There’s at all times been hypothesis a few long-standing rift and rivalry between Asha Bhosle and Lata Mangeshkar. It’s believed that Sai Paranjpye’s movie ‘Saaz’ (1988) was additionally based mostly on their relationship. However each Lata and Asha had at all times denied any such speculations and dismissed them as mere rumours. Just a few years in the past, by way of the efforts of their youthful brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar, the 2 sisters even made an look collectively as Lata offered Asha with an award at her residence.
In a current dialog with ETimes, whereas Lataji was recovering on the Breach Sweet hospital, Asha Bhosle had mentioned, “Unke ghar par (Prabhukunj, Peddar Street) Shiv Bhagwan ke rudras bithaye hain aur puja-paath kar rahe hain for her restoration”. Speaking concerning the Lata-Asha rift, Asha’s former son-in-law Hemant Kenkare instructed ETimes, “The surface world thinks that there have been points between Lata and Asha. However that’s not true. In no way.”
Coming again to Padmini, whereas talking to Pinkvilla, she revealed fond recollections with Lata Mangeshkar and her aunt’s ardour for meals, music and gifting. Not solely that, she additionally recalled Lataji’s extraordinary reminiscence because the veteran singer may even bear in mind which fragrance Padmini had worn at an occasion, a few years in the past. She additionally spoke about shedding her aunt (Lata Mangeshkar) who was a ‘sturdy pillar of assist’.
Lataji handed away on Sunday at Mumbai’s Breach Sweet Hospital. She was admitted to the hospital on January eight after she was recognized with COVID-19 and pneumonia.