Shamshad Begum.

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Legendary singer Shamshad Begum was one of the first playback singers in the Hindi film industry and the voice behind hit songs like ‘Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon’, ‘Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar’ and ‘Kajra Mohabbat Wala.’
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FILE - In this March 31, 2009 file photo, Indian President Pratibha Patil, left, presents the Padma Bhushan award, to Bollywood singer Shamshad Begum at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi, India. Legendary Indian singer Begum died late Tuesday April 23, 2013, in Mumbai. She was 94. (AP Photo/Mustafa Quraishi, File)
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