Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar is one of the most prolific technician Indian cinema has ever seen. For seven decades, her contribution to music is unparalleled.
She will turn 90 this year on September 28 and the government has decided to make this birthday special. She will be conferred with ‘Daughter of the Nation’ title.
Poet-lyricist Prasoon Joshi has written a song and dedicated it to Lata Ji. Her contribution to the world of music needs to be honoured and the government has chosen her to bestow upon this title.
A source from the government said, “Modiji is a very big fan of Lataji's voice. She represents the collective voice of the Indian nation. Honouring her as the daughter of the nation and that's what we will officially designate her on her 90th birthday.”