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Legendary artist Lata Mangeshkar passes away

Entertainment Desk
Lata Mangeshkar
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away in Mumbai on Sunday at the age of 92. The versatile singer, christened the Nightingale of India, had lent her voice to thousands of songs in 36 languages in a career spanning almost eight decades.

Mangeshkar had been diagnosed with Covid-19 and pneumonia, and was admitted in Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital. The singer was in the ICU and under the observation of doctors.

Her niece Rachna Shah had spoken about her health earlier and had said, “Lata has tested positive for Covid-19, and considering her age, doctors advised us to admit her in the ICU because she requires constant care.”

Born on September 28, 1929 in Madhya Pradesh, Lata Mangeshkar had music in her genes.

Her father Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar was a Marathi musician and a theatre actor.

During her lifetime, Mangeshkar worked with music greats from various generations as she delivered iconic numbers that remain relevant to this day.

Known for her versatility, Mangeshkar dabbled in other film industries as well.
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