You will forever remain the unmatchable and unforgettable voice of India: Bollywood celebs wish singer Lata Mangeshkar on her 90th birthday

Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar turns 90 today, and celebrities including Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Rishi Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, AR Rahman, Shreya Ghoshal and Anil Kapoor wished her good health with messages on social media.

Mangeshkar started her career in 1943 at the age of 13 with the song Naachu ya gade, khelu saari, mani haus bhaari for Marathi film Kiti Hasaal. She ventured into Hindi cinema with the song Paa laagu kar jori re for Vasant Joglekar's movie Aap Ki Seva Mein. She got her first major break in 1948 with the song Dil mera toda in the film Majboor. With Aayega aanewaala, a song in the movie Mahal, she registered one of her first musical hits.

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Wishing the queen of melody a happy birthday, actress-turned-politician Hema Malini tweeted: 


Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor wrote: 

Dharmendra wished for Mangeshkar's long life.

Music maestro AR Rahman said that he has huge respect for Lata Mangeshkar.

Anil Kapoor thanked Mangeshkar for her timeless melodies.

Singer Shreya Ghoshal shared that she listens to Mangeshkar's songs every day.

Lyricist Prasoon Joshi called everyone fortunate that "we are celebrating Lataji's 90th birthday and are witness to this era-defining talent".


Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene wished "loads of happiness" on Lata Mangeshkar's birthday.  



Shraddha Kapoor also wished her great aunt in an adorable way. 



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Lata ji's younger sister Asha Bhonsle also shared a picture with the legendary singer where she is ready to cut the cake. 



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"Meri Awaaaz Hi Meri Pehchaan Hai..." Long Live Lata Didi!