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Lata Mangeshkar birthday: The legendary singer lists her six favourite songs

Lata Mangeshkar has entertained the audience with her songs and melodious voice for over 60 years now. On her 87th birthday, legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar shares with us 6 of her most favourite songs.

music Updated: Sep 28, 2016 10:23 IST
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Lata Mangeshkar celebrates her 87th birthday today.
Lata Mangeshkar celebrates her 87th birthday today.

She lists her favourite songs of all times below:

Aayaega aanewala; Mahal (1949)

Starring Ashok Kumar, this haunting track from Mahal brought earned Lataji, instant fame. The track goes perfectly with the video of the song, where Ashok is seen exploring the dark corners of the palace.

Aaja re pardesi; Madhumati (1958)

This track, picturized on Dilip Kumar, Vyjayantimala, is a melodious, romantic number. The video showcases Vyjayantimala singing the song, as Dilip observes her every move but through hidden spaces.

Lag jaa gale; Woh Kaun Thi (1964)

This haunting track starring Sadhna, still remains as one of Lataji’s most popular numbers. With its soulful element, the song makes for a pleasant listen and is still a favourite amongst the older as well the younger generation!

Allah tero naam; Hum Dono (1961)

This track makes for one of the most popular devotional songs. Lataji’s melodious voice does justice to the soulful feel to this number.

Suniyoji araj maari; Lekin (1991)

Featuring Dimple Kapadia, this track by Lataji is a heartwarming one. With the sorrowful video topped with the Lataji’s impeccable singing, one can’t help but well up!

Keno kichhu kotha bolo na

This Bengali track sung by Lataji makes for a pleasant listen owing to its catchy tune and beats.