Commentary > Mallikas of yesteryear

Begum Akhtar in Jalsaghar (1958) Photo: IMDB

3 COMMENTS
  • Bhai Baldeep Singh

    An important article on the subject — compliments to Wajiha Ather Naqvi for her research and writing! I am particularly touched by the last section, ‘an evolving tradition’.

  • Anonymous

    Exceptional article with details unknown to many…. Respect and admiration multiplied unexplainably for these true ‘ Mallikas’ !!

  • Anonymous

    So interesting! Such a well written and well researched piece

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