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Lata Mangeshkar

Indian,  Musician
Total Quotes : 25
Journey Always Downs

I've always loved life, irrespective of all the ups and downs that have filled my journey.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Angry Want Over

I have a fierce temper. I've mastered it over the years, but when I'm angry, no one can force me to do anything I don't want to.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Religions All Religions

I believe in one power, and that is the hand of God. I respect all religions.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Changes Mumbai Our

I appreciate the change associated with people's growth, but I don't like the changes in our lives. I came to Mumbai in 1945, so imagine my acceptance of the massive changes around. I have witnessed every kind of revolution.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Believe Recognition Rule

From my experience and understanding, I believe money follows name and fame, while recognition calls for a huge amount of sacrifice. To get something, you have to lose something. That's the rule of life.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Singing Think Other

I feel God has sent me to Earth to sing. I started singing when I was five, but I don't think I've worked as hard as many other people.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Emotional Feel Always

For me, awards are a token of respect that people are giving me. So no matter how many awards I am receiving, I always feel emotional.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Deserve Been Singers

I have been singing for the last 50 years, you know, so I deserve a break. Besides, there are talented singers around who can do justice to their work.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Take Assignments Decided

I have decided that I won't take up assignments that don't interest me.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Feel Bad Big

I feel I am a little unfit for the kind of music that is being made today. There is a big difference between what I sang earlier and what is being made now. I am not saying this music is bad, but there are too many beats.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Soul Song Singer

As a singer, you have to bring the soul to the song.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Voice Had Virile

I really liked Kishore Kumar. He had a virile man's voice, and he was truly versatile.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Work Hard Childhood Given

I missed out on my childhood. I had to work hard, but I was immediately given a place in playback.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Me Like Made

I wouldn't let a biopic be made on me. That's because I don't believe in them. I don't like them.

- Lata Mangeshkar

I Wish Wish Given

I wish I had given more time to learning classical singing.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Voice Behind I Think

I think playback singing has a lot to do with voice acting. I would suggest to all the youngsters to understand the character, situation, and the story behind the songs. That is when you can add soul to the rendition which, I think, is missing in today's music.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Achievement Singing Looked

In my opinion, the biggest achievement was by Shankar-Jaikishan. With Raj Kapoor's 'Barsaat,' they changed the way we looked at playback singing.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Shoulders Away Months

My father passed away in 1942, and three-four months after his death, I had to start working. There was a responsibility on my shoulders to run the household. It was my duty as the eldest child in the house.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Television Shut Could

There are so many songs that I could not sing the way I wanted to. When such songs come on television or radio, I shut them off or leave the room.

- Lata Mangeshkar

Like Composers Handful

Today, the scope for variety has shrunk drastically. There are only a handful of topnotch composers like A. R. Rahman, Anu Malik, Jatin-Lalit... that's it.

- Lata Mangeshkar