The Nightingale Of India, Lata Mangeshkar is celebrating her 92nd birthday today, and on her special day, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has a special gift for the legendary singer's fans. He has released an unheard song, sung by the singer and it is a perfect treat for her fans. The song titled 'Theek Nahi Lagta' was originally recorded in the 1990s for a film that was later shelved. The song is written by Gulzar and has been released under Vishal Bhardwaj's music label, VB Music.
Vishal Bhardwaj took to Instagram and wrote in the caption, "What emerges from a long lost tape is a record of tenderness, beauty and melody. Composed two decades ago and reorchestrated recently, this echo of the past resonates with the spirit of the Nightingale of India. So let the poetry of music and the vessel of its life take your breath away. Happy birthday Lata didi."
The music video of the song features throwback pictures of Lata Mangeshkar from her younger days. Fans of the legendary singer thanked the filmmaker for releasing the song. One fan wrote, "Beautiful. Grateful to hear Lataji again. No one will ever come close to her virtuosity and her divinity. Long live our Ma Saraswati!!" Another commented, "Super melodious song in the voice of Lata ji... Three legends come together Lata ji, Vishal Bhardwaj and Gulzar sahab." "Whatever she sings... it's a miracle," wrote another. ALSO READ:Mother's Day 2021: Lata Mangeshkar Opens Up On Her Mother's Teachings, 'Aaee Taught Me How To Fend For Myself' - EXCLUSIVE
Earlier while speaking to Subhash K Jha, Lata Mangeshkar revealed her plans about returning to singing. "I do plan to sing again very soon. Well-wishers and dear ones like you have been urging me to return to singing. But this pandemic has made it difficult for me to venture out for anything. Aap sochiye ke mere liye kitna mushkil hai gaane se door rehna," she said.