Lata Mangeshkar was an Indian playback singer and was popularly known as 'Nightingale of India' or 'Queen of Melody'. She had recorded songs in about 36 Indian and a few foreign languages. She was honored with Padma Bhushan, Dadasaheb Phalke, Padma Vibhushan, Bharat Ratna and many more awards for her heartwarming voice.
Here are 10 melodious songs of Lata Mangeshkar.
1) Lag Jaa Gale
Lag Jaa Gale is a song from the movie ' Woh jo Haseena '. This song with music by Madan Mohan Kohli was sung by Lata Mangeshkar in 1964 and was one of the 6 favorite songs of Lata Mangeshkar herself. From 1964 till today this song fills everyone's heart with a number of emotions each time it is played and it is one of the songs for which Lata Ji is remembered.
2) Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon
Ae Mere Watan ke Logon is a popular patriotic song by Lata Mangeshkar. It was first performed on 26 January 1963 in the memory of the soldiers who were martyred in the Sino-Indian war 1962. Each word of the song and the melody of each line makes everyone aware about the sacrifice of the soldiers for the country.
3) Humko Humise Chura Lo
A song from the movie ' Mohabbatein ' was sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Udit Narayan in 2000. It is romantic song and was nominated for Filmfare Award for best Lyricist. Another song from this movie 'Aankhen Khuli' was also sung by Lata Mangeshkar.
4) Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Hai
'Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Hai' was sung by Lata Mangeshkar in 1972 and is a song from the movie 'Shor' starring Manoj Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri, and Nanda. Santosh Anand won the Filmfare Award for best lyricist for this song.
5) Dil Toh Pagal Hai
It is a song from the movie ' Dil Toh Pagal hai ' sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Udit Narayan in 1997. The song was composed by Uttam Singh and with the pleasing music the song fills everyone's heart with joy.
6) Aisa Des Hai Mera
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar, Preetha Mazumdar, Gurdas Maan and Udit Narayan, it is a song of the movie Veer-Zara released in 2004 starring Sharukh Khan and Priety Zinta. It is another patriotic song by Lata Ji.
7) Beeti Na Bitae Raina
'Beeti Na Bitai Raina ' is a song by Lata Mangeshkar and Bhupinder Singh and is a song from the movie Parichay. Lata Mangeshkar won the National Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer for his song in the year 1972. It is a classical-based song.
8) Ajeeb Dastan Hai Yeh
It is another heart-touching song by Lata Mangeshkar from the movie 'Dil Apna aur Preet Parai'. The music was composed by Shankar Jaikishan and the lyrics of the song were by Shailendra.
9) Piya Toose Naina Laage Re
It is a song from the movie Guide and was sung by Lata Mangeshkar. It is one of the best classics by Lata Ji. This song is a part of a romantic movie directed by Vijay Anand and was released in 1969. The melody of this song still touches the heart directly.
10) Bindiya Chamkegi
It is a hit song by Lata Mangeshkar and is from the movie 'Do Raaste' released in 1969 starring Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaaz. It was nominated for Best Playback Singer and Best Lyricist Award.
Lata Ji is no more with us but she will always be in our hearts through her music and magical voice.
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