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Indica Books Live – Deepak MR’s book on Bharat Ratna Lata Manageshkar, with Deepak MR
Indica Books presents Author Q&A with Deepak MR
Book Discussion – “The Life & Music of Lata Mangeshkar: A Fan’s Tribute to the Melody Queen“
About the Book:
- Do you know what Lata Mangeshkar’s original name was?
- Were you aware of why Lata left school after the very first day?
- Did you know which was Lata’s first song and last song?
- Did you know why Lata stopped working with Rafi and S D Burman for a few years?
- Is it true that Lata loved to gamble in casinos wearing jeans?
- Why did Lata say she would never want to be reborn as Lata again?
- Which was the only Hindi film in which Lata was seen on-screen?
The Life and Music of Lata Mangeshkar: A fan’s tribute to the Melody Queen reveals the answers to all these questions and presents interesting facts about Lata Mangeshkar. This book is a tribute to the melody queen and presents her life journey. Find out how a 13-year-old was forced to sing to support her family and ended up becoming a legend.
The reign of Lata Mangeshkar over the Indian film industry is unparalleled. She reigned for over 65 years and sang until the age of 90. This book presents not just the story of Lata but the story of Hindi film music. Read how Shankar-Jaikishan rose to the top and then dramatically fell. Know the rise of R D Burman and Laxmikant-Pyarelal and their career graphs. From the golden era to music to the decline of music, and then to the revival–the book covers it all.
Find out about the filmmakers, musicians, singers, and family members who played a key part in her success. Read about her trials, tribulations, awards, and achievements.
The book has interesting nuggets about incidents from the life of the great singer. The number of songs she sang, with which composer has she sung the most songs, how much she was paid for her songs, and many other facts are presented in this book.
This book is the tribute of a fan to the greatest musical legend born in India. If you are a lover of Hindi film music, this book is a must. If you want to know about the life story of the nightingale, then read this book.