Legendary Indian playback singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away at the age of 92. The veteran was diagnosed with COVID-19 and was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in January.
Lata Mangeshkar was a gem of India and served the country in many ways. In a career that lasted over 70 years, she sang many iconic songs. She was the recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke award in 1989 and Bharat Ratna in 2001. She also had three National Film Awards, 15 Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards, four Filmfare Best Female Playback Awards, two Filmfare Special Awards, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in her cabinet.
Lata Mangeshkar was a diehard cricket fan as well and was always in praise of the Indian team. The cricket fraternity was shocked by the demise of Lata Mangeshkar and took to Twitter to mourn her death.
The Nightingale of India ,a voice which has resonated with, brought joy and happiness to millions around the world leaves. Heartfelt Condolences to her family and fans. Om Shanti 🙏#LataMangeshkar pic.twitter.com/O6gWb27x3s
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) February 6, 2022
Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of Lata ji. Her melodious songs touched millions of people around the world. Thank you for all the music and the memories. My deepest condolences to the family & the loved ones. 🙏
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) February 6, 2022
Your music touched our soul and made us smile. Rest in Peace Lata Mangeshkar Ji. Your legacy will inspire generations to come. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/Z5xOcHNmjo
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) February 6, 2022
— Manika Batra (@manikabatra_TT) February 6, 2022
Passing away of nightingale Bharat ratn Lata Mangeshkar is a huge loss to the entire music world.often I used to interact with her and she used to talk about cricket a lot. Jaitley ji was also a big fan of her. pic.twitter.com/pQJ9wEHqwg
— Rajeev Shukla (@ShuklaRajiv) February 6, 2022
Pained to receive news of Bharat Ratna #LataMangeshkar didi's demise. Her voice and melodies will remain immortal. Condolences to her family, friends and millions of fans all over the world.
ॐ शांति pic.twitter.com/SwSkZmuwqO
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) February 6, 2022
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) February 6, 2022
There will never be another Lata Didi. End of an era as a Nightingale and jewel of India, Bharat Ratna #LataMangeshkar ji leaves her mortal body, but she will live on in the hearts of generations to come through her soul stirring music. May her soul attain Sadgati. Om Shanti 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/uEvoU14w9A
— Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad) February 6, 2022