Legendary singer Lata was recipient of numerous awards

The Madhya Pradesh government has started a national award named after Lata Mangeshkar in 1984 to recognise her efforts to uplift Indian music.

Legendary singer Lata was recipient of numerous awards
Legendary singer Lata was recipient of numerous awards

It’s a sad Sunday for the Indian film industry, legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar died at Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital today. She passed away at the age of 92.

The legendary singer was a recipient of numerous awards and titles, including Bharat Ratna, Padama Bhushan, Dada Saheb Phalke awards.

The Madhya Pradesh government has started a national award named after Lata Mangeshkar in 1984 to recognise her efforts to uplift Indian music. Many music maestros have been recipients of this award in the past, namely, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle. In recent times, singers Suman Kalyanpur, and Kuldeep Singh were honoured with the Lata Mangeshkar Award in 2020. The award was also instituted by the Maharashtra government in 1992.

List of awards honoured to Lata Mangeshkar

1969: Padam Bhushan

1974: Guinness Book of World Records: for singing the maximum number of songs in the world

1980: Was presented key of the city of Georgetown, Guyana, South America

1980: Honorary Citizenship. The Republic of Suriname, South America

1985: 9th June declared as Asia Day in honour of her arrival in Toronto, Canada

1987: Honorary Citizenship of the U.S.A, Houston, Texas, U.S.A

1989 : Dada Saheb Phalke Award

1990: Honorary Doctorate (Literature) By Pune University

1996: Videocon Screen Lifetime Achievement Award

1997: Rajiv Gandhi Award.

1998: Lux Zee Cine Lifetime Achievement Award

1999: Padma Vibhushan

1999: NTR Award

2000: Lifetime Achievement Award by IIFA in London

2000: Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar by the Chaturanga PratishthanThe Bharat Ratna Award

2001: Bharat Ratna - The Nation's Highest Civilian Award

2001: Noorjehan Award : First Reciepient

2001: Maharashtra Ratna: First Recipient

2002: Felicitation By CII ( For Contribution to Music & the Film Industry)

2002: Hakim Khan Sur Award ( For National Integration by Maharana Mewar Foundation)

2002: Asha Bhosle Award: First Recipient

NATIONAL AWARDS

1972 - Parichay - Best Female Playback Singer

1975 - Kora Kagaz - Best Female Playback Singer

1990 - Lekin - Best Female Playback Singer

MAHARASHTRA STATE AWARD

1966 - Sadhi Mansa - Best Playback Singer.

1967 - Jait Re Jait - Best Playback Singer.

FILMFARE AWARDS

1958 - Aaja Re Pardesi [MADHUMATI]

1962 - Kahi Deep Jale Kahi Dil [BEES SAAL BAAD]

1965 - Tumhi Mere Mandir Tumhi Meri Pooja [KHANDAAN]

1969 - Aap Mujhe Achhe Lagne Lage [JEENE KI RAAH]

1993: Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award

1993: Filmfare felicitated by the Maharashtra Government

1994 : Filmfare Special Award ( Didi Tera Devar Deewana -HAHK)

BENGAL FILM JOURNALIST'S ASSOCIATION AWARD

1964 - Woh Kaun Thi - Best Female Playback Singer

1967 - Milan - Best Female Playback Singer

1968 - Raja Aur Rank - Best Female Playback Singer

1969 - Saraswati Chandra - Best Female Playback Singer

1970 - Do Raaste - Best Female Playback Singer

1971 - Tere Mere Sapne - Best Female Playback Singer

1973 - Marjina Abdulla (Bengali) - Best Female Playback Singer

1973 - Abhimaan - Best Female Playback Singer

1975 - Kora Kagaz - Best Female Playback Singer

1981 - Ek Duje Ke Liye - Best Female Playback Singer.A Portrait Of Lataji - 1983

1985 - Ram Teri Ganga Maili - Best Female Playback Singer