Lata Mangeshkar, who was known as the ‘Nightingale of India’, died at 8:12 am at Breach Candy Hospital Mumbai. She had tested positive for Covid-19 on January 8 and was undergoing treatment at the hospital. The Bharat Ratna honored singer was showing improvement until last week but her health deteriorated and could not survive.
Lata Mangeshkar is one of the most popular singers in this era. Some of her most loved tracks were ‘Ajeeb Dastan Hai Ye,’ ‘Jab Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya,’ ‘Bheegi Bheegi Raaton Mein,’ ‘Tere Bina Zindagi Se Koi Shikwa To Nahin,’ ‘Lag Jaa Gale,’ ‘Ek Pyar Ka Nagma Hai,’ ‘Tune O Rangeele,’ ‘Aye Mere Wattan Ke Logo,’ ‘Maye Ni Maye,’ ‘Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye,’ ‘Tere Liye,’ and ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’ and many more.
She is well known for her warm involvement and interest in cricket and fan of Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, also interest in politics and social issues. Lata Mangeshkar was also the recipient of several awards including Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Dada Saheb Phalke Award, and multiple National Film Awards.