Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar paid tributes to her late father and celebrated theatre actor-singer Deenanath Mangeshkar on his 74th death anniversary on Sunday.
She said all the lessons by her father have remained with her till date, and she has great respect for him in her life.
She tweeted: “It is my late father Master Deenanath Mangeshkar ji’s 74th death anniversary. I learnt music from him which has been with me till today. I bow my head in front of him with respect (Aaj mere pujya pitaji Master Deenanath Mangeshkar ji ki 74vi punyatithi hai. Maine sangeet unse sikha, jisne ab tak mera saath diya hai. Main unko naman karti hun”.
The Bharat Ratna awardee, who is also called the ‘Nightingale of India’ for her melodious voice, is known for songs like “Aayega aanewaala”, “Dil wil pyar wyar”, “Bindiya chamkegi”, “Tune o rangeele kaisa jaadu kiya”, and “Aaja shaam hone aayi”. Her track to salute the valour of Indian Army soldiers with “Aye mere watan ke logo” still brings tears to the eyes.