Shamshad Begum

Tribute paid to Shamshad Begum

Legendary singer Shamshad Begum was paid tribute in a function organised in the Gurgaon.

Aug 08, 2013, 16:54 PM IST

Shamshad Begum was born in Lahore, not Amritsar: Daughter

Shamshad Begum was born in Lahore, not in Amritsar, the legendary singer`s only daughter, Usha Ratra, has clarified.

May 03, 2013, 12:24 PM IST

Bollywood neglected Shamshad Begum over others: Pakistani daily

Although India is "much kinder" to its creative artists than Pakistan has ever been, Shamshad Begum was "stepped over" for other singers in the 1960s, as her voice was considered too powerful for the cinema in those days, a Pakistani daily said.

Apr 29, 2013, 08:47 AM IST

Singers remember Shamshad Begum as queen of melody

Describing her death as a "great loss", Mamta Sharma and Madhushree, from the current lot of playback singers, remember Shamshad Begum as "queen of melody" who had a "rare voice".

Apr 25, 2013, 20:20 PM IST

Shamshad Begum had sung `Katiya Karoon` 50 years ago!

‘Katiya Karoon’ from ‘Rockstar’ tugged at your heartstrings and the romantic number became a favourite of music lovers.

Apr 24, 2013, 17:57 PM IST

Veteran playback singer Shamshad Begum dies at 94

Legendary singer Shamshad Begum has died at her Mumbai residence. She was 94.

Apr 24, 2013, 17:14 PM IST