Begum Akhtar

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... read moreBegum Akhtar came from Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh and studied with "eminent maestros like Ustads Vaheed Khan and Ata Khan of Patiala" according to the skimpy sleeve notes of a 1969 LP for EMI India. She was one of the finest and most spellbinding exponents of ghazal, but extremely under-represented...

Key songs

Ab Ke Sawan Ghar Aaja
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14:12
Josh Par Phir Hai Tabiyat (Album Version)
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7:49
Jahan Ban Ke Ek Ek (Album Version)
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7:40
Hungama-E-Gham Se
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12:08
Dil Ki Lagi Ko Aur (Album Version)
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8:01

Biography

Active: 1940s-1970s
Country Of origin: India

Begum Akhtar came from Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh and studied with "eminent maestros like Ustads Vaheed Khan and Ata Khan of Patiala" according to the skimpy sleeve notes of a 1969 LP for EMI India. She was one of the finest and most spellbinding exponents of ghazal, but extremely under-represented in available recordings. ~ Ken Hunt~ Rovi