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Pakistan PM Imran Khan joined millions of people around the world to pay tribute to India’s melody queen Lata Mangeshkar

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan joined millions of people around the world in paying respect to Lata Mangeshkar, India’s melody queen, who died at the age of 92. In January, she was taken to Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital with pneumonia and a positive COVID-19 test. While she was improving, her condition deteriorated over the last three days, and she was placed back on the ventilator. On Sunday morning, she took her last breath.

As tributes continue to pour for the legendary singer, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan remembered Lata Mangeshkar in a tweet. “The subcontinent has lost one of the truly great singers the world has known’ “With the death of Lata Mangeshkar, the subcontinent has lost one of the truly great singers the world has known. Listening to her songs has given so much pleasure to so many people all over the world,” Khan said.

PM Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Lata Mangeshkar’s family members Asha Bhosle and Usha Mangeshkar, grandchildren, Shraddha Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Sachin Tendulkar, Ranbir Kapoor, Aamir Khan, Vidya Balan, and Siddharth Roy Kapur, among others, attended the state funeral at Shivaji Park in Mumbai on Sunday evening. Sharad Pawar and Raj Thackeray, both politicians, were also present.

Lata Mangeshkar was regarded as one of the most recognizable figures in the music industry. She sang in over a thousand Hindi movies and over thirty-six Indian and international languages. In 1989, she received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. She was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, in 2001.
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