Veteran singer Mubarak Begum passes away at 80

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Mubarak Begum has sung songs for legendary directors and actors right from Kamal Amrohi’s Daera (1953) Devta Tum Ho Mera Sahara to Dilip Kumar’s Devdas Woh Na Aayenge Palat Kar. It was said that Mubarak used to take up all the songs which Lata Mangeshkar used to reject citing date issues.

The renowned singer took her last breathe today after a long illness

One more legendary has left the world. Veteran singer Mubarak Begum was one of the talented singers Hindi film industry had witnessed. She had started her career at the age of 13 as a playback singer in the film Aiye. The 80 year old died on July 19 after a prolonged illness. She had been living in the Mumbai suburbs with her son and daughter-in-law and granddaughter.

Mubarak Begum has sung songs for legendary directors and actors right from Kamal Amrohi’s Daera (1953) Devta Tum Ho Mera Sahara to Dilip Kumar’s Devdas Woh Na Aayenge Palat Kar. It was said that Mubarak used to take up all the songs which Lata Mangeshkar used to reject citing date issues. However she didn’t she much success in her career as during that time veterans Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle were leading. Begum’s career saw an immense downfall during 1970’s and 1980’s. One of her last songs was Saanwariya Teri Yaad Mein for Ramu Toh Diwana Hai (1980).

Today the versatile singer is no more and the last rituals will take place at her residence in Mumbai. May her soul rest in peace.

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