Kishore hails from a small village on the fringes of Kanha National Park. He grew up with the Tigers, monkeys and other wild animals since the age of 15. He refers the animals as his friends and good neighbours. He is nick named as Sonu. He has assisted several organizations like WWI. Also participated in camera trapping, tiger monitoring and patrolling within the Kanha National Park. His expertise ,local knowledge and skills have been amply noticed and awarded.