Puri/Mumbai, Sep 28: Lata Mangeshkar turned 91 on Monday, and celebrities took to social media to greet the living legend. Internationally-acclaimed sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik wished the singer on her birthday with a stunning art creation on the Puri beach.
“Happy Birthday to legendary Singer Bharat Ratna @mangeshkarlata Ji . My Sand Art at Puri beach in Odisha #HappyBirthdayLataDidi,” said Pattnaik.
Mangeshkar started her career at the age of 13 with the song “Naachu ya gade, khelu saari, mani haus bhaari…” for Marathi film “Kiti Hasaal” (1942). The 1989 Dadasaheb Phalke Award recipient has sung in mpore than a thousand Hindi films and recorded in over 36 Indian and foreign languages. She has sung mainly in Hindi, Marathi, Bengali and Assamese.
In 2001, she was awarded Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, and has so far been the recipient of three National Film Awards, besides numerous popular awards.
( With IANS inputs)