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Lata Mangeshkar is a colossus who reigned over the world of Hindi film music for six decades. No other artiste is more deserving of the epithet, ‘India’s Melody Queen’.

That inimitable, enthralling voice has given expression to a range of exquisite melodies and lyrics that epitomised Hindi film music’s Golden Era. Her songs have stood the test of time and even today, strike an emotional chord in the hearts of millions of music lovers.

ISBN : 978-81-7991-625-4
Master Code : 4373
Pages: 416
Book Size : 215 x 300 mm
MRP: Rs. 2995 /-
Offer Price: Rs. 2097/- (In India)
Price: US $ 70/- (Outside India)
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Sample Pages
A Brief Biography
Aayega Aanewala-Lata Era Begins
Phir Teree Kahaanee Yaad Aayee - Lata with Naushad
Tumhein Yaad Karte Karte - Lata with Shankar-Jaikishan
Ham Naa Tumhein Bhulaayenge – Lata with C. Ramchandra
Lata - The Interview
Lata: Top 25 Song-lists


Lata – Voice of the Golden Era reveals the unique chemistry the Melody Queen shared with major composers from classic and contemporary Hindi film music. It is not only an in-depth analysis of her matchless virtuosity, but also a heartfelt tribute to the most glorious phase of Hindi film music – the Golden Era!

Book Reviews
ग्रंथविश्व : गानसम्राज्ञी आणि तिचे संगीतकार

March 3, 2012

Source - Loksatta (Mumbai)
The story of the song

May 18, 2011

Source - Hindu (Bangalore)
अजरामर स्वरांच्या चांदण्यांत

14 May 2011

Source - Maharasshtra Times

Not Just Singing Praises

06 May 2011

Source - The Telegraph (Kolkata)
Lata - Voice of The Golden Era

01 May 2011

Source - Urge to Fly
Playback recording

Source - Time Out Mumbai

Song sung true

17 March 2011

Source - The Statesman
Voice behind the stars

11 March 2011

Source - The Gulf Today
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