The legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away on Sunday, 6 February 2022, aged 92 after being hospitalised for COVID. The Bharat Ratna awardee has lent her voice to over 25,000 songs in a career spanning decades. Lata Mangeshkar, born in 1929, was originally named Hema but was later renamed as Lata inspired by one of her father's plays.
Having worked with a number of composers including Laxmikant-Pyarelal, SD Burman, and RD Burman, Lata voiced several Bollywood actors including Madhubala, Meena Kumari, Rekha, Hema Malini and Kajol.
Watch the video for a look at Lata Mangeshkar's life, career, and memorable achievements.