Amitabh Bachchan’s Melodic Journey: Honored with Lata Mangeshkar Award

Amitabh Bachchan-Lata mangeshkar Award

Mumbai: In a grand ceremony held at the Dinanath Mangeshkar Natyagrih in Mumbai, the legendary Amitabh Bachchan was bestowed with the esteemed ‘Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar Award’. The award, which recognizes individuals for their exceptional contributions to music, art, culture, and social work, was presented to Mr. Bachchan amidst the presence of notable personalities, including actor Randeep Hooda.

During the event, Amitabh Bachchan expressed his gratitude for the honor and reminisced about a cherished memory with the late Bharat Ratna awardee, Lata Mangeshkar. He recounted a poignant encounter with the iconic singer in New York, where he was asked to perform on stage prior to her appearance. Fulfilling her request, he sang ‘Aap Mere Angne Mein’, setting a warm and welcoming tone for the evening.

The award ceremony was not just a celebration of Mr. Bachchan’s achievements but also a tribute to the memory of Lata Mangeshkar, whose contributions to Indian music remain unparalleled. The Mangeshkar family and trust established the award in her honor after her passing in 2022 due to multiple organ failure.

Amitabh Bachchan-Lata mangeshkar Award

Amitabh Bachchan, accompanied by his son Abhishek Bachchan, graced the occasion, paying respects to the late singer and sharing the stage with other distinguished artists. The award, given annually, highlights the enduring impact of individuals like Mr. Bachchan who have enriched the nation’s cultural landscape.