A voice that seeps directly into the hearts of listeners is that of Lata Mangeshkar. With beyond four decades in the music business, her impact has been majorly lasting and highly influential. Women were always looked down upon as a threat to male dominance in the music industry. Therefore, they were sexualized and demoralized whenever and however possible. But Lata Mangeshkar was the one who stood for them all and fought to be respected and the talent of women to be recognized. She has a massive contribution to not just the musical success of the industry but also uplifting and fighting for females’ righteousness.
Lata Mangeshkar has sung various numbers that have had a massive impact on the audience over the years. But there are very few that still are accessible and manage to give you feels.
Lag Ja Gale is one of the most top-rated tracks by Lata Mangeshkar. She has sung the song with numerous emotions that are raw. To date, no one has ever mastered and sung this melody as good as Lata Ji.
Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon is one of the most amazing goosebumps giving the track that not just made Jawaharlal Nehru cry. But whenever we listen to the track years after its release, it still manages to hold us captive.
Ajib Dastan Hai Yeh is the song that will not just teach you the uncertainty of life. But also is one of the most empowering melodies to help you keep going.
Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna is one of the saddest yet inspiring melodies sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar.
Hoton Mein Aisi Baat is a song that gave fame to the movie Jewel Thief. With its captivating lyrics, one can’t miss this melody as the song is the whole movie in itself.