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Lata Mangeshkar Turns 89 | PM Modi, Asha Bhosle, Anil Kapoor And Others Extend Their Wishes

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Published:

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  •  Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar turned 89 on Friday, September 28.
  • Several Bollywood celebrities, politicians and eminent personalities extended their wishes to the legendary vocalist

As veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar turned 89 on Friday, September 28, several Bollywood celebrities, politicians and eminent personalities extended their wishes to the legendary vocalist. Lata, the playback singer and music director is one of the most respected vocalists of the country. She has sung songs in over thirty-six Indian and foreign languages. However, she has primarily sung in Marathi and Hindi and recorded over a thousand songs for Bollywood films.

Here's a look at some of the eminent personalities who wished the singer on her birthday:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings to Lata Mangeshkar on the occasion of her birthday. He took to Twitter and wrote, "Respected Lata Didi, best wishes to you on your birthday. Your exceptional work, spanning decades has endeared you to crores of Indians. You have always been passionate about our country’s development. May you lead a long life filled with good health. @mangeshkarlata"

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President Ram Nath Kovind 

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind also wished the Bharat Ratna awardee on her birthday. He took to Twitter and wrote, "Birthday greetings and best wishes for a long and healthy life to @mangeshkarlata, who has been honoured with the Bharat Ratna. May her melodious voice continue to mesmerise millions across the world for years to come #PresidentKovind"

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Asha Bhosle

Lata Mangeshkar's younger sister Asha Bhosle also wished her elder sister on her birthday. Extending greetings to the 89-years-old, on Twitter she wrote, "Birthday greetings to the one and only Lata Didi"

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Anil Kapoor

Bollywood star Anil Kapoor wished the  'Lag Ja Gale Se' singer and said that she has offered a huge number of songs that can fit in every mood. He further said that her voice will echo in hearts forever. "Happy Birthday, @mangeshkarlata ji! Thank you for giving us a song for every mood and a voice that will echo in our hearts forever...Wishing you lots of love, health & happiness!" he wrote in the Twitter post.

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Madhuri Dixit Nene 

Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit brought reference to her song ''Dil Toh Pagal Hai, Dil Deewana Hai'' to wish the singer. The song which was voiced by Lata featured in the 1997 film 'Dil Toh Pagal Hai' starring Madhuri. Extending warm greetings on Twitter the actress said, "Dil toh paagal hai, dil deewana hai....for your beautiful voice! You truly are the 'Queen of Melody' @mangeshkarlata Ji. Happy Birthday! I wish you good health & happiness"

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