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Legendary Bollywood singer Shamshad Begum passes away
The veteran playback singer of songs such as Leke pehla pehla pyaar and Mere piya gaye Rangoon dies at 94
Legendary Bollywood playback singer Shamshad Begum passed away in Mumbai due to old age-related illnesses. She was 94. She sang for movies like Mughal-E-Azam, Mother India, CID, Babul and Kismat, among others. The singer is best remembered for songs such as Mere piya gaye Rangoon, Leke pehla pehla pyar, Saiyan dil mein aana re, Meri jaan… Sunday ke Sunday, Click here to read more
Republic Day special tribute: Patriotic song Ae mere watan ke logon completes 50 years!
Kavi Pradeep’s patriotic number immortalised by Lata Mangeshkar has completed 50 years. Read the story behind the poet and his inspiration to write it
It is a song that is sung on every patriotic occasion, had moved India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, to tears and its strong morale-boosting words provided solace to a nation agonised by the defeat in the 1962 Indo-China war. Ae mere watan ke logon (O people of my land), penned by National Poet Pradeep Click here to read more