Remembering The Legend, Lata Mangeshkar: Why Indians Around the Globe Keep Her Close to Their Hearts?
The Big StoryFebruary 07, 202200:14:46

Remembering The Legend, Lata Mangeshkar: Why Indians Around the Globe Keep Her Close to Their Hearts?

A voice that has lent pehchaan to female actors for at least 70 years. A voice that evokes reverence. A voice that the entire nation emotes with – for pain, hurt, longing, and joy. There is a Lata Mangeshkar song for every mood. 

”Nightingale of India"- Lata Mangeshkar passed away at the age of 92 at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai after contracting pneumonia and COVID-19.

Speaking to The Quint, Sharmila Tagore says that Mangeshkar gained such an iconic status because she was resonated with people across generations. She said the legendary singer sang songs for Shobhana Samartha, her daughter Tanuja, and even her daughter, Kajol. In this podcast you will also hear from lyricist, Swanand Kirkire who describes Lata ji as 'phenomenon beyond genius'. 

But what is it about her that makes so close to hearts of Indians around the globe? The answer is not just one, but many.

This podcast is a tribute to the legend. Tune in.