Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar (Marathi: लता मंगेशकर; born September 28, 1929) is a singer from India. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback ... More »Lata Mangeshkar (Marathi: लता मंगेशकर; born September 28, 1929) is a singer from India. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India. Mangeshkar's career started in 1942 and has spanned over six and a half decades. She has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and has sung songs in over thirty-six regional Indian languages and foreign languages, though primarily in Hindi. She is the elder sister of singer Asha Bhosle, and Hridayanath Mangeshkar, Usha Mangeshkar and Meena Mangeshkar. She is the second vocalist to have ever been awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour. Mangeshkar was featured in the Guinness Book of World Records from 1974 to 1991 for having made the most recordings in the world. The claim was that she had recorded approximately 25,000 solo, duet, and chorus-backed songs in 20 Indian languages between 1948 to 1974. Over the years, while several sources have supported this claim, others have raised concerns over its... [ Wikipedia ]

Lata Mangeshkar quashes death rumours

Bollywood | Posted on Feb 03, 2012 at 12:32pm IST New Delhi: Noted singer Lata Mangeshkar has quashed the rumours of her death via micro blogging site twitter. She tweets," Namaskar. Pls don't believe any rumors which are doing the rounds about my health & well-being. All is well, by the ...

5 unknown facts about Lata Mangeshkar

Fondly termed as Didi and the Nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar rules a million hearts. The legendary singer has been in the news recently since the sad demise of yesteryear actress Nanda. Social networking sites were abuzz with the news of the fake death of Lata Mangeshkar ...

When Lata Mangeshkar moved Prime Minister Nehru to tears

Singer Lata Mangeshkar says she never imagined that her song “Ae mere watan ke logon” will become popular across the country and abroad; the song sung in 1963 reportedly moved the then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru to tears Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar said she had not ...

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Ten Terrific RD Burman Songs Raga Based by Just Like That : Abhijit Bhaduri's blog-The Times Of In

RD wanted Lata Mangeshkar for his first song, despite knowing that his father SD Burman had not worked with Lata for six long years following a rift. RD sent word to Lata through Jaidev (who was SD’s assistant) and in the process mended fences between SD and Lata. ...

Lata Mangeshkar turns 83

New Delhi, Sep 28 (PTI) Music legend Lata Mangeshkar, who who continues to mesmerise millions with her gold en voice in a career spanning seven decades, turned 83 today. The Nightingale of India has left Mumbai to an undisclosed location to celebrate her birthday quietly. Lata has ...

Lata Mangaeshkar Tweets Good Health, Slashes Rumors of Illness

" Lata Mangeshkar celebrated her 82nd birthday last year and her old age has given reasons for her fans to be worried about her health. She is not the only one to be a victim of celebrity death hoax. David Guetta, Jackie Chan and Mick Jagger are some of the celebrities who were rumored ...

After Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Parekh 'killed' online!

A day after rumours of India's nightingale Lata Mangeshkar being killed online started spreading, it is now the turn of actress Asha Parekh. Rumours of actress Asha Parekh passing away spread like wild fire on micro-blogging website Twitter. Asha Parekh, one of the country's most ...

‘Lata Mangeshkar violated norms for housing scheme’

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government informed the Bombay High Court here that singer Lata Mangeshkar had violated conditions imposed by authorities to regularise her scheme for reserving houses for people below the poverty line, though the singer denied the charge. The court was hearing a ...

Lata Mangeshkar violated norms for housing scheme, government tells HC

Lata Mangeshkar violated norms for housing scheme, government tells HC By PTI | 11 Feb, 2014, 09.38PM IST The singer has sought quashing and setting aside the January 4 notice issued by the Competent Authority under the Urban Land Ceiling Act. MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government informed ...

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Lata should ensure no one misuses her iconic status: Congress

NEW DELHI: Lata Mangeshkar should guard against anyone "misusing" her iconic status for drawing political mileage, Congress said today a day after the legendary singer shared a dais with Narendra Modi. "Lata Mangeshkar is an icon before whom all of us bow down. Beauty of her voice ...

To honour Lata Mangeshkar's Ae mere waton ke logon, Modi will be present

To honour Lata Mangeshkar's Ae mere waton ke logon, Modi will be present Iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar has said that there is no political tenor to a ceremony being held tomorrow at which she will be honoured by Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate of the BJP. "I don't ...

Lata Mangeshkar opposes heritage tag for studio on her plot, moves Bombay High Court

Lata Mangeshkar opposes heritage tag for studio on her plot, moves Bombay High Court All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: December 21, 2013 21:41 IST Mumbai : Playback singer Lata Mangeshkar today moved the Bombay High Court challenging a Maharashtra Government's order ...

High court relief to Lata Mangeshkar in Jaiprabha studio land issue

Lata Mangeshkar purchased this 13-acre plot in 1959 from renowned Marathi film director-producer Bhalji Pendharkar. MUMBAI: The Bombay high court has dismissed a public interest litigation challenging a 1982 decision of Maharashtra government allowing change of user on a plot of land in ...

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Bharat Ratna to Sachin comes not a day too early: Lata Mangeshkar

Mumbai: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will be awarded the Bharat Ratna and legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar, who was accorded the country's top-most civilian honour in 2001, couldn't contain her joy and excitement on hearing the news. "I've been saying Sachin deserves the ...

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Lata should reconsider her decision to endorse Modi: Nitesh Rane

Mumbai: The controversy over a demand that Lata Mangeshkar be stripped of the Bharat Ratna for praising Bharatiya Janata Party' prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi hit a new law on Thursday with Mumbai Congressman Nitesh Rane reminding the singer should ...

Lata Mangeshkar has right to express her feelings, says Modi

BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, on Thursday, slammed Congress for not having respect for singer Lata Mangeshkar, and said she was entitled to air her views. Speaking at a campaign rally at Durg in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, Modi said, "Lata Mangeshkar had only said ...

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Lata Mangeshkar endorses Narendra Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today found an ardent supporter in melody queen Lata Mangeshkar who said she would like to see him taking the top job. After Modi inaugurated a new hospital complex named after her late father Deenanath Mangeshkar ...

Lata gets relief in Kolhapur heritage studio case

MUMBAI: The Kolhapur Municipal Corporation on Tuesday told the Bombay high court it would issue a fresh notice to Lata Mangeshkar regarding repairs to a heritage studio owned by her. A division bench was hearing Lata's petition challenging the KMC's July 9-10, 2010, notices ...

I was not fit for Parliament, Sachin Tendulkar can do better: Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar at a function. Lata was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 1999 and Sachin has been recently nominated to the Rajya Sabha. MUMBAI: Lata Mangeshkar says she was not so comfortable when she was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 1999. However...

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