Radio Mantra celebrates birthday of Lata Mangeshkar

28 Sep,2011

By A Correspondent

Radio Mantra will AIR an exclusive treat for Lata Mangeshkar fans that includes trivia about their favorite singer along with her all time super hits throughout the day. Action Replay will include her hit numbers from the ’80s and ’90s while Ticket To Bollywood will feature peppy numbers she has sung after the ’90s. RJ Rehan will talk about the “Cuckoo of Indian Cinema” in the late evening show Love Aaj Kal, spiced with her handpicked evergreen songs. Listeners can also call in and request for their favourite songs by her.

In a career spanning over six and a half decades, Lata Mangeshkar has been featured in Guinness World Records between 1974 to 1991 for having made  most number of recordings in the world.  She has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi movies and has sung songs in about36 regional Indian languages and foreign languages. She has won many awards and honours including: Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Bharat Ratna, Dadasaheb Phalke and National Film Awards to name a few.

Mr Kanwar Sameer, National Programming Head, Radio Mantra said, “We have planed an all-day special for the occasion, where apart from her classics, listeners will enjoy the best of trivia about Lataji, a living encyclopedia of singing in herself.”

Radio Mantra 91.9 FM is an initiative by the Dainik Jagran group with a pan-India presence spanning eight cities namely Agra, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Hisar, Karnal, Jalandhar and Ranchi. With a listenership base of 5.37 million, Radio Mantra is one of the top five radio stations in India.

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