More than 30 awards and Millions of Heart were won by Lata mangeshkar –
The legendary Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar breathed her last in Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital on Sunday, February 6, 2022, at 8:12 am. Her death was attributed to multiple organ failure after COVID as per Breach Candy hospital officials. Several political leaders, Bollywood celebrities rushed to pay their last respects.
10 Best Lata Mangeshkar Songs of All Time
- Hothon Main Aisi Baat, Jewel Thief
- Tujhe Dekha Toh Yeh Jana, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
- Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna, Guide
- Piya Tose, Guide
- Kora Kagaz Tha Yeh Man Mera, Aradhana
- Aap ki nazron ne samjha, Anpadh
- Mera Saaya Saath Hoga, Mera Saaya
- Humein Aur Jeene Ki, Agar Tum Na Hote
- Jiya Jale, Dil Se
- Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, K3G
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1959: Filmfare award for Best Playback Singer (Madhumati)
1963: Filmfare award for Best Playback Singer (Bees Saal Bad)
1966: Filmfare award for Best Playback Singer (Khandan)
1966: Best Music Director for Sadhi Manas (Marathi) under the name ‘Anandghan’
1966: Best Playback Singer for Sadhi Mansa
1969: Padma Bhushan
1970: Filmfare award for Best Playback Singer( Jeene Ki raah)
1972: National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for songs of the film Parichay.
1974: She became the first Indian to perform at the Royal Albert Hall.
1974: Lata Mangeshkar holds the distinction of being the most recorded artist in the history of Indian music in Guinness Record in 1974.
1974: National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for songs of the film Kora Kagaz
1977: Best Playback Singer for Jait Re Jait
1989: Lata Mangeshkar was bestowed with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1989.
1989: Padma Vibhushan
1990 – Raja-Lakshmi Award by Sri Raja-Lakshmi Foundation, Chennai
1990: National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for songs of the film Lekin.
1993: Lifetime Achievement Award
1994: Filmfare special award
1996: Star screen lifetime achievement award.
1996 – Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award
1997: Rajiv Gandhi Award
1997: Maharashtra Bhushan Award
1998 – Lifetime Achievement Award by the South Indian Educational Society
1999: Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievements
1999: NTR National Award
2000: IIFA Lifetime Achievement Award
2001: Best Playback Singer of the Millennium (female) by Hero Honda and file magazine “Stardust”
2001: She was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour.
2001: Maharashtra Ratna( First Recipient)
2002: Asha Bhosle Award (First Recipient)
2004: Living Legend Award by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
2004: Filmfare special award
2007: The government of France conferred on her its highest civilian award (Officer of the Legion of Honour) in 2007.
2008: One Time Award for Lifetime Achievement
2009: ANR National Award
2019: The Indian government honoured her with the Daughter of the Nation award on her 90th birthday in September 2019.
The Nightingale of India – Lata Mangeshkar began her illustrious singing career at the tender age of 13 in 1942 and has over 30,000 songs to her credit in several Indian languages.
May her soul rest in peace!