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Lata Mangeshkar birthday: A playlist of 15 songs to celebrate the melody queen

She has ruled the music industry of Indian cinema for almost seven decades and has recorded songs in 36 regional and foreign languages. From playful to flirtatious to religious and melodious and meloncholic, Lata’s vast discography offers all kinds of songs for all sorts of moods.

music Updated: Sep 28, 2016 13:07 IST
Sweta Kaushal
Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar was born on September 28, 1929. (HT Photo)

India’s legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar turns 87 on Wednesday. She has ruled the music industry of Indian cinema for almost seven decades and has recorded songs in 36 regional and foreign languages. From playful to flirtatious to religious and melodious and melancholic, Lata’s vast discography offers all kinds of songs for all sorts of moods.

Here is playlist of some of her hit songs:

1. Pyaar kiya toh darna kya (Mughal-e-Azam, 1960)

Music: Naushad.
Lyrics: Shakeel Badayuni

2. Tu jahan jahan chalega (Mera Saaya, 1966)

Music: Madan Mohan.
Lyrics: Raja Mehdi Ali Khan

3. Lag jaa gale (Woh Kaun Thi, 1964)

Music: Madan Mohan.
Lyrics: Raja Mehdi Ali Khan

4. Ja re ud jaare panchi (Maya, 1961)

Music: Salil Chowdhury.
Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri

5. Allah tero naam (Hum Dono, 1961)

Music: Jaidev.
Lyrics: Sahir Ludhianvi

6. Ae dil-e-nadaan (Razia Sultan, 1983)

Music: Khayyam.
Lyrics: Jan Nisar Akhtar

7. Chalte chalte (Pakeezah, 1972)

Music: Gulam Mohammed.
Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri

8. Ajeeb dastan hai yeh (Dil Apna Aur Preet Paraya, 1960)

Music: Shankar-Jaikishan.
Lyrics: Shailendra

9. Tere bina zindagi (Aandhi, 1975)

Music: RD Burman.
Lyrics: Gulzar

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10. Dikhayee diye (Bazaar, 1982)

Music: Khayyam.
Lyrics: Mir Taqi Mir

11. Bada natkhat hai (Amar Prem, 1972)

Music: RD Burman.
Lyrics: Anand Bakshi

12. Yeh kahaan aa gaye hum (Silsila, 1981)

Music: Hariprasad Chaurasia and Shivkumar Sharma.
Lyrics: Javed Akhtar

13. Is duniya mei jina hai toh (Gumnaam, 1965)

Music: Shankar-Jaikishan.
Lyrics: Hasrat Jaipuri

14. Rahe na rahe hum (Mamta, 1966)

Music: Roshan
Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri

15. Tere liye (Veer Zaara, )

Music: Late Madan Mohan and Sanveej Kohli
Lyrics:Javed Akhtar

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