Lata Mangeshkar remembers father on death anniversary

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Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Legendary singer actress Lata Mangeshkar has remembered her father on his 75th death anniversary on Monday.

“Aaj mere parampujya pitaji Master Deenanath Mangeshkar ji ki 75 vi punyatithi hai.Hum sab Mangeshkar unko naman karte hain aur unka aashirwad maangte hain. (Today is the 75th death anniversary of my respected father Deenanath Mangeshkar. All us Mangeshakers (family members) pay our gratitude to him and ask for blessings),” Lata tweeted on Monday.

Lata’s father, Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar, was a classical singer and a theater actor. She is the eldest child of her parents. Meena, Asha, Usha and Hridaynath are her siblings in sequence.

The 87-year-old singer also shared a link to her father’s song titled “Marmabandhaatali Thev Hee” on Twitter and captioned it: “Mere Pitaji ka gaaya ye geet aap sabke liye. (A song from my father for all of you).”

The Marathi Natyageet sung by the Lata’s father is based on the Raag Patdeep from his famous musical play “Sanyasta Khadga.”

–IANS

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