Lata Mangeshkar is one Indian female singer who is helmed as “legendary”. She was born on 28 September 1929 and hails from Indore.
What is worth noting is that she was born into a musical family. She was referred to as the “nightingale of India. In a career spanning nearly eight decades, she has over 30,000 songs to her credit. Furthermore, it is safe to say that all Lata Mangeshkar songs are etched in the hearts of every music lover, and people have revered her in the Indian Subcontinent.
She breathed her last on the 6th of February, 2022. On the occasion of her first death anniversary, lots of people took to expressing what she meant to them. A special note that got her admirers teary-eyed was from her favourite niece Rachana Shah and a close family friend Rhythm Wagholikar.
It read ‘ Smile more..
And Hate No More..
That’s our Didi..
A true tribute is only when one follows the ideals she lived by..
Embrace her soul and live…
You taught us everything except how to live without you!!
Love and miss you the most..
Yours and yours only,
The two are authors and have come up with several books on artisans. Lataji herself has shared a close bond with this duo and has tweeted a couple of times admiring their work and showering her best wishes.
Lata Mangeshkar will always have a place in our hearts. Her childlike voice and delightful songs bring back so many childhood memories. Throughout her eight-decade career, she has produced remarkable singles that have left an indelible impression on music admirers, not just in India but overseas as well, making her an icon for many. She has not only opened the way for aspiring musicians, but she has also served as an inspiration to many.