Lata Mangeshkar, the nightingale of B-town turns a year older - One World News

Lata Mangeshkar, the nightingale of B-town turns a year older

Owner of melodious voice Lata Mangeshkar turns a year older


Lata Mangeshkar is one such name will always inspire generations of singers. Her era will always stay fresh. She is the honor of being the second vocalist to have ever been awarded the prestigious Bharat Ratna award. Her melodious can instantly uplift your mood.

Lata Mangeshkar

She will keep ruling our hearts with her mesmerizing voice and soulful singing. We can easily compare her voice to the nightingale when she sings, it’s totally magical.

Lata Mangeshkar was born into a family of talents and performers. Her father had a theatre company and the Mangeshkar sisters grew up in awe of music. By pursuing singing, the sisters wanted to carry forward their father’s rich legacy.

They were being trained classically from their childhood. From a very young age, Mangeshkar could sing ‘Raag Puriya Dhanashree’ with full command. Her father discovered Lata’s real talent. “It so happened that once her father asked his shagird (disciple) to practice a raag while he finished some work. And the next minute, she was correcting him. When her father returned, he discovered a shagird in his own daughter.”

Reportedly, Lata’s father said to her mother, “We have a singer at home. We never knew it.”

Lata Mangeshka recorded her first song in 1942. She was only 13. She kick-started her career with a song titled ‘Naachu Yaa Gade’. It was for a Marathi movie but was later dropped from the album. She has served B-town for more than 7 decades, and that’s commendable. Lata Mangeshkar has regaled music listeners with her mellifluous voice. She has crushed every competition that came to her way. .

Awards

The legend Lata Mangeshkar turns 88 today and on her special day, let’s have a look at some of her best songs:-

Aap Ki Nazro Ne Samjha Pyaar Ke Kabil Mujhe

(Anpadh) 1962

Ajeeb Dastan Hai Yeh

(Dil apna aur preet parayi) 1960

Bahon Mein Chale Aao

(Anamika) 1973

Lag Ja Gale Se Phir

(Woh kaun thi) 1964

Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon

(Origional Version) 1963

Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai

(Guide) 1965

Jab Pyar Kiya to Darna Kya

( Mughal-E-Azam) 1960

Chalte- Chalte

(Pakeezah) 1972

Kabhi-Kabhi Mere Dil Mein

(Kabhie-Kabhie) 1976

Tere Bina Zindagi Se Koi

(Aandhi) 1975

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