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Gulshan Kumar

May 05, 1951 - Aug 12, 1997

 Gulshan Kumar


  • Name : Gulshan Kumar
  • Date of Birth : May 05, 1951
  • Passed Away On : Aug 12, 1997
  • Religion : Hindu
  • Death Place : Mumbai
  • Address : New Delhi
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Life Summary

    NAME: Gulshan Kumar Dua
    DATE OF BIRTH: 5 May 1951
    PASSED AWAY ON: 12 August 1997
    PLACE OF BIRTH: New Delhi
    DEATH PLACE: Mumbai

    OCCUPATION: Founder of the T-Series Music Label



    Gulshan Kumar Dua was the founder of the famous T-Series Music Label. He was a producer and director of many Bollywood movies.


    Gulshan Kumar Dua was born into a Punjabi family. His father was Chandrabhan who was a fruit juice seller in Darya Ganj market in Delhi. Gulshan Kumar too joined his father from a very early age.

    Gulshan Kumar’s family changed its business and acquired a shop and sold records and cheap audio cassettes. Kumar too joined his family business and this was the beginning of a vast music empire.

     His Own Business

    Kumar started his own business of audio cassettes operation that was known as “Super Cassettes Industries”. His own venture reached the pinnacle of success and profited leaps and bounds. He started a music production company that was based out of Noida but later on he shifted to Bombay (present day Mumbai).

    Some of the famous movies from his production house were as follows:

    •Lal Dupatta Malmal Ka in 1989. This was his first movie in Bollywood

    •Aashiqui in the year 1990 that became a musical hit of the year and is still remembered for its music. 

    Movies from his production house in a chronological order are: 
    Aashiqui with Vishesh Films in the year 2013
    •Papa- The Great in the year 2000
    •Char Dham in the year 1998
    •Jai Maa Vaishanv Devi in the year 1995
    •Bewafa Sanam in the year 1995
    •Shabnam in the year 1993
    •Kasam Teri Kasam in the year 1993
    •Aaja Meri Jaan in the year 1993
    •Jeena Marna Tere Sang in the year 1992
    •Meera Ka Mohan in the year 1992
    •Shiv Mahima in the year 1992
    •Sangeet in the year 1992
    •Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin in the year 1991
    •Aye Milan Ki Raat in the year 1991
    •Jeena Teri Gali Mein in the year 1991
    •Velu Nayakan in the year 1990
    •Appu Raja in the year 1990
    •Lal Dupatta Malmal Ka (1989)

    His Directorial Venture
    •Bewafa Sanam(1995)

    His Death
    Gulshan Kumar was shot dead outside the Jeeteshwar Mahadev Mandir. It is a Hindu temple in Jeet Nagar, Andheri West suburb of Mumbai, on 12 August 1997. 
    As per his family's wishes, Gulshan Kumar was cremated in Delhi; his hometown.


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krishna ravtani , jaipur - 2017-12-09 20:41:01

" i love you "

Mayank Saxena, Jaipur - 2016-10-04 23:17:18

" Gulshan Kumarji is a legend of bollywood. After his death no one in the film industry who create a benchmark. Government of India should awarded him for his contribution to the music industry of India. "