Today is the birthday of the most respected and renowned Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar. She is also known as Gaan Kokila of India. Lataji has sung songs in more than 36 Indian regional languages. She has sung songs for over thousands of films. Thus, on the birthday of such a music legend, we decided to recall some of her timeless Marathi songs. Considering the vast list of her songs it was difficult to select a few because each song of hers is legendary.
Starting with her one of the most famous Marathi patriotic songs Saagara Pran Talamalala which is based on a poem of Swatantryveer Sawarkar. It was composed by Lataji’s brother Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar. She has sung many more patriotic songs like Shree Mahanmangale.
Talking about her Marathi devotional songs. One of her most famous devotional songs is Gajanana Shree Ganaraya. It is used in every program or Pooja at the start. Other songs are Ganaraj Rangi Nachato, Keshava Madhava, Sundar Te Dhyan, and many more.
Talking about her emotional songs, she has thousands of them. Some of them are Mendichya Panawar, Ya Chimnyano, Mee Raat Takli, Sunya Sunya Maifilt Majhya, Shodhu Mee Kuthe, and many more.
Lataji has recently shared her song on her social media handle which was from the film that was based on her and her siblings.
Lata Mangeshkar has sung many types of Marathi songs like Classical, Abhanga, Aarti, Love songs, etc. Her career is not something that can be described in mere words. The whole nation and the world respects and loves her voice. She has received many honorable awards and titles. She received the honor of Padma Bhushan in 1968, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1989, Padma Vibhushan in 1999, and the Bharat Ratna in 2001. It is a blessing for Maharashtra that such a great legend is born in it. The whole nation has wished this legend.
SpotboyE wishes this legend a Happy 91st birthday. May God bless her with health and longevity.
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