Munni Begum (Bengali: মুন্নী বেগম, Urdu: منی بیگم) is a famous Pakistani ghazal singer. Her real name is Nadira (Bengali: নাদিরা; Urdu: نادرہ). She is an American national, based in Chicago, IL, USA.
Munni Begum was born in Murshidabad, West Bengal, India. The youngest child of seven children, she first started taking music lessons from the famous singer Ustad Khwaja Ghulam Mustafa Warsi. Subsequently, she studied in the school of music for three years, and thereafter she launched her career.
Her parents migrated from India to East Pakistan in the early 1950s; East Pakistan later became independent Bangladesh. She studied in PAF Shaheen School, Dhaka; however, she moved to Pakistan before graduating from high school, due to Bangladesh Independence War of 1971.
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