'Nightingale of India' Lata Mangeshkar died at 92

Indian playback singer and composer Lata Mangeshkar died on 06 February, 2022. She was 92. She is widely considered to have been one of the greatest and most influential singers in India. Her career span was seven decades. She was known as Nightingale of India, Voice of the Millennium and Queen of Melody.

She recorded songs in over thirty-six Indian languages and a few foreign languages, though primarily in Hindi, Bengali, and Marathi.

Awards and Recognition

Lata Mangeshkar has won several awards and honours. Some of the awards are given below-

  • Bharat Ratna in 2001, India's highest civilian award
  • Padma Bhushan (1969)
  • Padma Vibhushan (1999)
  • Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievements (1999)
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1989)

She has also been given three National Film Awards and 15 Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards.

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