Probably the best word to describe the legendary singer in her field is ‘Music Goddess’ and that’s what the industry has hailed the singer on her 89th birthday.
Fondly known as Lataji, the veteran singer turned 89 on Thursday and her admirers from the industry are in awe of her and some of them recalls their experience with Lata.
The singer, who is considered as the one of the best singers of India, has helped evolved the Indian music industry in her 50 plus career.
To her credits, her most popular songs made a significant impact on the nation, especially Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo, which was released post Indo-China war in the wake of the casualties faced by India during the war. It is often rendered at patriotic occasions.
Her popular songs like Heer, Aaja Re Pardesi, Kahi Deep Jale Kahi Dil, Aap Mujhe Achhe Lagne Lage, Didi Tera Devar Deewana and Ek Tu Hi Bharosa fetched her numerous awards and honours.
Here’s what B-town has to say on the occasion of the singer’s birthday:
— Shankar Mahadevan (@Shankar_Live) September 28, 2017
— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) September 28, 2017
Janam din Mubarak Lata-ji.. wish you good health and happiness always… with love, respect & gratitude. @mangeshkarlata
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) September 28, 2017