Shamshad Begum dies at 94


Legendary singer Shamshad Begum, who was one of the first playback singers in the Hindi film industry, died at her Mumbai residence. She was 94.
She sung many hit songs like Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon, Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar and KajraMohabbatWala.
According to details, she was not keeping well since the past few months and was admitted to a hospital. She passed away on Tuesday night.
Shamshad Begum was born on April 14, 1919 in Amritsar, Punjab. She made her debut on Peshawar Radio in Lahore on December 16, 1947 and captivated the hearts and minds of her listeners with her enchanting voice.