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Rest In Peace Mubarak Begum Shaikh

Mubarak Begum was to be hospitalized on several occasions due to her falling health

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Jul 19 2016 2:24PM | Updated Date: Jul 19 2016 2:24PM

Rest In Peace Mubarak Begum Shaikh

The golden era singer and ghazal maestro Mubarak Begum Shaikh, at the age of 80, said good bye to the world and closed her eyes forever.


The whole Bollywood got immersed in tears after hearing the news. Legendary Bollywood playback singer was suffering from a long suffering illness, on Monday, late night, she passed away while battling her illness.


Mubarak Begum was in hospital since long due to her falling health.  She passed away at around 10 pm at her home in Jogeshwari. Mubarak Begum’s funeral held at Oshiwara Muslim Kabarstan in suburbs of northwest Mumbai.


Mubarak Begum is best known for songs like ‘Dard-e-dil dard-e-waffa, dard-e-tamanna kya hain’, ‘Bahut khoobsurat hain aankhein tumhari’, ‘Yeh raat kitni tamannaye saath laayi hain’, ‘ Kya Auron Mein Dekha Jo Humme’, ‘Saakiya ek jaam wo bhi to de de jo teri aankh se’,  ‘Jab Ishq Kahin Ho Jaata Hain’.