Entertainment Desk: Popular Bollywood singer Kumar Shanu. It is hard to find a person who is not mesmerized by the magic of his voice. His song list includes many popular songs. And there are fans all over the world.
Recently, a fan named Rakesh Bolodia traveled a long distance of 1200 kilometers by bicycle to meet the beloved singer.
Rakesh Bolodia, a blind fan of Kumar Shanu reached Mumbai by bicycle from Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan. On reaching Kumar Shanu’s house in Mumbai, the artist warmly invited him. Kumar Shanu gave a warm welcome and hug. Rakesh carried a hand-made bouquet of flowers for his favorite star. His visit has caught the attention of people across the country, and has also received a lot of praise.
In an interview given to Indian news agency ANI, Rakesh said, I have no words to express my emotions. I started listening to Kumar Shanu’s songs when I was in class 12th. I was inspired to listen to that song and started singing myself. And that’s why I got a lot of people’s love. And love for Kumar Shanu has brought me here today. My family and everyone else stood by me when I started this journey, because everyone in my town knows how much I love Shanu Da.
In this regard, Kumar Shanu said, Rakesh had cycled from such a far distance only to meet me. I was surprised to hear that someone would cycle from that far. So I was worried that nothing would happen on the way. I am very relieved to see him now. I feel very good.
‘Ab Tere Bin’, ‘Chura Ke Dil Mera’, ‘Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai’, ‘Ladki Bari Anjani Hai’, ‘Aap Ka Ana Dil Dhadkana’, ‘Yeh Kali Kali Akhe’, ‘Ik Ledki Ko Dokha’ Besides many popular Hindi songs like , the popular artist has sung Marathi, Nepali, Assamese, Punjabi, Oriya, Chhattisgarhi, Urdu, Pali, English and Bengali songs.
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From 1991 to 1995, Kumar Shanu created a record by winning the ‘Best Playback Singer Male’ award at the Filmfare Awards five times in a row. In 2009, the Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri.