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Legendary singer Mubarak Begum Shaikh passes away

Legendary singer Mubarak Begum Shaikh passes away


Legendary singer and ghazal maestro Mubarak Begum Shaikh has passed away at her residence in Mumbai after a prolonged illness. She was 80 years old and started her career with light music recitals in All India Radio. She was proficient in both Hindi and Urdu. Rajasthan-born Mubarak Begum is known for the evergreen song 'Kabhi tanhaiyon mein hamari yaad ayegi' from the 1961 movie 'Hamari Yaad Aayegi', which is, till this day, regarded as a classic rendition.

Her career as a playback singer began in 1949 with the Indian, Hindi-language film Aaiye. That was the launch of a notable singing career spanning over 110 films over four decades till the early 1980s. She is remembered for singing scores of songs, duets, and ghazals for Bollywood. Besides playback singing, she used to give regular stage performance and musical concerts.

So let's discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the Bollywood singer and ghazal maestro who has passed away recently in Mumbai?

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