Melody queen and iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar remembered her father on his 78th death anniversary on April 24 and expressed her grief of not being able to hold traditional rituals because of the outbreak. The singer shared pictures while paying tribute to her father on the special day.
The crooner was disheartened and expressed her sadness on her Twitter handle where she wrote how this year the singer and her family members will not be able to conduct the death anniversary programme of her father, Master Dinanath Mangeshkar ji due to coronavirus. But, following the tradition every year, Lata Mangeshkar informed that on behalf of Dinanath Foundation, she would be giving Rs 5 lakh to Preeti Patkar’s Prerna Foundation and Rs 10 lakh.
आज मेरे परमपूज्य पिताजी मास्टर दीनानाथ मंगेशकर जी की 78वी पुण्यतिथि है.इस साल हम कोरोना की वजह से पुण्यतिथि का कार्यक्रम नहीं कर सके इसका हमें दुख है.इस साल हम दीनानाथ प्रतिष्ठान की तरफ़ प्रीति पाटकर जी की प्रेरणा फ़ाउंडेशन को पाँच लाख और मेरी तरफ़ से दस लाख की राशि दे रहे हैं. pic.twitter.com/ar8VXM1hEq— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) April 24, 2020
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. Lata Mangeshkar might be keeping away from active playback singing in films for years now, but she continues to be an inspiration for every aspiring singer even today.
Singer Pankaj Udas was the first one to extend his tribute to the maestro and wrote, "Our pranams to the great maestro and salutes to you for your generous contribution to the nation we are all proud of you stay happy healthy and blessed.”Several fans of the singer shared their wishes on the special occasion and appreciated the doting daughter for helping the needy in times of this panic. One of the users while paying his condolence, wrote, “It’s a blessing for a father to have a child like Lata Mangeshkar ji who has given a lot to this world.” Another user while paying tribute to Lata Mangeshkar’s father and wrote, “Happy birthday, may ur soul always in peace in every life.”
आप के पिताजी की ७८वी पुर्ण्य तिथि पर हमारी विनम्र श्रद्धांजलि अर्पित करते हुए कहना चाहता हु की संगीत की दुनिया में जो रत्न का भंडार दिए है उस ऋण को हम कभी नहीं चूका सकते इसलिए सदैव ऋणी रहेंगे l सत सत नमन इस पुण्यात्मा को.— Prabhunath Singh (@Prabhun38143900) April 24, 2020
मास्टर दिनानाथ मंगेशकर जी को उनकी पुण्यतिथि पर मेरा सहस्र अभिवादन.....।— Prakash Patil (@Prakash41380837) April 24, 2020
Our pranams to the great maestro and salutes to you for your generous contribution to the nation we are all proud of you stay happy healthy and blessed🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏— Pankaj Udhas (@Pankajkudhas) April 24, 2020
स्वर्गीय दीनानाथ मंगेशकर जी कितने सौभाग्यशाली थे, उनके घर में साक्षात सरस्वती जी ने जन्म लिया। ईश्वर आपको दीर्घायु करें। 🙏🙏🙏— पुनीत नन्दन (@DrpuneetNandan) April 24, 2020
Swar kokila Lata tai ke pitaji ke charno mai hamara haardik pranaam— Abhishek Kashyap (@Abhishe12951657) April 24, 2020
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