Asha Bhosle won an award for Chain se hum ko kabhi aap ne jeene na diyaa, the last song she sang for composer O P Nayyar which was supposed to be used in the movie Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye
Shamshad Begum, who died at 94, was among the first playback singers of Bollywood. Many of her hit songs have been remixed for modern listeners but little is known about the reclusive singer herself.
One of the first playback singers of the Indian film industry, Shamshad Begum worked with some of the top music directors of the 1950s and 60s like Naushaad and OP Nayyar. Her soulful songs from the black and white era are still loved by music enthusiasts and have also been remixed a number of times for young party lovers. Today, on her 94th birthday, we bring to you our favourite top ten Shamshad Begum hits.