Pankaj Kumar Mullick
Introduction | Early Life
Known as Pankaj Kumar Mullick in his native Bengal, he was renowned across the rest of India and the world simply as Pankaj Mullick. A music composer and singer par excellence, Pankaj Mullick was also an actor, a playwright, a writer, a teacher, an administrator and above all a kind, gentle, magnanimous and extremely humble person. His career at All India Radio spanned 50 years, while his career in Indian films was spread over 38 years. With nearly 5,000 songs and compositions to his credit along with nearly 150 films, Pankaj Mullick’s contribution to the world of Indian films and Indian popular music was awe-inspiring.
Famous for several pioneering activities in the realm of music, his brilliance was rightly celebrated during his lifetime. Despite the fact that more than four decades have passed since he breathed his last, Pankaj Mullick is still remembered and revered as an artiste of rare genius. His creations are evergreen and his legacy – immortal.
Born on May 10, 1905 Pankaj Mullick left the mortal world behind on February 19, 1978.