Jaddan Bai was an early singer, music composer, actress and filmmaker of Bollywood and one of the pioneers of Indian cinema. She was the mother of well-known actress, Nargis.

She was taught first by her father and then by the Badshah of thumri Ustad Moujuddin Khan. She had also undergone extensive training with Dargahiji Misra of Varanasi and his son Govardhan Misra who were eminent Sarangi players.

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