Noted yesteryear singer and wife of music director Late Anil Biswas, Meena Kapoor passed away last evening in Kolkata. Related to P. C. Barua, Meena Kapoor was discovered by composer Ninu Mujumdar. Her first released songs were from the movie Eight Days (1949) which were composed by S D Burman. She has sung around 125 songs in her short career including Rasiya re (Pardesi), Kuch aur zamana kehta hai (Chhoti Chhoti Baatein). She shared a close friendship with another singer Geeta Dutt. They were looked upon as best friends.
May her soul rest in peace.
Here are a few songs rendered by Meena Kapoor –
1. Aankhein (1950) –
2. Char Dil Char Raahein (1959) –
3. Anokha Pyar (1949) –
4. Pardesi (1957) –
5. Chhoti Chhoti Baatein (1965) –