Uttam Kumar was the uncrowned monarch of Bengali silver screen and his brilliant lips in the legendary songs sung by the leading playback singers had become immortal over the period of years. Hemant Kumar sang many songs for Uttam Kumar and most of them were superhits.

In the film Sapmochon, in 1955, the song “shurer akashe tumi je go shuktara”, “jhor utheche”, became landmark hit. Also the songs in the film Bondhu, meaning friend were very popular. The notable songs include “mou bone aaj mou jomeche”, “maloti bhromore”, etc.

Hemant Kumar’s songs in the film Morutirtha Hinglaj, directed by Bikash Roy, became very very successful. The film was based on pilgrimage. Although Uttam Kumar was the leading star in the film the songs were picturised on Anil Chatterji including “pather klanti bhule”, “tomar bhubone mago eto paap”, etc., which became successful.

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