Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar was cremated with full state honour in presence of hundreds of grief-stricken individuals on the iconic Shivaji Park in India’s port metropolis of Mumbai this night.
The melody queen of Indian music breathed her final on the Breach Sweet Hospital in Mumbai this morning following a number of organ failures. She was 92.
Her demise has introduced an finish to a splendid and adorned profession in playback signing in movies in numerous languages.
Hundreds of individuals gathered on the park to pay their final respect to the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar because the physique of the good singer was saved at Shivaji Park this afternoon for the general public.
Previous to the final rites, the nationwide flag of India by which the physique was wrapped was handed over to the relations. Hridaynath Mangeshkar, brother of Lata Mangeshkar, lit the funeral pyre of the good singer.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the deceased by inserting wreaths on the casket of Lata Mangeshkar at a makeshift funeral place at round 2,000 sq. ft Shivaji Park.
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, megastar Shah Rukh Khan, lyricist Javed Akhtar, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, amongst others, had been additionally in attendance to pay their final respects.
Earlier, the physique of Lata Mangeshkar was delivered to the park by a car adorned with white flowers from the deceased residence ‘Prabhukunj’, in Mumbai. The coffin, during which her physique, was additionally wrapped within the nationwide flag as the military marched alongside.
Bollywood stars together with Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Javed Akhtar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, amongst others, visited her dwelling to pay their final respects.
Earlier, the Indian authorities has introduced a two-day state nationwide mourning in reminiscence of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar when the nationwide flag will fly half-mast as a mark of respect to the good singer.
Born on September 28, 1929 in Madhya Pradesh, Lata Mangeshkar took to signing in 1942 at an age of 13.
In a profession spanning over seven many years, the melody queen recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi movies.
She had sung songs in over 36 regional Indian and overseas languages.
The acclaimed singer was awarded the very best civilian award “Bharat Ratna” in 2001 in recognition of her contribution within the musical enviornment.
She is simply the second vocalist after MS Subbulakshmi to obtain “Bharat Ratna”. She was additionally honoured with the Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushana, Dada Saheb Phalke, and three Nationwide movie awards.
Lata Mangeshkar is survived by her 4 youthful siblings –Asha Bhosle, Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Usha Mangeshkar, and Meena Mangeshkar.