Lata Mangeshkar, also known as the 'Nightingale of India', was one of the most versatile singers in the Indian film industry. Lata was born on September 28, 1929, to classical singer and theatre artist Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar and Shevanti in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
Mangeshkar, who was known as the ‘Queen of Melody’ and the ‘Nightingale of India’, breathed her last at 8:12 am in Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital. She had tested positive for Covid-19 with mild symptoms on January 8 a
Superhit And Evergreen Lata Mangeshkar Songs
tere binaa zindagi se koyi shikawa to nahin shikawa nahin, shikawa nahin, shikawa nahin tere binaa zindagi bhee lekin zindagi to nahin zindagi nahin zindagi nahin zindagi nahin tere binaa zindagi se shikawa to nahin
Lata sang R D Burman’s first and last songs – in Chote Nawaab (1961) and Kuch Na Kaho in 1942: A Love Story in 1994. Her collaborations with A R Rahman resulted in popular songs like Luka Chupi in Rang de Basanti (2006) and O Paalanhaare in the movie, Lagaan (2001).
Modi said her songs brought out a variety of emotions and she closely witnessed the transitions of the Indian film world for decades. "Beyond films, she was always passionate about India's growth. She always wanted to see a strong and developed India," he said.
The book entitled "Lata Mangeshkar: A Musical Journey" contains little known facts intertwined with the story of her life in music, struggles, successes and her reign as the Queen of Hindi music from the 1940s to the present day.