Bollywood today mourned the demise of legendary singer of Hindi Cinema Shamshad Begum, who passed away at the age of 94. Shamshad Begum mesmerized with her vocals in the 40s and 50s era of Cinema. Some of the evergreen hits include Kahin Pe Nigahen Kahin Pe Nishaana’, ‘Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon’, ‘Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar’ and ‘Kajra Mohabbat Wala’.
|AMITABH BACHCHAN, LATA MANGESHKAR, |
MADHUR BHANDARKAR AND SUSHANT SINGH RAJPUT
On one side Hindi Film industry is gearing up to celebrate the 100 years of Indian Cinema, while on other hand Hindi Cinema lost its gem Shamshad Begum! What a dichotomy situation it is!
Here’s what our celebs wrote on the micro-blogging site
Amitabh Bachchan: The golden voice of Shamshad Begum, play back singer of great eminence in some of the most historic film songs .. now silent .. RIP
Lata Mangeshkar: Aaj subha mujhe pata chala ki mashhoor playback singer shamshad begumji humare beech nahi rahi,ye sunke mujhe bohot dukh hua,maine unke saath kafi filmo’n mein gaane gaaye,wo bohot acchhi hasmukh aur sidhi saadhi shakhsiyat thi,main unko shraddhanjali arpit karti hun.
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Sushant Singh Rajput: RIP Legendary singer Shamshad Begum,one of the first playback singer in the hindi film industry
Madhur Bhandarkar: Shamshad Begum can truly be call the Indian nightingale. She’ll be immortal because of her songs. RIP.
Jennifer Winget: The great Indian play back singer Shamshad Begum has passed away. RIP