A Musical Journey : Book On Lata Mangeshkar!

Lata Mangeshkar, Bollywood' greatest musical star is on ropes to come out in the form of a book by January 2016, declared publishers on the singer' 85th birthday.




"The book has been written by one of Hindi literature's most respected poets and authors, Yatindra Mishra, with the full co-operation of Lata ji. It will be translated by Sahitya Akademi Award winning author Ira Pande," Penguin Random House said in a statement today.




The book "Lata Mangeshkar: A Musical Journey" is an exclusive collection of long running series of interviews between Mishra and Lata Ji over these years of time.

The book is composed of little known facts wired along with the story of the importance of music in her life, along with struggles, successes and her reign as the Queen of music

It contains little known facts intertwined with the story of her life in music, struggles, successes and her reign as the Queen of Hindi music from the 1940s to the present day.
Meru Gokhale, Editor-in-Chief of Literary Publishing says: "This is one of the most exciting and ambitious projects we have ever taken on. Everyone at Penguin Random House couldn't be prouder to be able to publish a book about a figure as loved and celebrated as Lata Mangeshkar. We hope her fans and admirers in India and all over the world will be as thrilled by this book as we are."

Yatindra Mishra, the author, says "It is a dream come true! Lata ji has been an iconic figure for me as she has been for millions in South Asia. For me, it is a great achievement to have shared her memories."



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