MUMBAI: The demise of Lata Mangeshkar has broken the hearts of millions of fans. The legendary singer who mesmerized the world with her voice passed away on Sunday. Tributes for Lata Mangeshkar have been pouring in from leading personalities from all walks of life. Actors Neetu Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore have served nostalgia as they remembered the legendary singer.
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Talking about Neetu Kapoor, she shared a black and white picture of a young Lata cradling baby Rishi Kapoor, on her Instagram stories and wrote, “Heartbroken lil Rishi in her arms .”
Sharmila Tagore, who was married to late cricketer Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, remembered the late singer as an avid fan of cricket. She also shared how she was once scolded by singer as she got upset with Sharmila’s lack of cricketing knowledge. In an interview with Fever FM, Sharmila also shared more fond memories with Lata. She said, “She (Lata) was so mad about cricket, not just as a spectator but knew the nitty gritty of cricket,” she said. Sharing one such conversation she had with her over cricket, Sharmila said, “She (Lata) asked me some trick question and I couldn’t answer. And she got very cross with me, she said, ‘why don’t you know? You should know.’ I said, ‘Well, my husband is a cricketer, I am not’. She said, ‘No, but still, aapko malum hona chahiye iske baare mein (You should know about this).’ I was properly scolded and put in my place,” shared Sharmila.
Lata Mangeshkar passed away at a Mumbai hospital on Sunday due to multi-organ failure. She was 92 years old.
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CREDIT: INDIAN EXPRESS
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