Online sensation Ranu Mondal recently reacted to Lata Mangeshkar's comment on the former saying that her newfound fame won't last. Responding to it Mondal said, that as far as 'age' is concerned she is younger to her and will always remain her junior. She then went on to exclaim that she has loved the veteran singer's (Lata Mangeshkar)'s voice since childhood.
For the uninitiated, Lata Mangeshkar during a recent media interaction reportedly said that she will consider herself fortunate if someone is benefitted by her name and work, but she feels that 'imitation is not a reliable and durable companion for success.' As per media reports, Lata Mangeshkar said that by singing her song, or Kishore Kumar's song or Mohammad Rafi's song aspiring singers can get short-term attention, but it won't last.
Singer Lata Mangeshkar was quoted saying that the aspiring singer will only get short term success if imitate the works of yesteryear legends. Reshammiya, who has recorded two songs with Mandol for his upcoming film Happy Hardy and Heer, said Mangeshkar’s comments must be taken in the right context.
“She has been inspired by Lata ji but no one can become a legend like her. She is the best. Meaning of Lata ji’s comment was that you can get inspired, it’s a good thing, but it’s not necessary to (do a) straight copy. Which she anyway hasn’t done,” he told reporters. There is a difference between being inspired by a singer and copying that person’s work, Reshammiya said.
Mondal's video was shared on a Facebook page called 'BarpetaTown The place of peace' on July 28. The video has collected over four million till now. Music composer-actor Himesh Reshammiya has recorded a song titled "Teri Meri Kahani" with Mondal. He revealed that the song will feature in his upcoming film "Happy Hardy and Heer".
"All your our dreams can come true if we have the courage to peruse them. A positive attitude can really make dreams come true. Thanks for all your love and support," the composer-singer captioned the video shot during his recording session with Ranu. "Happy Hardy and Heer" is produced by EYKA Films and HR Musik Limited.
(With inputs from agencies)
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