Lata Mangeshkar left for the heavenly abode today. Besides her songs, the only treasure she has left for us is her priceless memories on social media. As we all mourn this irreplaceable loss, let’s go through the rare pictures the legendary singer left for us on Instagram. We have compiled some of the beautiful iconic photos shared by Lata Mangeshkar on her Instagram account.
Lata Mangeshkar, One of India’s Most Venerable Singers Oh Song Tense of Thugs of Sons in Her Lifetime, Has DAD So T Age of 92.
She had been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai city in January after testing positive for Covid-19.
Federal Minister Nitin Gadkari confirmed the news on Sunday.
Mangeshkar had an extraordinary career spanning over half a century, singing more than 30,000 songs across 36 languages.
But it was her work in Bollywood, India’s Hindi film industry, that made her a national icon.
President Ram Nath Kovind said the news was “heart-breaking” and added that her accomplishments would remain “incomparable”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Mangeshkar’s death left a “void in our nation that cannot be filled”.
Mangeshkar was born in Indore city, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, on 28 September 1929.
She began learning music at the age of five from her father, Deenanath Mangeshkar, who was active in theater.
After her father’s death, the family moved to Mumbai (then Bombay), where a teenaged Mangeshkar began singing for Marathi movies.
She also acted in small roles in a few films to support her family, but would say later that her heart wasn’t in it. “I was the happiest singing.” she told interviewers.
She got a big break in 1949 – it was a haunting song called Aayega Aanewala for the movie Mahal