LATA MANGESHKAR

  • Anil Kapoor gets Dinanath Mangeshkar Award, says he's 'newcomer' 23 hours 14 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor was conferred the Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar Award on the occasion of the death anniversary of singer Lata Mangeshkar's father. The actor was thrilled to bits to receive the "priceless" honour. "I have received national and few international awards in my career so far, but this award is...
  • Lata Mangeshkar mimicked at music award, industry baffled March 24, 2015

    Mumbai: It was day of deep shame for many known faces of the Hindi music industry when melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar was mimicked by a small-time female comedian at a music award function. Singers like Alka Yagnik and composer Lalit Pandit said this was no way to treat a recipient...
  • B-Town thanks Indian cricket team for perfect Sunday February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood stars, including Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Ajay Devgn, were on Sunday rejoicing the Indian win over Pakistan in a World Cup pool match in Adelaide. Here's what they shared on Twitter: Lata Mangeshkar: Hamari Bhartiya Cricket team ko is jeet ke liye meri taraf se bohot bohot badhaai (I...
  • Lata Mangeshkar remembers Madhubala on her birth anniversary February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar paid tribute to yesteryear actress Madhubala on her birth anniversary on 14 February. The 85-year-old singer took to twitter to remember the actress, who has starred in films like 'Howrah Bridge', 'Half Ticket', 'Kala Pani', 'Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi', 'Mughal-e-Azam' among others. "Namaskar. Today is...
  • Voices of Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan unite India and Pakistan better than anything else: R Balki February 2, 2015

    Mumbai: On Feb 15 when India plays a cricket match against Pakistan in Adelaide, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be doing the commentary alongside stalwarts of the cricket-commentary world Harsh Bhogle and Kapil Dev. "Shamitabh" director R. Balakrishnan is happy. This is part of an integration between broadcaster Star Sports and...
  • Lata Mangeshkar praises PM Modi's 'Beti Bachao...' campaign January 24, 2015

    Mumbai: Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar Saturday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationwide 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' campaign for saving the girl child and fighting against female foeticide. The 85-year-old Bharat Ratna, who is also called the 'Nightingale of India' for her melodious voice, took to micro-blogging site Twitter to wish Modi success...
  • Kapil Sharma's New Year resolution: Get Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar on 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Star comedian Kapil Sharma's New Year resolution is to get legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar to be part of his hit show "Comedy Nights With Kapil", where megastar Amitabh Bachchan, superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan and several of the young brigade of actors...
  • Lata Mangeshkar remembers musician RD Burman on his 21st death anniversary January 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar remembered her long association with noted Bollywood music director R D Burman, affectionately called Pancham Da, on his 21st death anniversary. The 85-year-old singer has collaborated with Burman on several hit songs like 'Aaja Piya Tohe Pyar Doon', 'Agar Tum Na Hote', 'Mere Naina Sawan Bhadon',...
  • Mohammed Rafi's tracks will be remembered for a thousand years: Lata Mangeshkar December 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Remembering late playback singer Mohammed Rafi on his 90th birth anniversary Wednesday, melody queen Lata Mangeshkar said that his heart-warming tracks are evergreen and will continue to enjoy a fan following for years to come. "Greetings, today is renowned singer Mohammed Rafi's 90th birth anniversary. I am sure that his...
  • Lata Mangeshkar on Atal Bihari Vajpayee getting the Bharat Ratna: He's a global gem December 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar has congratulated former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on being chosen for the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna, which she received in 2001. Educationist Madan Mohan Malaviya will receive Bharat Ratna posthumously. "Namaskar. Today the Government of India has chosen Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya ji and...
  • Lata Mangeshkar proud of collaborating with sister Asha Bhosle after 30 years December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar is looking forward to the audiences' reaction to her new album 'Mein Hawaa', in which she has collaborated with her sister Asha Bhosle after three decades. Lata is producing 'Mein Hawaa' under her label LM Music. Asha and Shaan have sung for the album, which marks...
  • Lata Mangeshkar prays for Hema Malini's happiness on birthday October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran actress-politician Hema Malini turned 66 Thursday and legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has only good wishes for the "Dream Girl". Hema had recently shared that she wished Lata Mangeshkar had sung for her in 1979 film "Meera" and that will remain the one regret of her career. The actress...
  • Playlist: Best of Lata Mangeshkar on her 85th birthday September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: If there is someone whose name can be mentioned in the same breath as the playback singing in India, it's Lata Mangeshkar. Today, the nightingale of India has turned 85; she was born on September 29, 1929. Lata has not many wishes that have remained unfulfilled but the melody...
  • Lata Mangeshkar congratulates scientists on Mangalyaan September 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, singer Lata Mangeshkar expressed her happiness at Mangalyaan reaching Mars. "I am a proud Indian. I congratulate all scientists for making this possible. We are lucky to have Narendra Modi as our PM," said Lata Mangeshkar. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to felicitate Lata Mangeshkar on the singer's 85th birthday September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: On legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar's 85th birthday Sep 28, cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar will felicitate her at a celebratory function here. Tendulkar has given his consent to be the chief guest at the event, to be organised by music events organistion Hridayesh Arts at the Shanmukhananda Auditorium, King's Circle here,...
  • Happy Janamashtami: Bollywood celebrities take to Twitter to wish fans August 18, 2014

    Mumbai: The celebrities joined Krishna Janamashtami revelries by wishing fans and loved ones and remembering the popular song "Govinda aala re". They took to Twitter to wish everyone: Lata Mangeshkar: Namaskar. Aap sab ko Janamashtami ki shubhkamanaayein (sic). Amitabh Bachchan: Janamashtami ke pavan avsar pe shubhkamanayein... sneh, pyaar, aadar. Mahesh Bhatt: Happy Janamashtami!...
  • Bollywood misses Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: While Google India paid tribute to the singing legend Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary Monday, Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar and Madhur Bhandarkar also remembered him and shared a few lines from his popular songs. Here's what they tweeted: Lata Mangeshkar: Aaj Kishore Da ka janamdin hai. Kishore Da...
  • Lata Mangeshkar: 'Lag ja gale' turns 50, still fresh June 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar, who crooned the melodious number "Lag ja gale" for 1964 film "Woh kaun Thi", is delighted at the song having completed 50 years and says that it still sounds fresh. Composed by late Madan Mohan, the track was picturised on Sadhana and Manoj Kumar. Lata shared her...
  • The industry was cruel to RD Burman just because some of his music didn't do well: Lata Mangeshkar June 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar remembers her long association with late, noted Bollywood music director Rahul Dev Burman, affectionately called PanchamDa, on the occasion of his 75th birth anniversary Friday and says "he died too young and too unhappy." "For a composer as talented as Pancham to be almost jobless was...
  • Lata Mangeshkar tweets support for Campa Cola residents June 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Lata Mangeshkar has appealed the Maharashtra government not to punish the Campa Cola residents, who are facing eviction after the Supreme Court dismissed their plea against an earlier order asking them to vacate their premises. The melody queen, 84, on Monday tweeted, "I just want to say one thing to...
  • Lata Mangeshkar to sing, Karan Johar to host Dilip Kumar's biography launch event June 3, 2014

    Mumbai: It will be one momentous night. Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar will sing, filmmaker Karan Johar will host and stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan will launch Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar's longawaited biography here June 9. The biography, 'Substance And The Shadow', will be launched at a hotel here,...
  • Snapshot: Read Lata Mangeshkar's letter to Narendra Modi on why she will not be attending his swearingin ceremony May 26, 2014

    Singer Lata Mangeshkar has shown her support for Narendra Modi and BJP at public gatherings right from the time the election campaigning had begun. She has often been heard saying how Narendra Modi would make an able leader and an exceptional Prime Minister if he came to power. On Narendra Modi's...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Lata Mangeshkar likely to attend Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Film industry stalwarts Amitabh Bachchan, veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar, Rekha and Sachin Tendulkar are likely to attend the swearingin ceremony of Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi, BJP sources said. Invites were also sent out to actors Rajinikanth and Salman Khan for the esteemed event. Lata Mangeshkar had in January...
  • Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony: Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan and Lata Mangeshkar invited May 23, 2014

    The swearingin ceremony of Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi, which will be attended political heavyweights, is also expected to witness the presence of several popular celebrities. Narendra Modi's government has decided to invite Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikanth to his oath ceremony as prime minister, which is scheduled for...
  • Rishi Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar, Zakir Hussain chosen for Deenanath Mangeshkar Award April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Zakir Hussain and Pandharinath Kolhapure have been named for this year's Master Deenath Mangeshkar Award for music, actor Rishi Kapoor for theatre and cinema and Anna Hazare for social awareness, renowned singer Lata Mangeshkar announced here Sunday. Theatre personalities Dinesh Pedanekar and Mukta Barve, founders of Anamika and Rasika Sanstha,...
  • Any government better than the present one should come to power: Lata April 13, 2014

    Taking a dig at the UPA government, veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar said that any government better than the present one should come to power. ...
  • Kapil Sharma celebrates his birthday with Big B, Lata Mangeshkar April 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma had a memorable birthday this year as he got to meet two legends of Bollywood - Amitabh Bachchan and Lata Mangeshkar. Kapil turned a year older Wednesday. He shared his joy with reporters, recounting how he got a cake from Big B on his show 'Comedy...