Noted Bollywood playback singer Mubarak Begum was known for her golden voice. A popular playback singer, she during the 1950s and 1960s lent her voice in numerous Bollywood movies. She is best remembered for her song "Kabhi Tanhaiyon Mein Yun" in Hamari Yaad Aayegi which is regarded as a classic rendition.
Born in a Muslim family, Mubarak Begum hailed from Sujangarh in Churu district of Rajasthan. Her career as a playback singer began in 1949 with solo track ‘Mohe Aane Lagi Angdai Aaja Aaja’ from the movie Aaiye (1949). She paired up with Lata Mangeshkar for the track ‘Aao Chale Sakhi Wahan,’ which was from the same film. She earned recognisation for her famous song "Kabhi tanhaiyon mein hamari yaad ayegi" from the 1961 movie Hamari Yaad Aayegi. She gave her golden voice in many movies of 1950s and 1960s and worked with the best music directors of the time including S D Burman, Shankar Jaikishan and Khayyam.
Popular Songs of Mubarak Begum:
"Woh na aayenge palat ke" (Devdas, 1955)
"Hum haal-e-dil sunayenghe" (Madhumati, 1958)
"Kabhi Tanhaiyon Mein Yun, Hamari Yaad Aayegi" (Hamari Yaad Aayegi, 1961)
"Shama Gul Karke Na Jao Yun" (Arab Ka Sitara, 1961)
"Mujh ko Apne Gale Lagalo, Aye Mere Hamrahi" (Hamrahi, 1963)
"Humein Dum Daike" with Asha Bhosle (Yeh Dil Kisko Doon, 1963)
"Kuchh Ajnabi se aap hain" (Shagun, 1964)
"Ae dil bataa hum kahan aa gaye" (Khooni Khazana, 1965)
"Be-murawwat bewafa begana-e dil aap hain" (Susheela, 1966)
"Neend Ud Jaaye Teri, Chain se Sone Wale" (Juaari, 1968)
"Wada humse kiya, dil kisi ko diya" (Saraswatichandra, 1968)
"Sanwariya teri yaad men ro ro marenge hum" (Ramu Toh Deewana Hai, 1980)
"Yeh moonh aur masoor ki daal" with Sharda (Around The World, 1967)
In her singing career she sung a total of 178 songs for Hindi films . She alongwith Asha Bhosle sang ‘Neend Ud Jaaye Teri’, ‘Mujh ko Apne Gale Lagalo’ and ‘Humein Dum Daike’. In total she lent her voice in alomsi 115 films.‘Saanwariya Teri Yaad Mein’ from 1980 comedy Ramu To Diwana Hai was one of her last tracks.
Suffering from age old related ailments she died on 18 July 2016 at her residence in Jogeshwari . She was 80. She is survived by a son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter.
(FAN OF Mrs. MUBARAK BEGUM)
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