Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar remembers being treated like a daughter by late singing legend Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, who used to call her Bharat Ratna after she won the countrys’ highest civilian honour in 2001.
“After I got the award he never called me Lata. He addressed me as Bharat Ratna. When I’d visit, he would announce my arrival with
. Prepare something good for her to eat,” the singer said.
Joshi, who passed away on Monday, was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 2008.