It is veteran singer Lata Mangeskhar’ s 90th birthday today. One of the most celebrated singers of 20th century, Lata Mangeshkar has sung songs in over 1000 Hindi films and in over 36 regional languages and foreign languages.
Mangeshkar is also the recipient of India’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna apart from numerous other accolades in her field.
Members of the film industry and prominent personalities from across the country wished the legend on her 90th birthday.
Veteran actor Dharmendra wished the singer through a special video note and a Shayari that went viral on social media. His son and actor-politician Sunny Deol also wished the star on social media.
— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) September 28, 2019
Lata Mangeshkar’s younger sister and singer Asha Bhosle also wished her on social media. She wrote, “For me, everyday is special with Didi.”
For me, everyday is special with Didi. pic.twitter.com/QTo9RD0PbT
— ashabhosle (@ashabhosle) September 28, 2019
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar shared a short video note on social media wishing ‘Lata didi’ in a special way. Thanking Lata Mangeshkar for singing a special song for him and always loving him like a son, he wrote, “Wishing @mangeshkarlata didi a very very Happy 90th birthday. May God bless you with the best of health and happiness.”
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 28, 2019
Lyricist Prasoon Joshi also wished the singer on Twitter.
#LataMangeshkar Lataji’s 90th birthday,gr8 pleasure2dedicate a spl geet hr wish fr daughters of India. An excerpt
जहाँ बिटिया बार बार आए
ऐसा संसार बनाना है
बिटिया की बधाई गूँज उठे
हम सबको द्वार सजाना है
मोहे जनम जनम बिटिया कीजो
जब हर एक बिटिया बोलेगी
तब धरती आँखें खोलेगी
— Prasoon Joshi (@prasoonjoshi_) September 28, 2019
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis wrote, “Heartiest birthday greetings to Legendary LataDidi Mangeshkar. @mangeshkarlata Wishing her long life & good health.”
गानकोकिळा लतादिदी मंगेशकर यांना वाढदिवसाच्या अनेक उत्तम शुभेच्छा!
मी त्यांना दीर्घायुष्य आणि उत्तम आरोग्य चिंतितो…
Heartiest birthday greetings to Legendary LataDidi Mangeshkar. @mangeshkarlata
Wishing her long life & good health.#LataMangeshkar
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) September 28, 2019
Amitabh Bachchan also shared a video note for the legend.
T 3302 – On Lata ji’s 90th birthday, my sentiments and my feelings .. with deep regard and respect।।
लता मंगेशकर जी की ९० वी वर्ष गाँठ पर, मेरे कुछ शब्द ; कुछ भावनाएँ , आदर सहित pic.twitter.com/RhL461ZIR0
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 28, 2019