The legendary Bollywood singer, Lata Mangeshkar passed away at the age of 92 on February 6. After testing positive for Covid-19, she was admitted to the hospital on January 8.
She went on the ventilator and passed away due to multi-organ failure on Sunday morning. Lata Mangeshkar was known as the ‘Nightingale of India’ for her soulful voice. Her demise has left her fans across the world saddened and heartbroken.
Politicians, celebrities, and people from all walks of life, even Pakistani and Indian turned to their social media to pay tribute to the late veteran singer.
Fawad Chaudhary took to his Twitter, expressed his grief and sorrow over the demise of Lata Mangeshkar. He said that Lata ruled the world of music for decades and the magic of her voice will live on forever.
“A legend is no more, #LataMangeshkar was a melodious queen who ruled the world of music for decades,” he wrote.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja also expressed his grief over her death. Paying tribute to Lata, Ramiz Raja said, “Lata Mangeshkar was the epitome of grace, humility, and simplicity and therefore greatness.. a lesson for all.”
He added further, “Kishore Kumar and now her death has left me music broken!”
Renowned Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir said, “LataMangeshkar will live forever through her songs”
“Naam Gum Jayega
Chehra Yeh Badal Jayega
Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan hey
Gar Yaad Rahey” he wrote.
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam, while heaping praises for the singer’s melodious voice, wrote, ”Her magical voice and legacy will continue to live in the hearts of millions worldwide. An unparalleled icon!”
In his message, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “I consider it my honour that I have always received immense affection from Lata Didi. My interactions with her will remain unforgettable.”
“I grieve with my fellow Indians on the passing away of Lata Didi. Spoke to her family and expressed condolences,” he added.