Lata Mangeshkar honoured with Legendary Award
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian melody queen Lata Mangeshkar has been honoured with the ‘Legendary Award’ by The Brand Laureate. She says she is thankful for her gratifying career and well-wishers.
“Heartfelt thank you to The Brand Laureate for honouring me with the Legendary Award 2017,” the 87-year-old posted on Twitter alongside an image the award.
The Brand Laureate recognises world-class achievement in branding amongst individuals and companies.
Mangeshkar’s award reads: “Asia Pacific Brands Foundation awards Lata Mangeshkar, Legendary Award as a veteran melody queen who has given a plethora of memorable hits and soulful melodies in Hindi film music.”
In a heartfelt message to her fans, she tweeted: “I have lived through a gratifying career for which I am and will always remain in deep gratitude to all my well-wishers.”
Known for songs like “Lag jaa gale”, “Aayega aanewala”, “Aye mere watan ke logon”, “Luka chuppi” and several more, Mangeshkar’s career in films has spanned several decades.