Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar dies of COVID...

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar dies of COVID

 Entertainment Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:24 AM, 6 February 2022   Updated: 09:22 PM, 6 February 2022

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Veteran Indian singer and Iconic star Lata Mangeshkar has died after being infected with coronavirus due to post-COVID symptoms.

She died at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on Sunday morning. She was 92 years old at the time of her death.

Legendary artist Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to hospital in January this year after being diagnosed with coronavirus and pneumonia. She was later treated in the ICU. Then she was recovering slowly. But on January 28, the famous artist was brought out of the ventilator when her physical condition improved. Later on 5 February, she was again taken to the ventilator support as her physical condition deteriorated. From then on, her physical condition started getting worse. She was given comprehensive treatment till her death. 

Lata Mangeshkar was given the title of 'Nightingale of India'. The legendery singer entered the music world at the age of 13 and her song was first recorded in 1942. In her seven-decade career, Lata Mangeshkar has sung 30,000 songs in different languages. 

Lata Mangeshkar is best known for her songs 'Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Hai', 'Ram Teri Ganga Meli', 'Ek Radha Ek Mera' and 'Didi Tera Debar Diwana'. The talented artist won India's third civilian award 'Padma Bhushan' in 1969, India's second civilian award 'Padma Vibhushan' in 1999 and India's highest civilian award 'Bharat Ratna' in 2001. 

Lata Mangeshkar was awarded internationally across the country's borders. In 2009, he was awarded France's highest civilian award, the Officer de la Legion d'Honneur.

Lata Mangeshkar was the elder sister of Meena Khandekar, Asha Vosle, Usha Mangeshkar and Hridnath Mangeshkar.