Bollywood actor and singer who followed in his father's footsteps and starred in critically acclaimed musicals. He received a Filmfare Award for his role in the 1981 film, Love Story.
He made his on-screen debut as a child actor, singing and acting in his father's productions. He began gathering awards in the 1980s.
He created the theme songs to the Hindi versions of Disney's Duck Tales and Bob the Builder cartoon series.
His father, Kishore Kumar, was a popular filmmaker, and his mother is Bengali singer and actress Ruma Guha Thakurta.
Ajay Devgan was another Bollywood actor who was popular around the same time as Kumar.