The Nightingale of India has left for heavenly abode.
Legendary Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar is no more with us. Lata Mangeshkar fondly called as Lata Didi passed away today February 06, 2022 at the age of 92.
She tested positive for Covid 19 and was admitted to a city hospital in early January 2022.
Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the ICU with mild symptoms of Covid and pneumonia.
Yesterday her condition worsened and she was back on ventilator support. Since her condition was critical, the veteran singer was put under aggressive therapy and was tolerating the procedures before her unfortunate demise.
Lata Mangeshkar – the 'Nightingale of India' stepped into singing at the age of 13 and recorded her first song in 1942.
Lata Mangeshkar has in her career spanning seven decades has sung over 30,000 songs in different languages.
Lata Mangeshkar was bestowed with the Padma Bhushan, third-highest civilian award in 1969, the Padma Vibhushan, second-highest civilian award in 1999 and the highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna in 2001. She was also conferred with France’s highest civilian award, ‘Officier de la Legion d’Honneur’ (Officer of the Legion of Honour) in 2009.
She was the oldest of the siblings, Meena Khadikar, Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar and Hridaynath Mangeshkar.
Lata Did breathed her last at 8:12 am. Her mortal remains will be taken to Mumbai's Shivaji Park before the last rites.
We at Cineblues wish for eternal peace for the departed soul