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Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away on February 6, 2022. The 92-year-old singer who was awarded Bharat Ratna was hospitalized for past 29 days at Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital.
In Pictures | Lata Mangeshkar: The Nightingale of Bollywood
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Security outside Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, where Lata Mangeshkar had been admitted for the past 29 days.
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‘Was mesmerized by her voice and renderings’: Mamata Banerjee
Unforgettable songs of Lata Mangeshkar
There may not be a moment when somebody, somewhere, is not listening to a song sung by Lata Mangeshkar. No singer had captured the imagination of an entire nation like she had.
She was nearly always the first choice for the composer even otherwise.
Here is rewinding to some of the unforgettable songs by India’s favourite voice:
“India has lost its voice in the death of Lata ji”: Vice President Naidu
Obituary | Lata Mangeshkar (1929-2022): The singer who consistently struck that divine ‘sur’
The nation of more than a billion lost its most popular voice, as Lata Mangeshkar (1929-2022) transcended to the heavenly stage on Saturday. More than just a name, over the years, the Bharat Ratna became an adjective, an emotion that got so deeply ingrained in the Indian consciousness that her voice became the benchmark of excellence and purity.
Usually, film personalities have fans, Lata has devotees for if the melody is the link that connects man to almighty, Lata consistently struck that divine sur.
Lata Mangeshkar “gave us solace when we were sad”: Shabana Azmi
“End of a musical era” says Maharashtra CM Thackeray
Announcing State honours for the last rites of singer Lata Mangeshkar Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray said, “Demise of Lata didi is an end of a musical era. She may not be with us in physical form from now on, but she will remain with us forever through her melodious voice.”
“Lata didi was a melodious dream not only to the Indian musical world but to the world music. Her demise has disrupted that dream. A divine voice is no more with us. She enriched all of us through her angelic voice. It is hard to imagine that she isn’t with us anymore. But her songs will remain with us till the end of time,” Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar said.
When Lata Mangeshkar moved Nehru to tears
Lata Mangeshkar had famously sung the song ‘Ae mere watan ke logon; in the presence of Nehru on the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi, on January 27, 1963.
“Her golden voice is immortal”: Rahul Gandhi
“She leaves a void in our nation that cannot be filled”: PM Modi on Lata Mangeshkar’s death
Centre announces two-day national mourning
Government announced two-day national mourning on the passing of Lata Mangeshkar. Flag to fly at half mast, and State Funeral for Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar: The Nightingale of Bollywood
In Pictures: Lata Mangeshkar, the nightingale of Bollywood.
“Thank you for all the music and the memories”: Virat Kohli
When the south got a taste of her music
Lata’s debut in Tamil was as early as in 1956. With the film Vana Ratham, ardent fans in this part of the country got an opportunity to listen to the legend croon a couple of songs in their native tongue. This was, in many ways, her Tamil debut.
“Lata-ji’s demise is heart-breaking for me”: President Kovind
Nitin Gadkari condoles Lata Mangeshkar’s death
Lata Mangeshkar, legendary singer, dies at 92
Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar died on February 6 at a hospital in Mumbai, her sister Usha Mangeshkar said.
“She is no more. She died in the morning,” Usha Mangeshkar, the singer’s younger sister, told PTI.