Category: Singing Stars

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____________________ Profile – Interview Solo Song List | 1931 – 1940 | 1941 – 1950 | 1951 – Onwards | ____________________ Rajkumari began her career as a singer on All India Radio, way back in 1934. HMV contacted her for an album in Gujarati. Initially she started working as an actress in Hindi films. Her […]
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____________________ Back to Legends – Noor Jehan ____________________ Noor Jehan – Profile Noor Jehan the Melody Queen reigned supreme over the South Asian music scene for more than six decades. She rose from near oblivion of the backwaters of Kasur, then hardly more than middle-sized Punjab town, to the dizzy heights of stardom as far […]
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Suraiya’s Factfile

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On July 9, 2010
____________________ Profile – Fact File Filmography – Interview – Photo Gallery Back to Legends – Suraiya ____________________ Suraiya was born as Suraiya Jamaal Sheikh on June 15 ,1929 in Lahore, British India (now Pakistan) and was the only child of her parents. Some sources say she was born in Gujranwala. Suraiya’s father owned a small […]

Suraiya

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On July 6, 2010

____________________ Profile – Fact File Filmography – Interview – Photo Gallery Back to Legends – Suraiya ____________________ The young Raj Kapoor used to teasingly call her

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There were other actors who benefited from the use of Mukesh’s vocals. Dilip Kumar who openly admitted his admiration for the singer. The pensive ‘Mr. Bharat’ Manoj Kumar who used Mukesh’s voice in most of his films. ‘Tum bin jeevan kaise beeta poocho mere dil se’sings the forlorn Manoj to the reluctant sanyasin Sadhana in […]
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