Lata Mangeshkar turns 90: Sachin Tendulkar wishes singer, says 'hasn't been a day I didn't listen to your song'
New Delhi: Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday wished veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar on her 90th birthday.
The Master Blaster posted a video on Twitter and said: "I would like to wish you on your 90th birthday. Honestly speaking, I do not remember the first time I listened to one of your songs. I do not think there has been a day when I did not listen to your song. You have always showered your blessings on me. I still remember the time when you gave me handwritten lyrics of 'Tu Jahan jahan chalega'. I will always remember that gift of yours."
Check out the tweet
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 28, 2019
On Friday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah also released a compilation of portraits of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on the eve of the legendary singer's 90th birthday. The portraits sourced from the archives of Gautam Rajadhyaksha were released in the presence of Usha Mangeshkar, the sister of Lata Mangeshkar. Check out the tweet
Delighted to release a compilation of portraits of Lata Didi from the archives of Gautam Rajadhyaksha on the eve of her birthday. May God bless Lata didi with a long and healthy life. @mangeshkarlata pic.twitter.com/rRbu5eLL1h — Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 27, 2019
Shreya Ghoshal, AR Rahman, Asha Bhosle, and Anil Kapoor also wished Mangeshkar.
See their tweets
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) September 28, 2019
Happy 90th birthday #LataMangeshkar ji. I pray for your good health and happiness. Not a single day in my life goes without listening to and singing your songs. You have been my guru, my biggest inspiration. Blessed to be born in your era of musical glory.. @mangeshkarlata 🙏🏻♥️ pic.twitter.com/GOMVdE7E8z — Shreya Ghoshal (@shreyaghoshal) September 28, 2019
— A.R.Rahman (@arrahman) September 28, 2019
For me, everyday is special with Didi. pic.twitter.com/QTo9RD0PbT
— ashabhosle (@ashabhosle) September 28, 2019
Born on 28 September, 1929, playback singer and occasional music composer Lata Mangeshkar is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in the country.
The recipient of three National Film Awards, 12 Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards, four Filmfare Best Female Playback Awards and many more, Mangeshkar began her career in 1942
In a career spanning over seven decades, the 'Lag Ja Gale Se' singer also known as the 'Nightingale of India' has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and sung in over 36 regional Indian languages and foreign languages.
She is also the second vocalist, after late Indian singer M. S. Subbulakshmi, to have ever been awarded the Bharat Ratna.
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Updated Date: Sep 28, 2019 14:08:02 IST