• Thursday, August 11, 2022

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Shamshad Begum tribute

By: Eastern Eye Staff

THERE are some Bollywood musical legends who are instantly recognis­able, then there are other unsung heroes who made an incredible im­pact but perhaps didn’t get the cred­it they deserve.  One of these was late great singer Shamshad Begum, whose birth and death anniversaries fall this month. Born April 14, 1919, she rose up from humble beginnings to lend her voice to some of the greatest Bolly­wood songs in history. She died on April 23, 2013, at the age of 94 in relative anonymity, but music fans have never forgotten her impressive body of work. Eastern Eye went back in time to unearth some…

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