Lata grateful people still like her songs

Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar has completed 71 years in the industry this year and says she is greatful to people for liking her songs even today.

"This year I have completed 71 years in the industry and even today people are liking my songs. I am very happy and grateful to all of them," Lata, who recently launched her music company LM Music, told reporters at the Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards function here.

Her first song was "Mata ek sapoot ki duniya badal de tu" for 1943 Marathi film "Gajaabhaau". She was just 13 at that time.

In a career spanning over seven decades, the 83-year-old has recorded songs for more than 1,000 films in 36 languages.

She also featured in the Guinness Book of World Records (from 1974 to 1991) for having made the most recordings in the world.

Some of her evegreen hits are "Aaja re pardesi", "Pyar kiya toh darna kya", "Ajeeb dastaan hai ye", "Aaj phir jeene ki tamanna hai", "Lag ja gale" and "Rangeela re".

Lata also launched two CDs of her father's songs under her music company at the Wednesday event.

"I have started LM Music Company for which HMV has given me all the rights of my father's songs and I am happy to release two of those CDs today under my music company," she said.

--

Did you know that you can get stories like this on the Yahoo mail app?
Download it here.

Yahoo Cricket

Latest News

  • Elizabeth Banks takes director's chair in "Pitch Perfect 2"
    Elizabeth Banks takes director's chair in "Pitch Perfect 2"

    LONDON (Reuters) - "The Hunger Games" actress Elizabeth Banks makes her debut as a feature film director in the musical comedy "Pitch Perfect 2" and hopes to inspire more women to get behind the camera. Banks also appears in the sequel to the 2012 "Pitch Perfect" box office hit about a girls college singing group. In a recent interview, "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart said the industry was "disgustingly sexist", adding women had "to work a little bit harder to be heard." "I actually felt a …

  • Katrina, Sonam to make Cannes red carpet appearance twice

    New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif, who is set for her maiden outing at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival, will not only walk on the red carpet on the fest's opening day, but will also do so the following day. Her fellow L'Oréal Paris brand ambassador Sonam Kapoor will grace the red carpet of the prestigious festival on May 16 and 18, read a statement. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who has been a L'Oréal Paris ambassador for more than a decade, will complete 14 years at Cannes …

  • What made Rajkummar slap Vidya Balan thrice?

    New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao reportedly slapped his "Hamari Adhuri Kahani" co-star Vidya Balan thrice. For a scene depicting domestic violence in their forthcoming film, Vidya was slapped three times by Rajkummar. The movie's director Mohit Suri confirms that even he wasn't expecting this. …

  • 'Gun Pe Done' team to request PM for 'Hooch Free India' campaign

    Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) The team of "Gun Pe Done" is highlighting a noble cause of spreading awareness about the consequences of hooch consumption through the film, and has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps to eradicate the menace. Initiating a "Hooch Free India" campaign, the film's director Abhik Bhanu told IANS he will send a letter to the prime minister on Monday, emphasising the gravity of the crime and requesting him to take measures to save the lives of potential hooch …

  • Dhanush on lookout for right script in Bollywood

    New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) He picked unconventional roles to venture into Hindi filmdom debuting as an obsessive lover in "Raanjhanaa" and a dumb and mute person in his second Bollywood outing "Shamitabh". Now actor Dhanush says he is waiting for the right script to come his way. So, lets see when the right script comes," Dhanush told IANS. …

  • Cartoon Network celebrates 20 years in India

    New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Cartoon Network will be observing its 20th anniversary in India through a month long celebration where the children's entertainment channel will showcase movies, shows and contests that will enthrall fans across generations. The Happy Birthday Cartoon Network programming line-up not only includes current favourites such as "Horrid Henry" and "Oggy and the Cockroaches", but also reinvigorated versions of classic series like "The Flintstones", "The Grim Adventures of …

  • Navdeep bags two films before release of debut movie

    New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Actor Navdeep Chhabra has already caught the eye of many in the industry even before the release of his debut film "Kuch Kuch Locha Hai". He has been signed by Girish Malik of "Jal" fame and Devang Dholakia for "Zoom - Straight to the top". The response that I have gotten for 'Kuch Kuch Locha Hai' has me feeling very humbled. Then to be able to say that I have two more films is something that any newcomer would be grateful for," Navdeep said in a statement. …

  • Priyanka Chopra And Kangana Ranaut Soon To Throw A Bash Together?
    Priyanka Chopra And Kangana Ranaut Soon To Throw A Bash Together?

    Priyanka Chopra has a good rapport going on with almost every actor and actress in Bollywood and Kangana Ranaut is one of them. Priyanka and Kangana know each other and share a very good bond since the day they met for the first time on the sets of Fashion. Kangana Ranaut won a National Award in the Best Actress category for her mind blowing performance in Queen. Bollywood celebrities such as Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma, Vikas Bahl, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Farah Khan and others are also …

Loading...