Kishore Kumar married four times. His first wife was Ruma Guha Thakurta aka Ruma Ghosh. Their marriage lasted from 1950 to 1958. Kishore Kumar's second wife was the famous actress Madhubala, When Kishore Kumar proposed to her, Madhubala was sick and was planning to go to London for treatment. Nevertheless, Madhubala married Kishore Kumar in 1960.
Kishore's family was against the marriage, and the couple also had a Hindu marriage to please them, but Madhubala was not accepted by them. The marriage lasted for 9 years, and ended with Madhubala's death on 23 February 1969. Kishore Kumar's third marriage was to Yogeeta Bali, and lasted from 1976 to 4 August 1978. Kishore Kumar was married to Leena Chandavarkar from 1980 until his death.