Mumbai, February 18: An epitome of soulful voice which is known across the world, none other than Lata Mangeshkar has added another shinning feather to her hat today when she was honored with ‘The Legendary Award’ from ‘The Brand Laurete’, which is recognized as one of the world-class achievement in branding amongst individuals and companies.This came when Lata Mangeshkar tweeted on the social media platform to express her gratitude saying "Heartfelt thank you to "The Brand Laureate" for honoring me with the "Legendary Award" 2017.” She also thanked her wishers and fans by saying that “I have lived through a gratifying career for which I am and will always remain in deep gratitude to all my well wishers.”
No wonder she is the Nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar has the best voice in the world, according to Robert Albert Hall. Lata Mangeshkar is the pride of Indian music industry. Blessed with beautiful voice, she is the most well known Indian vocalist. Highly versatile, she has sung in more than 20 languages. To honor and give recognition to her works, Lata Mangeshkar is also known as the Nightingale of India.
Lata Mangeshkar’s Career:
Lata Mangeshkar during the beginning of her career acted in films in ordre to financially back her family, as she lost her father at very young age. Meanwhile it took ample of songs to establish herself until the song “Aaega Aanewala” came her way. Lata got her biggest break, when she was given the chance to sing the song "Aayega Aanewaala" for the movie Mahal. The song was a super duper hit.
The period of 1950s witnessed tremendous growth in her career. She rose to the top in the list of Bollywood singers. She worked with all the famous composers of that era like Shankar Jaikishan, S D Burman, Naushad, Hemant Kumar, and Salil Chowdhury. Shankar Jaikishan was absolutely stunned by her voice and used her voice for playback singing in almost all the movies that he got.
The period of 1960s made her the queen of Bollywood playback singing. She sang for almost all the prominent composers of the industry and set her foothold in Bollywood. Her songs got an overwhelming response from people all over the country. Lata rose to fame rapidly and made her indelible mark in the industry. She has sung with famous singers like Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Mukesh, etc. She has perfected almost every genre of music. Her success and determination made her one of the most powerful women in the industry. Mangeshkar has also sung some non film songs including ghazals with Jagjit Singh. Lata Mangeshkar has also sung for Yash Chopra`s films including Lamhe, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Darr, Yeh Dillagi, and Dil To Pagal Hai.
Earlier Shah Rukh Khan was honored with the Legendary Award, also South African president Nelson Mandela, Nobel Laureate Mohammad Yunus, Indian businessman Ratan Tata, late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, Facebook CEO Marck Zuckerburg and F1 ace Michael Schumacher have been honored with the Legendary Award for their excellence they endeavor. Today Lata Mangeshkar joins the list. Shehas been ruling hearts since she started singing and rest is the history.