Birth Anniversary of Shamshad Begum who has a voice like Bulbul

Shamshad Begum, one of the earliest playback singers of Hindi films, was born on April 14, 1919, in Amritsar, Punjab state

Her melodious voice created a huge fan following and she recorded many superhit songs like 'Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar' and 'Kajra Mohabbat Wala'

In 2009, Shamshad Begum was honored with the 'Padma Bhushan' for her contribution to the field of arts

She was a big fan of Sehgal and loved watching movies and listening to songs

After the death of her husband, she moved to Mumbai and continued her singing career

Shamshad Begum's singing style was completely original and she was highly regarded by her contemporaries

She made the song 'Holi Aai Re Kanhai Rang Chalke' immortal with her melodious voice

Her songs continue to be popular today and are often remixed

Shamshad Begum passed away on April 23, 2013, but her voice lives on through her songs