Veteran playback singer Lata Mangeshkar paid tribute to the ‘Tragedy Queen’, Meena Kumari on Sunday on the occasion of her 88th birth anniversary. The veteran singer took to Twitter and posted a black-and-white picture of Meena Kumari.
The singer tweeted, “Namaskar. Aaj bahut mashhoor aur meri pasandida abhinetri Meena Kumari ki jayanti hai.Unke aur mere bahut acche sambandh the. Wo kai baar mere recording mein aati thi, main unke ghar jaaya karti thi. Unke pati mujhe beti kehete the.Unki Yaad ko main vinamra abhivadan karti hun (Hello. Today is the birth anniversary of a very famous and my favorite actress Meena Kumari. She and I had a very good relationship. She used to come to my recordings many times, I used to go to her house. Her husband used to call me daughter. I warmly salute her memory).”
The two stars are one of the iconic combinations of the entertainment industry. The Bharat Ratna award-winning singer Lata Mangeshkar has lent her voice to many of Meena Kumar’s iconic songs including ‘Inhi Logo Ne’, ‘Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Ye’, ‘Dil Jo Na Keh Saka’, and more.