Lata Mangeshkar, India’s iconic singing wonder, died on Sunday morning, at the age of 92.
The renowned singer died at Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital at 8:12 a.m. after being brought to the intensive care unit as her condition worsened.
Lata Mangeshkar was battling pneumonia in addition to the devastating illness she caught last month.
According to media sources, the Lag Ja Galay singer’s family would let friends and admirers to pay their tributes in Mumbai’s Shivaji Park.
After exhibiting some signs of recovery, he was removed off the ventilator. However, on February 5, her condition deteriorated and she was placed back on ventilator support.
Because her condition was grave, the veteran singer was subjected to intensive therapy, according to sources.
As soon as word of her tragic death spread, various politicians, athletes, Bollywood and television personalities expressed their heartfelt condolences on social media.
Fans of the famed singer also turned to social media to grieve the huge loss, reminiscing Mangeshkar’s happy recollections. Her renowned songs also emerged as netizens remembered her legacy.
When it comes to her craft, she needs no introduction as one of Indian cinema’s best singers. She began singing to help her family when her father, Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar, died in 1942.
Lata Mangeshkar received her first significant break in Bollywood with the song Dil Mera Toda from the 1948 film Majboor. However, her song Aayega Aanewaala from the film Mahal became her first huge breakthrough.