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Begum Akhtar

Akhtari Bai Faizabadi or Begum Akhtar (October 7, 1914–October 30, 1974) was a well known Indian singer of Ghazal, Dadra and Thumri.

She received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for vocal music, and was awardedPadma Shri and Padma Bhushan (posthumously) by Govt. of India. She was given the title of Mallika-e-Ghazal (Queen of Ghazals).

Hindi Films

  • Naseeb Ka Chakkar | –
  1. Kalyug Hai Jabse Aaya Maya Ne…
  • Roti | Anna Sahab Mainkar
  1. Wo Hans Rahe Hain Aah Kiye Jaa…
  2. Ulajh Gaye Nayanwa Chhute Nahin…
  3. Char Dino Ki Jawani Matwale…
  4. Ai Prem Teri Balihari Ho…
  5. Phir Fasle Bahaar Aayi Hai…
  6. Rehne Laga Hai Dil Me Andhera…
  • Panna Dai | Gyan Dutt
  1. Hamen Yaad Teri Sataane Lagi…
  2. Main Raja Ko Apne Rijha Ke Rahungi…
  • Dana Pani | Mohan Junior
  1. Ishq Mujhe Aur Kuchh To Yaad Nahi…
  • Ehsaan
  1. (1954 – hame.n dil me.n basaa bhi lo).

Filmography

  • Mumtaz Beghum (1934)
  • Jawaani Ka Nasha (1935)
  • King for a Day (1933, director : Raaj Hans)
  • Ameena (1934, director : -)
  • Roop Kumari (1934, director : Madan)
  • Naseeb Ka Chakkar (1936, director : Pesi Karani)
  • AnaarBala (1940, director : A M Khan)
  • Roti (1942, director : Maadhav Kaale)
  • Jalsaghar (1958; director: Satyajit Ray)

Awards and recognition

  • 1968: Padma Shri[citation needed]
  • 1972: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
  • 1975: Padma Bhushan (posthumously)

 

Source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Begum_Akhtar

 

Begum Akhtar – Mere Humnafas Mere Humnawa

Woh Jo Hum Mein Tum-Begam Akhtar

Naja balam pardeys

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