Veteran Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar, known for her soulful voice, has passed away at the age of 92 on February 6. She was on the ventilator and passed away due to multi-organ failure on Sunday morning. Her body will be taken to Shivaji Park on Sunday to pay homage to the legendary singer of India. She was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai, where the legendary singer was being treated after testing COVID-19 positive on January 8, 2022.
On February 5, it was reported that Lata Mangeshkar’s health condition has deteriorated. According to India Today, a statement about her latest health update stated, “Lata Didi’s health has worsened again. She is still in ICU and will be under the doctor’s supervision. For the last 27 days, she is admitted to the hospital and her treatment is going on.”
Lata Mangeshkar recorded songs in over a thousand Hindi films and crooned in over thirty-six Indian languages and foreign languages. She was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1989. In 2001, she was conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India\’s highest civilian honour. Lata Mangeshkar is the recipient of three National Film Awards, several Filmfare Awards, and more. In 1974, she became the first Indian to perform at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Bollywood celebrities including Ajay Devgn, Bhumi Pednekar, Hansal Mehta among others have taken to social media to pay tribute to the late singer.