he sang at his sister's wedding.
- - He is best known for the songs he sang as a playback singer for Raj Kapoor.
Most Famous Songs
- - Sab Kuch Seekha (Anari)
- - Sabse bada naadan wahi hai (Pehchaan)
- - Jai Bolo in Be Imaan
- - Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein (Kabhie Kabhie)
- - Satyam Shivam Sundaram
- - Dil Jalta Hai to Jalne De
Awards and Honors
- - National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 1974.
- - Filmfare Best Male Playback Award in the years 1959, 1970, 1972, 1976.
- - Bengal Film Journalists' Association Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 1967, 1968, 1970.