Lata Mangeshkar's First Death Anniversary Brings Together Kajol, Hema Malini, Asha Parekh, And Raveena Tandon To Remember Her
On the first anniversary of Lata Mangeshkar's demise on Monday, Kajol, Hema Malini, Asha Parekh, and Raveena Tandon teamed up to pay tribute to the singer.
By Xappie Desk, February 07, 2023 12:59 IST
Monday marked the first anniversary of the great singer Lata Mangeshkar's passing. Numerous professionals from the sector gathered to honour the Bharat Ratna awardee that day. In addition to Hema Malini, Asha Parekh, and Kajol, Raveena Tandon also attended the event to honour Lata. She posted photos from the event on Instagram. Raveena shared two images of the group sitting for a picture and said, “All about tonight! Legends in honour of Lata Mangeshkarji, Asha Parekh ji, Hema ji.”The pictures depict Hema Malini and Asha Parekh, two seasoned performers dressed in silk sarees, sitting down. Asha looked stunning in a black saree, and Hema was dressed in a green silk saree. Raveena was dressed in ivory, while Kajol was wearing a green silk kurta.According to Lata's sister Usha Mangeshkar, the family is still processing the death of the singing icon. “People are just coming home in her memory, remembering her. We are very sad even today. It’s all beyond sadness', Usha Mangeshkar recently told PTI.The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the late singer's memorial at Haji Ali in Mumbai. Usha and other family members showed their presence. Usha Mangeshkar, Lata's younger sister, and the event's primary guest, performed the 'bhoomi pujan' for the memorial. The memorial will be built close to Haji Ali chowk in Mumbai's Tardeo neighbourhood, which is close to Peddar Road, the singer's former home.Lekha Washington's design for the memorial, which is shaped like a tree, was chosen. Lekha said to ANI “It looks like trees are flying in clouds. The structure will be different and unique. The memorial will be completed in three months. I am really excited about it'.On Monday, Lata's family members also asked the Maharashtra government to honour her by renaming Mumbai's coastal road, a major effort to ease the city's traffic.Lata created a musical legacy that transcends linguistic and geographic boundaries for music lovers. She began working in the 1940s. Lukka Chuppi, written for AR Rahman in Rang De Basanti (2006), was her most popular song to date.