Lata Mangeshkar in ICU, tests positive for COVID-19

The veteran singer was admitted to the ICU after having mild symptoms, her niece Rachna confirmed to the news agency.

Let us see few glimpses of her amazing career

Nightingale of India

The veteran, also known as the Nightingale of India, started her career at the age of 13 in 1942

Career Span

Lata Mangeshkar has sung over 30,000 songs in several Indian languages in an over seven-decade career

Bharat Ratna award

The iconic singer became a recipient of India's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna in 2001. She has recorded songs in over 36 Indian languages.

Other awards/honours

She has also been honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award and France's highest civilian award, Officer of the Legion of Honour

Guinness Book of Records

In 1974, the Guinness Book of Records ranked her as the most recorded artiste in the history. She had reportedly sung over 25,000 songs between 1948 and 1974.

Helped for COVID relief

In 2021, Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar had donated Rs 7 lakh to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) for coronavirus-related works in Maharashtra

Most Loved Tracks

Some of her most loved tracks are Ajeeb dastan hai ye, Pyar kiya to darna kya, Neela asman so gaya and Tere liye.