Articles about Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar was 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. In January 2022, she contracted the novel coronavirus and passed away on February 6, 2022, following multi-organ failure due to post-COVID-19 complications.

28 Sep 2022

Lata Mangeshkar's birth anniversary: Recalling Nightingale of India's Tamil songs

It has not even been a year since the Nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar passed away and the world is still processing the grief.

19 Jul 2022

Bollywood News
Remembering Bhupinder Singh with 5 of his most iconic songs

Veteran singer Bhupinder Singh breathed his last on Monday due to suspected colon cancer and COVID-19-related complications at a Mumbai hospital, his wife Mitali Singh said.

04 Apr 2022

Grammy Awards
Grammys 2022: In Memoriam leaves out Lata Mangeshkar, Bappi Lahiri

The Grammy Awards 2022, dubbed to be "music's biggest night," concluded on Sunday (Monday in India) in Las Vegas.

16 Feb 2022

Bappi Lahiri
Iconic music composer Bappi Lahiri (69) passes away. RIP!

Veteran music composer Bappi Lahiri has passed away, said reports.

08 Feb 2022

This museum has 7,600 rare gramophone records of #LataMangeshkar songs

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away on Sunday, leaving scores of admirers in shock.

07 Feb 2022

Lata Mangeshkar didn't want biopic made on her. Know why

We lost the "Nightingale of India," Lata Mangeshkar on Sunday at the age of 92.

07 Feb 2022

Shah Rukh Khan
#LataMangeshkar funeral: BJP leaders draw criticism over SRK 'spit' row

Bharat Ratna winner Lata Mangeshkar breathed her last on Sunday.

07 Feb 2022

#RIPLataMangeshkar: 'Heartbroken' Ilaiyaraaja feels 'blessed to have known her'

Music legend Lata Mangeshkar died due to multi-organ failure on Sunday, leaving the entire nation in mourning.

06 Feb 2022

Why did Lata Mangeshkar think her legacy won't mean much?

Lata Mangeshkar passed away due to multi-organ failure on Sunday at 92.

06 Feb 2022

Maharashtra announces public holiday to mourn Lata Mangeshkar's death

The Maharashtra government has announced a public holiday in the state on Monday over the death of iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar, who breathed her last on Sunday morning.

06 Feb 2022

#RIPLataMangeshkar: India's Nightingale laid to rest with full state honors

Millions of fans across the world were left mourning the loss of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar who passed away on Sunday.

06 Feb 2022

Remembering Lata Mangeshkar and her fighting spirit

The Queen of Melody, Lata Mangeshkar, left us for the heavenly abode on Sunday, leaving behind a chasm that is not likely to be filled any time soon.

06 Feb 2022

Pakistani fans pay tribute as Lata Mangeshkar dies at 92

The death of iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar on Sunday affected not just Indians but Pakistanis too as tributes poured in from the neighboring country.

06 Feb 2022

When Lata Mangeshkar's 'Aye Mere Watan' left Nehru in tears

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar (92) breathed her last on Sunday after battling with multi-organ failure for several weeks.

06 Feb 2022

Did you know this producer once dismissed Lata Mangeshkar's voice?

Legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away on Sunday at the age of 92.

06 Feb 2022

Lata Mangeshkar to be accorded state funeral today in Mumbai

Marking the end of an era, legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away on Sunday morning at 92.

06 Feb 2022

India loses her nightingale; singer Lata Mangeshkar dies at 92

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away on Sunday, leaving a pall of gloom behind. She was 92.

05 Feb 2022

Lata Mangeshkar's health condition critical; singer on ventilator support: Reports

The health condition of veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar, who tested positive for COVID-19 last month, has reportedly deteriorated.

11 Jan 2022

Bollywood News
Bollywood, DO NOT dare to remake these 5 classic songs

Bollywood has produced many musical gems that need to be preserved.

27 Jun 2021

Bollywood News
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.

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

Bollywood News
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

Bollywood News
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.

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

Uttar Pradesh
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

Karan Johar
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

Narendra Modi
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

Himesh Reshammiya
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

Mahendra Singh Dhoni
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

Narendra Modi
#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

Bollywood News
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

Akshay Kumar
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

Indian Railways
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

Narendra Modi
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'.