Noor Jahan would have been 93 today
She was given the title of Malika-e-Tarannum because of her voice and her talent. Noor Jahan, the playback singer who worked in British India and then in Pakistan, had a career that spanned over 60 years. She chose to live and work in Pakistan, but has sung some super successful songs for Hindi films. Like this one:
Jawan hai mohabbat (Anmol Ghadi)
Jitendra Abhisheki would have been 90 today
Indian vocalist and scholar of classical, semi-classical and devotional music, Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki was well known not only for his mastery over Hindustani music, but also for the revival of Marathi musical theatre or natyasangeet in the 1960s. He is now remembered with a special annual festival, the Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki Mahotsave in Maharashtra, and the Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki Music Festival in Goa.
- Kata Rute Kunala