On Lata Mangeshkar’s 91st Birthday, Sister Asha Bhosle Shares Childhood Memories


Asha Bhosle shared this blast from the past. (Image courtesy: ashabhosle )


  • Lata Mangeshkar turned 91 on Monday
  • Asha Bhosle shared a black and white throwback photo on Twitter
  • “Birthday wishes to Lata Didi,” wrote Asha Bhosle.

New Delhi:

On the birthday of the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, her sister, Playback singer Asha Bhosle, shared a beautiful childhood memory on Monday. Lata Mangeshkar, who is called the Indian nightingale, turned 91 today. On the occasion, Asha Bhosle flipped through their childhood album and shared a black and white photo of themselves that also shows the veteran singer’s other two sisters: Usha Mangeshkar and Meena Mangeshkar. In the blast of the past Mangeshkar can can be seen sitting in a chair to the left. “Birthday wishes to Lata Didi, who is 91 years old today. Remembering our childhood days through this image where you can see Didi sitting on the left and Meena Tai and me standing behind her,” Asha Bhosle wrote in the legend.

Check out the throwback photo here:

Lata Mangeshkar often gives us rare images of herself. We have selected some of his Instagram profile for you, take a look:

Lata Mangeshkar began singing to support his family after the death of his father Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar in 1942. He was a classical singer and stage actor. In Bollywood, Lata Mangeshkar got his first big leap with the song Dil Mera Toda from the 1948 film Majboor. Yet his song Aayega Aanewaala of the movie Mahal (1949) became his first big hit. Lata Mangeshkar has sung in Hindi, Marathi, Bengali and other regional languages. She has also been honored with the Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Awards, as well as various National and Filmfare Awards.

Last year in November, Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to Mumbai Breach Candy Hospital after she complained of shortness of breath.. She was released from the hospital in December.


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