Akhtar Sayyedwrote on Aug 11 2008 7:11PM
Talat Mahmood was born on 24th feb1924 in Lucknow.
He got his first break as a playback singer in1945’s Movie Rajlakshmi. Music of the movie composed by Bobin Chaterjee & Dhirendra Chandra Mitra. He also acted in the Movie. Talat Mahmood gave his voice in approximately 120 movies. But the turning point of his life was movies like Babul, Patita, Taxi Driver, Taxi Driver, Mirza Ghalib, Anhonee, sujata, jahan aara, love is god, etc. Movies like Babul, Aarzoo, adaa, patita, daag, devdas, bahu etc. were the milestone movies of his career. But after the 1971’s movie who din yaad karo he din nobody heard his voice in movies for 15 long years as his last movie came at 1986 named Love & God. He sung songs in the movies like Kinare Kinare(1963), Prem Patra(1962), Sujata(1959), Ek Gaon ki Kahani(1957) etc. but he didn’t get any credits for the movies. He gave his best every time but didn’t win any major award. On 9th May 1998 he died in Mumbai Due to Heart Attack