MUMBAI: Indian legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away at the age of 92. She was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 infection and was in ventilator.
Due to her haunting voice, she was called the 'Nightingale of India.
She sang thousands of songs in 36 languages in a career spanning almost eight decades.
She was born on September 28, 1929, in Madhya Pradesh. Her father Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar was a Marathi musician and a theatre actor.
She began her career as a singer in her teen years. Her sisters Asha and Usha Mangeshkar are also popular singers. She was mentored by Master Vinayak, a filmmaker of the 1930s and Ghulam Haider.
Swas conferred with three National Awards, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1989, and Bharat Ratna for her contribution to the arts in 2001.
Some of her best songs include; 'Satyam Shivam Sundaram,' 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon,' 'Kabhi Kabhi,' 'Tu Jahan Jahan Chalega,' 'Teri Aakhon,' etc.