In terms of range of music directors, nature of songs and ranking on the commercial success, solo songs of Shamshad Begum also seem to follow the pattern that solo songs of Geeta Roy seems to follow.
However, before we draw any inference, let us first listen to the representative songs.
Piya Piya Tu Bol Papiha – Bholi – Pandit Govind Ram – Ishwar Chandra Kapoor
Taqdeer Ka Sab Khel Hain – Bhool Bhulaiya – Bulo C Rani – B R Sharma
Aankh Mili Dil Chala Gaya Koi Pyar Ki Duniya…. – Chandani Raat – Naushad – Shakeel Badayuni
Utha Hai Ik Tufaan Seene Mein – Chilman – Hanuman Prasad – P L Santoshi
Saath Mere Hai Saanwariya – Dada – Shaukat Dehlvi (a.k.a. Nashad) – Hussaini Hyderabadi
Chandani Raat Hai Kaisi Suhani, Hay Re Chanda Teri Uthe Jawani – Dil Ki Duniya – Pandit Govindram – Zia Sarahadi
Chandani Aaye Ban Ke Pyar – Dulari – Naushad – Shakeel Badayuni
Mastana Nigaho Ke Deewane Hazaron Hai – Garibi – Bulo C Rani – Shevan Rizvi
Naino Ke Mast Ishaare, Mast Bana Gaye – Jaltarang – Husnlal Bhagatram – Mulraj Bakri
Tadap Tadap Ke Din Gujhara Hai – Jannat – Hanuman Prasad – M K Chhibber
Hai Mausam Suhana, Ankhon Mein Kahani Hai – Maa Ka Pyar – Pandit Govindram – Ishwar Chandra Kapoor
Tam Tam Se Zaankho Na Raaniji – Namoona – C Ramchandra – P L Santoshi
Khatein Hai Thokare Haye Kismat Ke Maare hue – Nisbat – Pandit Givindram – Majrooh Sultanpuri
Nahin Fariyad Karate Hum , Tumhein Bas Yaad Karate Hai – Sawan Aaya Re – Khemchand Prakash – Bharat Vyas
We will take up solo songs of Raajkumari in our next episode.