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Classical Indian singer whose songs have been featured in many films and she was the recipient of the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor.
She started acting and singing in musicals at age five. Eight years later, her father died from heart disease and a family friend helped her get involved in music and acting.
She held the record for most recordings in the world, with more than 25,000, according to the Guinness Book of World Records from 1974 to 1991.
How did Lata Mangeshkar die?
“It is with profound grief that we announce the sad demise of Lata Mangeshkar at 8:12 AM. She has died because of multi-organ failure after more than 28 days of hospitalisation post Covid-19,” Dr Samdani informed.
|Cause of death||Coronavirus disease|
|Age of death||92 years|
|Profession||World Music Singer|
|Birthday||September 28, 1929|
|Death date||February 6, 2022|
|Place of death||Breach Candy Hospital Trust, Mumbai, India|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"I missed out on my childhood. I had to work hard, but I was immediately given a place in playback."Lata Mangeshkar
"My father passed away in 1942, and three-four months after his death, I had to start working. There was a responsibility on my shoulders to run the household. It was my duty as the eldest child in the house."Lata Mangeshkar
"I feel I am a little unfit for the kind of music that is being made today. There is a big difference between what I sang earlier and what is being made now. I am not saying this music is bad, but there are too many beats."Lata Mangeshkar
"Today, the scope for variety has shrunk drastically. There are only a handful of topnotch composers like A. R. Rahman, Anu Malik, Jatin-Lalit... that's it."Lata Mangeshkar
"In my opinion, the biggest achievement was by Shankar-Jaikishan. With Raj Kapoor's 'Barsaat,' they changed the way we looked at playback singing."Lata Mangeshkar