Nightangle of India Lata Mangeshkar died on Sunday at the age of 92 years.
Lata, who started her career in 1940’s has sung more than 25,000 songs in all languages. We have compiled a list of best songs.
Born on September 28, 1929, Lata began her career in the year 1942 at the age of 13.
In a career spanning over seven decades, the melody queen recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films. She had sung songs in over thirty-six regional Indian languages and foreign languages.
Lata was the recipient of three National Film Awards, 15 Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards, 4 Filmfare Awards for Best Female Playback Singer, 2 Filmfare Special Awards, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award and many more. In 1974, Lata became the first Indian to perform in the Royal Albert Hall.
Here’s a throwback to some of her most soulful songs of Lata:
Ajeeb Dastaan Hain Yeh
Bahon mein chale aao
Lag Ja Gale
Ye Kaha Aa Gaye Hum
Aap Ki Nazron Ne Samjha
Kora Kagaz Tha Yeh Mann Mera
Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna
Hothon Main Aisi Baat
Ae Mere Watan Ke Logo