Begum Akhtar Current Affairs, GK & News
Real name of Begum Akhtar was “Akhrati Bai Faizabadi”. She was born in 1914 to a single mother, a tawayaf, in Faizabad, which was capital of Awadh in those times. In the 1920s she acted on Calcutta stage and sang in mehfils. In 1930s she moved to Bombay and acted in 9 films, however, realized ..
Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan passed away Born -July 18, 1927, Luna village Rajasthan Belonged to a family of traditional musicians He migrated to Pakistan at the time of Partition in 1947 Began his career initially as ‘Thumri’ singer , earned prestige within the musical sorority at the time when Ustad Barkat Ali Khan, Begum Akhtar ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Barkat Ali Khan • Begum Akhtar • Ghazal • Islamic music • Mehdi Hassan • Musicians • Order of Gorkha Dakshina Bahu • Pakistani classical singers • Patiala gharana • Pervez Musharraf • Singers • Tamgha-e-Imtiaz