Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar Passes Away


Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away today at the age of 92.

The veteran singer was admitted to a city hospital in early January after testing positive for Covid-19. 

She was also diagnosed with pneumonia.

Around January 28, she was taken off the ventilator after showing slight signs of improvement.

However, on February 5, Lata Mangeshkar's condition deteriorated, and she was back on ventilator support.

The news was confirmed by Lata Mangeshkar's family.

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The 92-year-old singer is considered one of the greatest playback singers in Bollywood.

She was conferred with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor, in 2001.

Lata Mangeshkar is also the recipient of several awards, including Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Dada Saheb Phalke Award, and multiple National Film Awards.

This is not all. She was also ranked as the most recorded artiste in history by the Guinness Book of Records in 1974

As she had reportedly sung over 25,000 songs between 1948 and 1974.

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