Legendary playback singer Mubarak Begum passes away

Legendary playback singer Mubarak Begum passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra after a prolonged illness. She was 80.

She is known for her singing scores of songs, duets and ghazals for Bollywood, mainly during the 1950s-1970s

About Mubarak Begum

  • Mubarak Begum was born in Sujangarh, Rajasthan and moved to Mumbai when she was 10-year-old.
  • She had started her career with light music recitals in All India Radio (AIR). Her career as a playback singer began in 1949 with the Indian, Hindi-language film Aaiye.
  • In her career from 1950s and 1960s, she had worked with the best music directors in the film industry, collaborating with Shankar Jaikishan, S D Burman and Khayyam.
  • She is best known for the evergreen song “Kabhi tanhaiyon mein hamari yaad ayegi” from the movie Hamari Yaad Aayegi (1961). “Hum Haal-e-dil Sunaenge” and “O Mere Humrahi” are some of her other best known songs.

Enter Your Email Address To Subscribe Current Affairs Daily Digest, Daily Quiz and other updates on Current Affairs:


Categories: Persons in News 2017