Golden era of music ended: Musical fraternity mourns Lata Mangeshkar’s demise


Mumbai: As legendary singer, Lata Mangeshkar passed away on Sunday at the age of 92, several known names from the music fraternity took to social media and expressed their grief over the national loss.

Music maestro AR Rahman took to his Instagram handle and shared a photo of him with Laja ji. In her remembrance, he captioned the photo as, “Love, respect and prayers.”Popular playback singer Shaan also shared an Insta post which had a couple of photos of him with the late legend and wrote, “She was Heaven Sent to us so we would know what the Voice of God sounds like .. voice of Maa Saraswati .. Voice of Divinity .. Thanks to my Father, I’ve had the good fortune of getting her affections and blessings through all these years ..”

Jasleen Royal shared an old monochrome picture of Lata ji,  in which she could be seen sitting in front of a mic and smiling. In the post’s caption Jasleen left a heart emoji.

Punjabi singer Guru Randhawa wrote, “Rest in peace Lata Didi. Legendary artist,” alongside a photo of the late singer. Gurdas Maan remembered the singer by posting a picture of Lata ji from her younger days and penned, “Forever The Greatest Of All Time.”

Lata Mangeshkar died on Sunday morning at Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital due to multiple organ failure. The 92-year-old singer had been hospitalised on January 8 after being diagnosed with pneumonia and COVID-19.

The singer had been recovering, however, yesterday her condition had deteriorated again and she had to be put on ventilator support. She was under medical observation.

Anil Kapoor to Akshay Kumar, several members from the film industry paid tribute to legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who passed away on Sunday morning at the age of 92.

Taking to Twitter, Akshay wrote, “Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hain, Gar Yaad Rahe…and how can one forget such a voice! Deeply saddened by the passing away of Lata Mangeshkar ji, my sincere condolences and prayers. Om Shanti.” Anil Kapoor feels blessed to have known Lata Mangeshkar.

“Heartbroken, but blessed to have known & loved this incredible soul…Lataji holds a place in our hearts that will never be taken by anyone else. That’s how profoundly she has impacted our lives with her music. May she rest in peace & light up the heavens with her brightness,” he tweeted.

According to Manoj Bajpayee, with Lata Mangeshkar’s demise, “golden era of music” has also ended.

“A golden era of music world has truly ended!! Lata Ji you will be missed by millions of us & the generations coming after us!! Rest in peace!! #RIPLATAJI,” he grieved.

Sharing a picture of Lata Mangeshkar, Zoya Akhtar described the singer as “immortal.” Actor Kangana Ranaut, too, mourned the demise of Lata Mangeshkar.

“What a loss. India’s most beautiful voice is gone,” she wrote on Instagram Story. Lata Mangeshkar died due to multiple organ failure today. (ANI)


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