The Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar referred to as the ‘Nightingale of India’, passes away at the age of 92, She was admitted to a city hospital in Mumbai early January this year after she tested positive for Covid-19 and was also diagnosed with pneumonia.
Last week, Lata Mangeshkar was taken off the ventilator after she showed some sign of improvement, However, yesterday on February 5th her condition deteriorated once again and she was put back on ventilator support. The singer was put under aggressive therapy and was tolerating the procedures before her unfortunate demise.
Lata Mangeshkar started her singing career at the age of 13 her first song was recorded in 1942, her singing career spans over seven decades, she has credited over 30,000 songs in different languages.
Lata Mangeshkar’s voice behind popular tracks like ‘Ek Pyar Ka Nagma Hai’, ‘Raam Teri Ganga Maili’, ‘Ek Radha Ek Meera’ and ‘Ae-Dil-E-Nadaan’ to name a few.
Ae-Dil-Nadaan Song by Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar was bestowed with the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award in 1969, the Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian award in 1999 and the highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna in 2001. She was also conferred with France’s highest civilian award, ‘Officier de la Legion d’Honneur’ (Officer of the Legion of Honour) in 2009.
She was the oldest of the siblings, Meena Khadikar, Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar and Hridaynath Mangeshkar.