Legendary singer Mubarak Begum Shaikh dead at 80

July 19, 2016 11:25 IST 3 of 5
Born in Sujangarh, with proficiency in both Hindi and Urdu, Mubarak Begum launched her career with the All India Radio (AIR) with singing programmes and light musical recitals. She moved to Mumbai 70 years ago and sang her first playback song in 1949 for the film "Aaiye" for which the music was composed by the late music director Nashad.