Articles about Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar is a popular Indian playback singer and music director born on September 28, 1929. She received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1989 and Bharat Ratna in 2001 from the Government of India. Mangeshkar has recorded songs for thousands of films and has sung in several Indian and foreign languages, including, Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, and Bengali. One of her first major hits was the song 'Aayega Aanewaala' from the 1949 movie 'Mahal'. 'Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya' from the 1960 movie 'Mughal-e-Azam', which was composed by Naushad and lip-synced by actress Madhubala, is one of her most famous songs. She is the recipient of three National Film Awards, 15 Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards, four Filmfare Best Female Playback Awards, a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, and two Filmfare Special Awards, among many others. In 1974, she became the first Indian ever to perform at London's Royal Albert Hall. In 2001, Mangeshkar established the Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune, which is managed by the Lata Mangeshkar Medical Foundation. She is the elder sister of popular singers Asha Bhonsle, Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Usha Mangeshkar, and Meena Khadikar.
11 Jan 2022
Bollywood, DO NOT dare to remake these 5 classic songs
Bollywood has produced many musical gems that need to be preserved.
27 Jun 2021
RD Burman birth anniversary: Celebrating Pancham Da and his music
Rahul Dev Burman or RD Burman was an artist like no other. Considered to be one of the most versatile and talented music directors this country has ever seen, he would have turned 82 today.
04 Feb 2021
Lata Mangeshkar speaks on global support for farmers' protests
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Wednesday joined Indian personalities, including Sachin Tendulkar, Akshay Kumar, and Ajay Devgn, supporting the government's stand on the ongoing farmers' protests, saying that the country is capable of solving problems amicably.
01 Feb 2021
Watch: Cardi B plays 'Kaliyon Ka Chaman' in viral video
American rapper Cardi B left netizens surprised after releasing a cryptic video on social media earlier today.
01 Oct 2020
Rekha marks television debut with Star Plus serial promo
On Thursday, fans were in for a sweet surprise as veteran actor, the iconic and ever-charming Rekha made her television debut with an upcoming Star Plus serial's teaser.
30 Aug 2020
Everything that happened in the entertainment world today
On Sunday, news in the world of entertainment was about a couple of celebrities going public with their COVID-19 status, some fresh developments in the investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, and more.
30 Aug 2020
Lata Mangeshkar's building in Mumbai sealed due to COVID-19
Veteran playback singer Lata Mangeshkar's residential building in Mumbai, Prabhukunj, was sealed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday as a precautionary measure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
29 May 2020
Veteran lyricist Yogesh Gaur passes away at 77
Veteran lyricist Yogesh Gaur, best known for penning songs such as Kahin Door Jab Din Dal Jaaye and Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli in Rajesh Khanna's superhit film Anand, passed away on Friday. He was 77.
25 Feb 2020
Watch: Janhvi Kapoor's 'dramatic end' to a graceful dance rehearsal
In her latest Instagram post, actress Janhvi Kapoor treated her fans with a video of herself dancing gracefully on Lata Mangeshkar's soulful Piya Tose Naina Laage Re.
19 Jan 2020
Shabana Azmi accident: PM Modi, celebrities pray for her recovery
The news of veteran actress Shabana Azmi getting critically injured in a major road accident on Saturday afternoon has sent a shockwave throughout the country.
17 Sep 2019
Ranu Mondal repeat? This Uber driver's singing is breaking Internet
Days after Ranu Mondal's singing video broke the Internet, a similar video of an Uber driver from Lucknow named Vinod has left netizens in awe.
03 Sep 2019
Here's what Lata Mangeshkar said about Ranu Mondal's video
It hasn't been long when Ranu Mondal made her way from being a beggar to an overnight Internet sensation after she sang Lata Mangeshkar's Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Hai.
17 Aug 2019
Dhoni's retirement is unfair to him, his fans: Lata Mangeshkar
As speculations over MS Dhoni's retirement from international cricket continue to hit headlines, legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar urged him not to think about it.
07 Aug 2019
#RIPSushmaSwaraj: Bollywood celebrities mourn the death of BJP veteran
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away yesterday night in AIIMS, Delhi, due to a heart attack. She was 67.
27 Jun 2019
Five Bollywood celebrities who are awesome singers
Bollywood provides a huge space for showcasing one's talents, and there are many celebrities who don several hats.
09 Mar 2019
At 75, this 'fighter' trekked to Nathu-la Pass all alone
A trek at 75? Does it even feel like a doable task?
27 Feb 2019
Lata Mangeshkar announces Rs. 1 crore help to Indian Army
Days after the dastardly Pulwama attack shook the nation on February 14 killing 40 soldiers, Lata Mangeshkar extended a massive financial help to the Indian soldiers.
26 Jan 2019
Moments when a billion Indians feel the most patriotic
Every year, I cry when I see the Republic Day parade and I know I am not the only one. The fact that everyone in my office is playing patriotic songs is a testament to that.
14 Dec 2018
Lata Mangeshkar reacts to rumors of her getting hospitalized
Fans of Lata Mangeshkar woke up to unsavory news on Friday morning after it was reported that the veteran singer is unwell and has been hospitalized.
11 Dec 2018
Railways gives Prayagraj station beautiful makeover ahead of 'Kumbh Mela'
Indian Railways has always strived to give a memorable experience to passengers.
24 Oct 2018
This Mumbai theater is still running iconic 'DDLJ' film
It has been 23 years but Maratha Mandir is still in love with 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', which completed an uninterrupted run of 1,200 weeks at the iconic Mumbai theater.
08 Sep 2018
After Lata Mangeshkar's view on 'Chalte Chalte', Jackky Bhagnani clarifies
Jackky Bhagnani's upcoming movie 'Mitron' created a stir in the town after the launch of its song 'Chalte Chalte'.
13 Aug 2018
This special Delhi Metro train will spread patriotism. Here's how
Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, the Delhi Metro has come up with a unique design for a train to spread the message of patriotism.
10 Aug 2018
Shatrughan Sinha is not happy with Kapil Sharma: Here's why
While Kapil Sharma is a favorite among celebrities and fans, he got on the wrong side of veteran actor turned politician, Shatrughan Sinha, with his mimicry act.
25 Jul 2018
Impressed by Janhvi, Lata Mangeshkar wants to sing for her
Janhvi Kapoor, Boney Kapoor and Sridevi's daughter, who recently shot to fame with 'Dhadak' just received a huge compliment from Lata Mangeshkar.
16 Jul 2018
5 classic Hindi films from the good old '70s.
Featuring magic-musicians like RD Burman, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, and Mohammad Rafi, influencing filmmakers like Raj Kapoor, and Shyam Benegal, and actors as big as Rajesh Khanna and Big B, the '70s was a great time for movies in India.
12 Jun 2018
MP: Bhaiyyuji Maharaj, guru to top-politicians, shoots himself to death
Self-styled spiritual guru Bhaiyyuji Maharaj, consultant to top politicians like former Maharashtra CMs Vilasrao Deshmukh and Sushil Kumar Shinde, shot himself to death at his Indore home today.
08 Jun 2018
At Galaxy Apartments, Nitin Gadkari meets Salman Khan, father Salim
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met Bollywood star Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan, a noted screenwriter, as part of Bharatiya Janata Party's 'Sampark for Samarthan' campaign at Galaxy Apartment on Friday.
06 Jun 2018
Hours before Shah-Thackeray meeting, Sena pokes fun at BJP chief
Shiv Sena has shown its displeasure with ally BJP several times, but today, it chose a crucial moment.
05 Jun 2018
Mumbai: Amit Shah to meet Tata, Lata, Madhuri tomorrow
BJP president Amit Shah will tomorrow meet industrialist Ratan Tata, Lata Mangeshkar, and actor Madhuri Dixit and share the Modi government's achievements with them as part of his party's "contact for support" campaign.
04 May 2018
In 7 years, Mumbai will see 65% rise in air-pollution
That Mumbai has a high level of air pollution is no news. But the scary part is, it's set to rise by 65% in the next seven years.
11 Apr 2018
Google celebrates 114 birth-anniversary of KL Saigal with a doodle
Tech giant Google celebrated the 114th birth anniversary of legendary singer-actor KL Saigal with a doodle.
13 Mar 2018
Manoj Kumar-Sadhana starrer 'Woh Kaun Thi' remake in works
Popular psychological thriller, "Woh Kaun Thi?", featuring yesteryear diva Sadhana and veteran actor Manoj Kumar is set to get a remake.
27 Jan 2018
Hamid Karzai: Trump must "walk the talk" on Pakistan's terrorism
Former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai called upon US president Donald Trump to "walk the talk" about curbing Pakistan's support to terrorist outfits.
29 Nov 2017
1976 superhit movie 'Charas' in tax trouble 41 years later
The 1976 Dharmendra-Hema Malini starrer superhit 'Charas' has ran into legal trouble more than four decades later.
16 Oct 2017
'Amrapali' director and actor Lekh Tandon dies, at 88
Veteran filmmaker and actor Lekh Tandon, who directed iconic movies like 'Amrapali' (1966) and was seen in others like 'Swades' and 'Rang De Basanti', passed away yesterday. He was 88.
13 Sep 2017
Bhojpuri cinema: From wholesome family entertainment to soft porn
Bhojpuri movies have lately been associated with double meaning titles, actresses showing too much skin and raunchy dialogues.
14 Jul 2017
Meanwhile, Mumbai's cyber crime cell registers FIR against AIB
AIB seems to be in trouble after posting a meme yesterday about PM Modi by using the Snapchat dog filter.
13 Jul 2017
Steering clear of controversies: A rule book for Indian comedians
Indians born before the 2000s grew up on tales about Akbar-Birbal, Nasruddin Hodja and more. Historically, lower-ranked people resorted to humor to teach wisdom to rulers.
05 Jun 2017
Bihar topper scam- Principal, secretary of Ganesh's school arrested
The principal, secretary and clerk of Sanjay Gandhi High School in Samastipur have been arrested for admitting Bihar Intermediate Arts "topper" Ganesh Kumar into the school in 2014 on the basis of forged documents.