Legendary singer Shamshad Begum's Kabhi aar kabhi paar and Leke pehla pehla pyaar still spread the same magic that the songs used to when she sang them more than five decades ago.
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.
Shamshad Begum, a pioneer of Bollywood's music fraternity and the voice behind some of it's most memorable hits, died in Mumbai after a long illness.
Legendary singer Shamshad Begum, one of the first playback singers in the Hindi film industry and voice behind hit songs like Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon, Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar and Kajra Mohabbat Wala, has died at her Mumbai residence.
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.