Legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar is celebrating her 91st birthday today. Best known for her outstanding work in Marathi, Hindi, Bengali and Assamese languages, Lata Mangeshkar has recorded songs in thirty-six regional Indian and foreign languages. On this occasion, we are bringing you the top five songs from the Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar’s musical library.
1) Saagar Kinare Dil Yeh Pukare
Sung by legendary singer duo Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar, Saagar Kinare Dil Yeh Pukare song is from 1985 Bollywood film, Saagar.
2) Tujhe Dekha To Ye
Tujhe Dekha To Ye song is from 1995 released Bollywood film, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. Starring hit pair Shahrukh Khan and Kajol in the lead roles, the song was one of the all-time hits Hindi cinema has ever produced. Lata Mangeshkar’s magical voice and her modulation in the song worked big-time.
3) Humein Aur Jeene Ki Chahat
Humein Aur Jeene Ki Chahat is from the 1983 film, Agar Tum Na Hote is one of the soothing melodies sung by Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar. The song has Rajesh Khanna and Rekha and Raj Babbar in lead roles.
4) Aap Ki Nazro Ne Samjha
This song for 1962 film, Anpadh is often referred to as the classic from the golden era. Starring Mala Sinha, Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra, Lata Mangeshkar’s voice for the song a major asset which also brought her Filmfare Award in the Best Playback singer category.
5) Lag Ja Gale Ke Phir
The song is from Woh Jo Hasina released in the year 1983. The film stars Manoj Kumar, Sadhana, Helen, Prem Chopra, K.N.Singh, Mohan Choti, Dhumal as the main cast, Lag Ja Gale Ke Phir sung by Lata Mangeshkar is one of the highly popular songs from those olden days.