Raj Begum was born on March 27, 1927, and died on October 26, 2016.
She was a leading Kashmiri singer, popular in the late twentieth Century.
During the year 2002, Begum was recognized with the Padma Shri award.
Her parents were Ghulam Rasool Sheikh of Magarmal Bagh in Srinagar.
Raj Begum passed away at 89 years old.