Heartfelt thank you to The Brand Laureate for honouring me with the Legendary Award 2017, the 87-year-old posted on Twitter alongside an image the award.
The Brand Laureate recognises world-class achievement in branding amongst individuals and companies.
Mangeshkar’s award reads: Asia Pacific Brands Foundation awards Lata Mangeshkar, Legendary Award as a veteran melody queen who has given a plethora of memorable hits and soulful melodies in Hindi film music.
In a heartfelt message to her fans, she tweeted: I have lived through a gratifying career for which I am and will always remain in deep gratitude to all my well-wishers.
Known for songs like Lag jaa gale, Aayega aanewala, Aye mere watan ke logon, Luka chuppi and several more, Mangeshkar’s career in films has spanned several decades.