Zohra Bai Ambala Wali

October 2011

Zohra Bai Ambala Wali, Danny Kaye, Roshan Kumari and her father (1954)

By |October 16th, 2011|

November 2009

Zohra Bai Ambala Wali (1918-90)

By |November 8th, 2009|

A noted classical singer, Zohra bai Ambale wali belonged to the first generation playback singers of Hindi cinema. Born into an orthodox Muslim family, Zohrabai’s introduction to music was through the gramophone records playing in her home in Ambala (now in the Punjab).

Recognizing her […]