Today is Composer Roop Kumar Rathod’s birthday. He is not only a music composer but also a singer and the son of late Pundit Chaturbhuj Rathod. Pundit Chaturbhuj Rathod was the exponent of the rare and oldest style of singing called Dhrupad and belonged to Jamnagar’s Aditya Gharana.
Roop Kumar Rathod has 2 brothers – Shravan of the Music Duo Nadeem-Shravan fame and the singer Vinod Rathod. Sunali Rathod is his wife. He made Bollywood debut with Main tera aashiq hoon… from Gumraah (1989).
Bollywood and Composer Roop Kumar Rathod’s Birthday
Some Bollywood songs sung by him are:
Tere pyar mein main marjawan… Hogi Pyar Ki Jeet (1999)
Pardesi toh hain pardesi… Mother (1999)
Khamosh raat… Thakshak (1999)
Zindagi maut na ban jaye… Sarfarosh (1999)
Aisi waisi baat nahin… Hero Hindustani (1998)