Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar passes away At 92

Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar passes away At 92
  • Indian Singer Lata Mangeshkar has died in Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital due to multiple organ failures. She was 92 years old. She started her singing career at the age of 13 and recorded her first song in 1942. Her original name was Hema Mangeshkar.
  • Lata Mangeshkar is lovingly referred to as the ‘Nightingale of India’. Queen of Melody was another nick name for her.
  • Among Lata Mangeshkar’s most iconic songs is the patriotic composition Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo. She has won three National Film Awards. She owns a music label with the name LM Music.

Source: NDTV

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She has won the following prestigious awards:

  • 2001 : Bharat Ratna – The Nation’s Highest Civilian Award
  • 1999 : Padma Vibhushan
  • 1969 : Padam Bhushan

Two states have awarded in the name of Lata Mangeshkar:

  • Madhya Pradesh: In 1984, the State Government of Madhya Pradesh instituted the Lata Mangeshkar Award in her honour.
  • Maharashtra: The State Government of Maharashtra also instituted a Lata Mangeshkar Award in 1992.

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