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Lata Mangeshkar passes away: Songs to mourn her with

Hum along to some of Lata Mangeshkar's best Hindi songs in this moment of grief 

Published: 06th February 2022
Lata Mangeshkar

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away on Sunday. She was 92. Her death was caused by multiple organ failure, the doctors said. She was diagnosed with Covid-19 in early January and was being treated at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai. 

Lata Mangeshkar was among the greatest playback singers of India. In her seven-decade career, she redefined Hindi film music and took it to new heights. She reigned across eras, moods, genres, and changing trends and technology. 

We mourn her loss by celebrating some of her great songs here

Aayega Anewala

Featured in the 1949 film Mahal, the haunting number announced a young Lata to the world.

Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya

A romantic declaration of the highest order. From the classic Mughal-E-Azam.

Ajeeb Dastan Hai Yeh

A playful reflection on the mysteries of love and life from Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai

Na Jiyaa Lage Na 

One of her most well-loved songs, demonstrative of her formidable vocal range. From Anand.

Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Ha

A real heartbreaker. From Manoj Kumar's Shor.

Tum Aa Gaye Ho

One of her great duets with Kishore Kumar. Picturised on Sanjeev Kumar and Suchitra Sen. From Gulzar's Aandhi.

Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon

The patriotic song commemorated soldiers who died in the 1962 Sino-Indian War. Lata's sincere voice lifted a country out of despair and brought Nehru to tears.

Baahon me Chale Aao

A strikingly seductive number from the 1976 mystery Anamika.

Mere Naseeb Mein Tu Hai Ke Nahi 

A glowing disco orb of the 80s. From Naseeb.

Tujhe Dekha To


The beating heart of Aditya Chopra's romance Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. Unthinkable without Lata.

Luka Chuppi

AR Rahman tapped into something elemental in this moving collab. From Rang De Basanti

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