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This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.
Among the Mughal emperors, Bahadur Shah Zafar (24/10/1775 – 7/11/1862) evoked my sympathy whenever I used to read the chapters on Mughal Empire in the history book during my school days. One rarely comes across such a moving tale of a reluctant emperor at a time when Mughal empire had almost crumbled. It is an irony of fate that the last emperor of Muhgal dynasty who had ruled India for over 300 years had to spend the last few years of his life in exile in Rangoon (Yongon) in Burma (Myanmar) and died unsung in anonymity.
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