Mahendra Kapoor (9 January 1934 – 27 September 2008) was an Indian playback singer.he is sometimes known as The Vibrant Voice of India.He was the first Indian playback singer to record music in English.He was popular for sang songs such as 'Chalo ek baar phir se Ajnabi ban jayen hum dono' (Gumrah), and 'Neele gagan ke tale' (Hamraaz).His name however became most closely associated with patriotic songs including 'Mere Desh Ki Dharti' (Upkaar). He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1972 by the Government of India.
|National Film Award||Best Male Playback Singer||Mere Desh Ki Dharti||Upkar||1968|
|Filmfare Award||Best Male Playback Singer||Chalo Ek Bar||Gumrah||1964|
|Filmfare Award||Best Male Playback Singer||Neele Gagan Ke Tale||Hamraaz||1968|
|Filmfare Award||Best Male Playback Singer||Aur Nahi Bus Aur Nahi||Roti Kapda Aur Makaan||1975|
|Filmfare Award||Nominated -Best Male Playback Singer||Mere Desh Ki Dharti||Upkar||1968|
|Filmfare Award||Nominated-Best Male Playback Singer||Sunke Teri Pukar||Fakira||1977|