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The Legends: Shamshad Begum – Part 2

When I first began to research the songs of Shamshad Begum in order to do a post, I reckoned it would be very easy – after all, I knew her popular...
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The Legends: Suraiya – Part 2

To Read The First Part Click Suraiya was the last of the singer-actresses before ‘playback’ took over completely in the late 1940s. With Noor...
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The Legends: Suraiya

While researching songs for my post on Shamshad Begum, I realised there was another singer whose life and art I wanted to chronicle; a singer...
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The Greats: Balraj Sahni

Born Yudhishtir Sahni, Balraj Sahni was an unassuming man, who, with his natural style of acting sank deep into the characters he played on screen....