RTIwala Team will explain everything you should know about Begum Akhtar and Top 5 Unknown Facts about of Begum Akhtar. These sort of Facts and Information may not be available on any website or news app as such! We’ve filtered out all the irrelevant things for our readers and presenting the info in FAQ format.
Products from Amazon.in
Price: INR 257.00Was: INR 395.00
Price: INR 288.97Was: INR 390.00
Price: Check on Amazon
Price: INR 223.00
Price: INR 74.00Was: INR 83.00
Price: INR 99.00
Price: INR 68.00Was: INR 100.00
Who was Begum Akhtar?
- Begum Akhtar aka Akhtari Bai Faizabadi was an Indian Classical Singer, Actor and Lyricist who lived in between 7 Oct 1914- 30 Oct 1974.
- She born and brought up in Uttar Pradesh, and spent her childhood in Faizabad and most of life in Lucknow.
- Begum Akhtar has trained in Ghazal, Dadra and Thumri genres of Hindustani classical music.
Top 5 Unknown Facts about Begum Akhtar
- Begum Akhtar has been awarded many awards, mainly Padma Shri, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and Padma Bhushan.
- RTIwala Reveals that Begum Akhtar had her first Live Concert at the Age of 15! Yeah, you read it right! At age of 19, she was much appreciated by non-other than Nightingale of India, Sarojini Naidu during the charity concert for 1934 Nepal-Bihar Aid victims.
- Akhtar Bai Faizabadi had more than 400 Gazals to her name! Therefore also known as Mallika-e-Ghazal.
- Did you know? She has also acted in a few Hindi films which include Ameena (1934), Mumtaz Begum (1934), Jawaani Ka Nasha (1935), Naseeb Ka Chakkar (1935). In all these films, she sang all her songs herself.
- She was trained by Who’s who of Hindustani Music Industry like Mohammad Khan, Abdul Waheed Khan and Ustad Jhande Khan Saheb. the great sarangi player Ustad Imdad Khan.
Also Read: Top 10 Unknown Facts of Mahatma Gandhi
And due to her phenomenal contribution to Hindustani Sangeet and the becoming Flagbearer in Male-dominated Music Industry, Google India has dedicated a Doodle on Behum Akhtar’s 103rd Brith Anniversary.
Products from Amazon.in
eCraftIndia Antique Music Decorative Canon Brass Showpiece (10 cm x 10 cm x 23.75 cm, Red and Brown)Price: INR 292.00Was: INR 1,199.00
Indibni Couple Listening Music 12X12 Printed Filled - Green Gift for Him Her Fiance Spouse Husband Wife Birthday AnniversaryPrice: INR 299.00Was: INR 999.00
Price: INR 647.00Was: INR 1,300.00
Price: INR 899.00Was: INR 2,999.00
Price: INR 849.00Was: INR 1,190.00
Price: INR 273.00Was: INR 399.00
Price: INR 548.00Was: INR 745.00
Price: INR 1,925.00Was: INR 2,999.00
All the Names, Images and Trademarks are registered property of their respective owners.
RTIwala | Empowering the masses… by RTIwala Team is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at rtiwala.com.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at contact-us/
Copyright 2017 RTIwala | Empowering the masses...