About Mubarak Begum Shaikh :
- Mubarak Begum was Born in Sujangarh (Churu) in Rajasthan and proficient both in Hindi and Urdu, Mubarak Begum launched her career with All India Radio (AIR) with ghazals and light musical recitals.
- After spending a few years in Gujarat, she migrated to Mumbai in the late 1940s and got her first playback song break in 1949 for the film “Aaiye” for which the music was composed by the late music director Nashad That was the launch of a notable singing career spanning over 110 films over four decades till the early 1980s.
- Besides being a playback singer, she also performed regularly on stage and in musical concerts. Some of her most memorable numbers are Mujhko Apne Gala Laga Lo (Hamrahi, 1963), Neend Udd Jaye Teri (Juaari, 1968), and Wada Humse Kiya, Dil Kisiko Diya” (Saraswatichandra, 1968).