Renowned Kashmiri thespian Raj Begum, 89, passes divided after enlarged illness

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Renowned Kashmiri thespian Raj Begum upheld divided on Wednesday, 26 October. She was 89.

Raj Begum. Image from TwitterRaj Begum. Image from Twitter

Raj Begum. Image from Twitter

News group ANI reported that Begum had been ill over a enlarged duration of time heading adult to her death.

She is survived by dual sons and a daughter, as good as their children.

Born to Ghulam Rasool Sheikh of Srinagar in Mar 1927, Raj Begum began singing from a really early age, reported The Kashmir MonitorThe Kashmir Monitor.

Later, she would perform during weddings — before anticipating celebrity as a thespian on Radio Kashmir Srinagar. She continued with her radio army until a mid-1980s.

Raj Begum was celebrated with a Padma Shri and a Sageet Natak Akademi Award.