Legendary Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away at 8.12 am at Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital where she was treated for coronavirus disease. The nightingale of India as her admirers lovingly call her was 92-years old.
The last rites of Lata Mangeshkar will be performed with full state honours at Shivaji Park around 6:30 pm. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to attend the funeral, said reports.
PM Narendra Modi was the first to join the nation in paying his tributes to the legendary singer.
PM Modi said the singing legend leaves a void in our nation that cannot be filled. The coming generations will remember her as a stalwart of Indian culture, whose melodious voice had an unparalleled ability to mesmerise people, he said.
Singing songs in over 30 languages with a decades-long career, Lata Mangeshkar amused music lovers every day. She has been bestowed with many awards, including Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award.
The song, Dil Mera Toda, for the film Majboor in 1948 was her breakthrough.
In 1949, Lata Mangeshkar emerged in the limelight with the track Aayega Aanewaala from Madhubala starrer-Mahal. And then, rest is history.
Let us revisit some of her soulful tracks as a tribute to the legendary singer. Of course, it isn’t easy to list a few songs of Lata Mangeshkar.
1) Tere Bina Zindagi Se Koi Shikwa To Nahin – Aandhi
2) Lag Jaa Gale – Woh Koun Thi
3) Jab Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya – Mughal-E-Azam
4) Jo Wada Kiya
5. Dekha Ek Khwab
6. Ajib Dastan Hai Yeh
7. Yeh Dil Tum Bin Kahin Lagta Nahin
8. Aap Ki Nazro Ne Samjha
9. Aap Kyon Royen
10. Jab Se Mile Naina