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Sonu Nigam reveals why Lata Mangeshkar performed barefoot at Royal Albert Hall
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Sonu Nigam reveals why Lata Mangeshkar performed barefoot at Royal Albert Hall

Lata Mangeshkar was the first Indian singer to perform at the Royal Albert Hall.

Naam Reh Jaayega: Usha Mangeshkar and Hridaynath Mangeshkar share heartfelt note about Lata Mangeshkar on the first episode of the show
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Naam Reh Jaayega: Usha Mangeshkar and Hridaynath Mangeshkar share heartfelt note about Lata Mangeshkar on the first episode of the show

Eighteen prominent singers of the country have come together to give tribute to Lata Mangeshkar with Naam Reh Jaayega. The 8 episode, hour-long series is on air from 1st May 2022 on StarPlus

18 of India’s Most Popular Voices unite to pay tribute to the legendary Lata Mangeshkar
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18 of India’s Most Popular Voices unite to pay tribute to the legendary Lata Mangeshkar

Paying tribute to her legacy and the many memories she created for us to cherish, eighteen of India’s most prominent singers now come together to pay special tribute to the ‘Nightingale of India’.

PM Modi’s heartfelt researched speech on Lata Mangeshkar stuns the nation
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PM Modi’s heartfelt researched speech on Lata Mangeshkar stuns the nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the first Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar award in Mumbai on 24 April.

Flashback: Remembering Hasrat Jaipuri’s exquisitely transparent poetry
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Flashback: Remembering Hasrat Jaipuri’s exquisitely transparent poetry

Today (April 15) marks the 100th birth anniversary of poet and lyricist Hasrat Jaipuri. He was known for penning iconic songs like Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana, Jiya Beqaraar Hai and many others.

On Shamshad Begum's birth anniversary, remembering India's first playback singer and a legacy lost in obscurity
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On Shamshad Begum's birth anniversary, remembering India's first playback singer and a legacy lost in obscurity

Shamshad Begum’s legacy doesn’t have to be discovered, for it is right before one’s eyes, known to some, unknown to others, but heard by all.

The Mangeshkar family institutes award in Lataji’s honour, PM Modi to be first recipient
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The Mangeshkar family institutes award in Lataji’s honour, PM Modi to be first recipient

PM Narendra Modi will receive the Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Puraskar on April 24 which marks the 80th death anniversary of Master Deenanath Mangeshkar.

Lata Mangeshkar never thought of going international
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Lata Mangeshkar never thought of going international

Lata Mangeshkar never craved for awards, recognition or global acknowledgement

Devil's Advocate | Lata Mangeshkar snub in Oscar and Grammy tributes only reflects Indians' inferiority complex
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Devil's Advocate | Lata Mangeshkar snub in Oscar and Grammy tributes only reflects Indians' inferiority complex

Acknowledging third-world talent has now become a white man’s burden. And really, we can only blame ourselves for this undue veneration for the westerner’s attention.

Grammys 2022 skips Lata Mangeshkar from In Memorium section; Twitterati express disappointment
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Grammys 2022 skips Lata Mangeshkar from In Memorium section; Twitterati express disappointment

The Grammys 2022 In Memoriam section paid homage to several personalities including Tom Parker, DMX, Meat Loaf, Roger Hawkins, and Stonewall Jackson among others

Dear Uncle Oscar, You Forgot Lata Mangeshkar
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Dear Uncle Oscar, You Forgot Lata Mangeshkar

Subhash K Jha feels sorry for the Oscars. If they forgot to mention Lata Mangeshkar in their 'In Memoriam' section then it just shows how ignorant the Academy awards are about world cinema.

Midnight runner Pradeep Mehra, you deserve a biopic
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Midnight runner Pradeep Mehra, you deserve a biopic

Pradeep Mehra ,the 19-year old boy from Delhi who suddenly became a national rage as he was captured by filmmaker Vinod Kapri running for 10 kms from his workplace to home, must exercise some self-restraint in this moment of unexpected fame; Subhash K Jha counsels the boy in an open letter.

Tribute to the genius composer Ghulam Mohammed on his death anniversary
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Tribute to the genius composer Ghulam Mohammed on his death anniversary

On Ghulam Mohamed’s death anniversary, Subhash K Jha revisits the magic of ‘Pakeezah’.

BAFTA has done Lata Mangeshkar no favour, Joanna Scanlan is the real beneficiary
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BAFTA has done Lata Mangeshkar no favour, Joanna Scanlan is the real beneficiary

Thank you BAFTA for letting the world know about Lata Mangeshkar's existence!

On Lalit Pandit's birthday, revisiting the enduring appeal of the music of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaenge
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On Lalit Pandit's birthday, revisiting the enduring appeal of the music of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaenge

"Very rarely does a composer get an opportunity to work on a musical like this where the director knew exactly where to use the songs, and how. Plus, we had Lataji. We couldn’t go wrong.”

BAFTA 2022 honours Lata Mangeshkar, Dilip Kumar In memoriam montage
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BAFTA 2022 honours Lata Mangeshkar, Dilip Kumar In memoriam montage

Actor-filmmaker Sir Sidney Poitier, director Ivan Reitman, cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, singer Meat Loaf, actors Monica Vitti and Sally Kellerman were among the celebrities honoured at the BAFTAs during the 'In Memoriam' section.

The woman of the ear: Lata Mangeshkar
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The woman of the ear: Lata Mangeshkar

Singer Lata Mangeshkar was just 13 when she had to fend for her family, Subhash K Jha celebrates the magic of the Nightingale of Bollywood on International Women’s Day.

Three sparkling gems of Lata Mangeshkar which left unsung
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Three sparkling gems of Lata Mangeshkar which left unsung

Subhash K Jha selects three of Lata Mangeshkar Gems which went unsung.

Usha Mangeshkar: 'A loyal companion and faithful sibling to the singer, is now stranded alone'
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Usha Mangeshkar: 'A loyal companion and faithful sibling to the singer, is now stranded alone'

Usha Mangeshkar, who chose to be in the shadows and looked after Lata Mangeshkar, is alone. Who will look after her now?

On Ravindra Jain’s birth anniversary, let's look at his luminous journey and songs with Lata Mangeshkar
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On Ravindra Jain’s birth anniversary, let's look at his luminous journey and songs with Lata Mangeshkar

Remembering Ravindra Jain on his birth anniversary: Here's a jukebox of some of his best creations.