Singer Lata Mangeshkar on Tuesday expressed grief over the death of legendary Bollywood playback singer and ghazal maestro Mubarak Begum Shaikh, with whom she had sung a duet in 1955 film Baradari.
Mubarak Begum died late on Monday night at her home here after prolonged illness. She was 80.
“Bahut dukh ki baat hai ki hamare samay ki gaayika Mubarak Begum ji hamare bich nahi rahi,” Lata tweeted.
Bahut dukh ki baat hai ki hamare samay ki gaayika Mubarak Begum ji hamare bich nahi rahi.Main unko shraddhanjali arpan karti hun.— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) July 19, 2016
Mangeshkar, who had sung “Dil humse wah lagaaye jo hans ke teer khaye” with Mubarak Begum, had reportedly reached out to the late singer offering help for her medical treatment and expenses last year.
Watch Mubarak Begum’s song Kabhi Tanhaaiyon Mein
Begum Mubarak is survived by her son Hussain, daughter-in-law Zarina and granddaughter Sana with whom she was living for many years.
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