"Iconic Voice of India, Lost!" Lata Mangeshkar, Singing Legend Passes Away at 92

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Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar passes away at the age of 92on Sunday, February at the Breach Candy Hospital.

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India’s legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar breathed her last at 8:12 AM on Sunday, February 6 at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. Earlier last month she was diagnosed with Covid-19 and fought well in the critical condition.


Lata Mangeshkar was admitted in the ICU over the last three weeks in Breach candy hospital. Where she also fought pneumonia along with the virus. Over the last few weeks Breach Candy Hospital and family members consecutively shared health updates to the media and fans. An official health bulletin was also being shared with the media.

Lata Mangeshkar's demise has left a massive void in the Indian music fraternity and the nation shocked and saddened. After living the soleful & melodious life Mangeshkar awarded with many iconic awards. She was conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1990. For her contribution to Indian music, she also was bestowed with Padma Bhushan in 1969 and Bharat Ratna in 2001. She began her career as a singer back in 1942 and never looked back. She recorded innumerable songs in over 36 Indian and foreign languages.

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She worked with several music directors like Madan Mohan, SD Burman, RD Burman, Shankar-Jaikishan, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, OP Nayyar to name a few. Not just this, she has lent her voice to many female stars like Sridevi, Nargis, Waheeda Rehman, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol, Preity Zinta and many others. She is survived by her 3 sisters - Usha Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Meena Khadikar and brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar.

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