SARDARI BEGUM (1997)

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  • THUMRI Working

Synopsis

Based on the true life story of a 'thumri' singer, the film tells the story of the famous singer Sardari Begum who wants her daughter Sakina to continue the tradition of singing. Flashbacks show how the young Sardari, fascinated and obsessed by this type of singing, rebelled against her family and ran away from home to take up the profession and perform in public. She was subsequently ostracised by them. Years later, her accidental death reveals her existence to her niece Tehzeeb, a journalist who reports the incident.

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