Both Mohammed Rafi and Kishore Kumar are legends in the field of Bollywood playback singing. Mohammed Rafi was born in the town of Kotla Sultanpur near the city of Amritsar in the northern Indian state of Punjab on December 24, 1924 and died in the city of Mumbai in the western Indian state of Maharashtra on July 31, 1980. He was 56 when he died. He would have been 84 if he were alive today. Kishore Kumar was born Abhas Kumar Ganguly in the town of Khandwa in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on August 4, 1929 and died in the city of Mumbai in the western Indian state of Maharashtra on October 13, 1987. He was 58 when he died. He would have been 79 if he were alive today.