Lata Mangeshkar

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‘Naam Reh Jaayega’ details what actually happened when Lata Mangeshkar was almost poisoned

Mumbai, May 13 (SocialNews.XYZ) As the Indian music industry stands in solidarity to celebrate the legendary singer late Lata Mangeshkar, StarPlus' special series 'Naam Reh Jaayega' brings 18 of India's most notable singers together to pay a special tribute to the 'Nightingale of India', honouring her legacy and the countless memories she left behind.
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Usha, Hridaynath recall anecdotes about Lata Mangeshkar

Mumbai, May 2 (SocialNews.XYZ) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar's sister and well-known singer Usha Mangeshkar and her brother and music director Hridaynath Mangeshkar shared some beautiful memories of Lata on the show 'Naam Reh Jaayega', an eight-part series to pay special tribute to the 'Nightingale of India'.

Lata Mangeshkar: After Oscars, Grammys leaves out singer in tributes

Indian fans were disappointed to find iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar's name missing from the Grammys' In Memoriam section on Monday. Mangeshkar, one of India's most beloved and prolific singers, died in Mumbai city in February. Often called the "nightingale of Bollywood", she sang thousands of songs in more than 30...
Foreign Policy

Lata Mangeshkar Was a South Asian Icon

The beloved Indian singer, who died last weekend, reached audiences well beyond India—despite stirring some controversy. Welcome to Foreign Policy’s South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: South Asia mourns the loss of Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar, voting begins in state elections in India’s populous Uttar Pradesh, and Quad foreign ministers meet in Australia.

‘We’re So Lucky to Have Grown Up With Her Voice’: Raveena Pays Tribute to Lata Mangeshkar

The singer Raveena, whose family immigrated to the U.S. from India after the 1984 Sikh genocide, has been listening to the late playback vocalist and composer Lata Mangeshkar her entire life. She grew up on Bollywood films and music, and Mangeshkar’s distinctive, piercing soprano is among the first voices she remembers hearing as a kid. Mangeshkar died on Feb. 6 in Mumbai at the age of 92. Throughout Mangeshkar’s towering career, she recorded an estimated 25,000 songs, and her four-octave voice became an indelible part of Bollywood history. She worked as a teenage actress in the 1940s and eventually moved behind the scenes...