Correct Answer : Option (C) - January 2023
The English translation of award-winning book “Lata: Sur-Gatha”, on the life and times of iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar, will hit the stands early next year(January 2023), announced Penguin Random House India (PRHI) on the eve of the 93rd birth anniversary of the late Bharat Ratna awardee.
“Lata: A Life in Music”, originally written in Hindi by writer-poet Yatindra Mishra, is translated by noted writer and translator Ira Pande. The book has won the 64th National Film Award and the MAMI Award for Best Writing on Cinema (2016–17).
Mishra’s decade-long dialogue with Mangeshkar has resulted in a book that goes beyond the conventional and explores the lesser-known aspects of this great artist, introducing the readers to the artist as an intellectual and cultural exponent and providing a rare glimpse into the person behind the revered enigma.
It is touted to be an exclusive peek into her life — both personal and professional.
Known as the Queen of melody, Mangeshkar started training
in singing at the age of five
. She began her career as a singer in 1942
and has been credited to have sung 25,000 songs
in as many as 36 Indian languages
and others over a period of seven decades..Source : Indian Express
Published On : September 28, 2022
Category : Books and Authors