As India's nightingale Lata Mangeshkar turned 89, people took to social media to express their love for the popular playback singer. From old pictures, popular music to many heartfelt messages, people shared the memories of the voice many grew up listening.
Lata Mangeshkar birthday: She’s Hindi cinema’s greatest playback singer and even today, though she playbacks ever so rarely, Lata Mangeshkar’s melodious voice, as Dilip Kumar rightly put it, resides in all of us.
Lata Mangeshkar shares that former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was very close to her. She said that he always reminded her of her father (the legendary musician-stage actor Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar).
Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar recently took down the trend of remixes in the Hindi music industry in an open letter. The singer said that she was prompted to write the piece after a conversation with Javed Akhtar.
India's nightingale Lata Mangeshkar was felicitated by BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at a special event held at Mahalaxmi Racecourse in Mumbai on Monday (January 27) celebrating the 51st anniversary of her famous song, 'Ae mere watan ke logon'.