Lata Mangeshkar was an Indian singer. She was born on 28 September 1929 and passed away on 6 February 2022. The Indian playback singer was considered to be one of the greatest singers of all time. She made a huge contribution to the Indian music industry. Her singing career spans over a decade. She gained many honorific titles during her career. She is often called the Nightingale of India and the Voice of the Millennium.
Lata Mangeshkar was the eldest daughter of her parents. She was born in a Maharashtrian family. Her father was a classical singer and a theatre actor. Her mother was his father’s second wife. Lata was the eldest child in her family. She had four siblings: Meena, Asha, Usha, and Hridaynath. All of her siblings are well-known singers and musicians.
Lata learned music and singing from her father. She made her debut as an actress at the age of 5. She acted in musical plays during her childhood. She did not attend the first day at school because they did not allow her sister Asha to accompany her in the classroom. Not much is known about her educational background.
Journey towards career
Lata Mangeshkar started her singing career in 1942. She lost her father when she was just 13 years old. Master Vinayak who was the owner of Navyug Chitrapat movie company helped her debut as a singer. He helped her start her career as a singer.
Lata moved to Mumbai in 1945. She started to take singing lessons under the guidance of Master Vinayak. She learned classical music from Ustad Aman Ali Khan. she developed her unique style of singing during her early career years. She had her signature style and gave many melodious and memorable songs to the Indian Music Industry. She sang songs of all genres including ‘modern’ and ‘traditional’ songs.
Lata Mangeshkar recorded songs composed by acclaimed music directors. She recorded songs and duets with acclaimed singers like Kumar Kumar, Mukesh, Manna Dey, Mohammed Rafi, and others.
Tribute to Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar is no more but she stays in the hearts of millions of her fans. Her fans are in deep shock because of her recent passing. Lata Mangeshkar bid her goodbye to the world and the nation but she will stay alive through her songs and beautiful voice.
Her voice will be remembered by her fans forever. Her immortal voice will always stay alive. The biggest tribute to Lata Mangeshkar by her fans would be that she would stay alive in their hearts forever.
She contributed to art and Indian music. She became the voice of India. She will be remembered as a legend who contributed a lot to the Indian Music Industry. Her fans all over the world are giving a tribute to her by listening to her songs. Music channels and broadcasting stations in India also aired many programs that contained songs sung by the legendary singer.
Lata Mangeshkar is a legend who contributed a lot to the Indian music industry. Her career spanned for a decade and during her singing career, she recorded some unforgettable songs. Her beautiful voice will stay alive in the hearts of her billions of fans.