Legendary singer Asha Bhosle will be felicitated with the Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar award, the Mangeshkar family announced on Tuesday (April 18, 2023).
* The family and the trust instituted the award in the memory of Lata Mangeshkar, who died on February 6, 2022, following multiple organ failure.
* Bhosle, the younger sister of Lata Mangeshkar, will receive the recognition on April 24, the Memorial Day of their father and theatre-music veteran Deenanath Mangeshkar.
* This award, known as the Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Puraskar, is given every year to an individual who has made a path-breaking contribution towards the nation, its people and society.
* Prime Minister Narendra Modi was its first recipient..
Source : India Today