|BIRTHDAY||7 October, 1914|
|BIRTH PLACE||Bhadarsa , Faizabad , Uttar Pradesh|
|AGE (in 1974)||60 Years Old|
Begum Akhtar was born on 07-10-1914 in Bhadarsa, Faizabad in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. She was an Indian Singer, Film Actress & Musician.
|AWARD NAME||AWARD CATEGORY||RECEIPT YEAR||RECEIPT FIELD|
|Padma Shri||Civilian Award||1968||Arts|
|Padma Bhushan||Civilian Award||1975||Arts|
For her contribution, she has been bestowed with Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan Award by the government of India.
Begum Akhtar died on 30-10-1974 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. She died of Heart Attack at age of 60.
|DEATHDAY||DEATH PLACE||DEATH STATE||DEATH COUNTRY|
|30 October, 1974||Ahmedabad||Gujarat||India|
She was married to Ishtiaq Ahmed Abbasi who was a barrister.