Lata Mangeshkar laid to rest with full state honours, PM Modi, SRK, Sachin attend funeral

WION Web Team
New Delhi Updated: Feb 06, 2022, 09:05 PM(IST)

PM Modi pays last respect to Lata Mangeshkar at Shivaji Park maidan in Mumbai Photograph:( Twitter )

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Mangeshkar breathed her last at 8:12 am on February 6. She had been admitted to Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital in January after she tested positive for Coronavirus.

Legendary Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar was laid to rest at Shivaji Park maidan in Mumbai on Sunday evening.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra CM Udhav Thackeray, Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Aamir Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Vidya Balan, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, politician Devendra Fadnavis and several other high-profile personalities attended Mangeshkar's funeral and paid their last respects to the singer. 

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The singer's family members, including singers Asha Bhosle and Usha Mangeshkar were present at the funeral. PM Modi was seen paying condolence to the family.

Some of Mangeshkar's hits like 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logo', 'Naam Gum Jayega', 'Rahe Na Rahe Hum' played in the background as politicians, leaders, cine stars and fans lined up to pay their last respect to the singer. 

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Lata Mangeshkar funeral: PM Narendra Modi, Shah Rukh Khan & others pay tribute to the icon

Mangeshkar breathed her last at 8:12 am on February 6. She had been admitted to Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital in January after she tested positive for Coronavirus. While she tested negative a few days ago, she contracted pneumonia and was put on a ventilator on Saturday. 

Mangeshkar was cremated with full state honours. The Indian government has announced two days of state mourning to honour the Bharat Ratna awardee. 

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