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Lata Mangeshkar Is 87. Gets Love From Bollywood On Twitter

In a glorious career spanning over 60 years, veteran songstress Lata Mangeshkar hasn't just given a plethora of memorable hits in Hindi film music, but also paved the way for future singers in the industry. Twitter made the day all the more special by wishing the 'Nightingale'

  | September 28, 2016 11:41 IST (New Delhi)
Lata Mangeshkar

This image was posted on Twitter by Asha Bhosle

Highlights

  • Lata Mangeshkar has sung for over 1000 films
  • She has also sung in more than 36 regional and foreign languages
  • She received the prestigious Bharat Ratna in 2001
In a glorious career spanning over 60 years, veteran songstress Lata Mangeshkar hasn't just given a plethora of memorable hits in Hindi film music, but also paved the way for future singers in the industry. As Lataji celebrates her 87th birthday today, Twitter made the day all the more special by wishing the 'Nightingale.'
Legendary singer and younger sister Asha Bhosle sent her love:
 
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan shared this vintage photograph posted by a fan:
 
Oscar-winning singer-composer AR Rahman, with whom Lataji has given many memorable songs, also wished her:
 
Shreya Ghoshal wished her 'inspiration':
 
Arijit Singh remembered her as well:
 
As did Riteish Deshmukh:
 
Shabana Azmi had some profound words:
 
Popular singer Kumar Sanu was thankful for the evergreen duet Tujhe Dekha To Ye Jaana Sanam from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge as he remembered late filmmaker Yash Chopra on his birth anniversary on Tuesday. He cited that Lataji took the song to a 'different level':
 
Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya wished Lataji:
 
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar remembered her:
 
Actress Durga Jasraj, daughter of classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj was thankful for this 'divine voice':
 
And it wasn't just the film industry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his regards:
 
Cricketer Virender Sehwag wished her as well:
 
Melody queen Lataji has recorded songs for over a thousand Bollywood films, and has sung in over 36 languages. She is known for her soulful melodies including Aayega Aanewala, Lag Jaa Gale and Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Ye.
Bharat Ratna Lataji made a heart-warming request to her fans on Twitter for her birthday this year, where she asked them to donate towards the brave Indian soldiers who guard our country, instead of sending her gifts.
Happy birthday, Lataji.

 
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