The 'Indian nightingale' dies, can Mangeshkar, at 92 years old

The 'Indian nightingale', as well as the popular Bollywood singer can Mangeshkar for having recorded the soundtrack of more than 2,000 Indian films, has died

The 'Indian nightingale' dies, can Mangeshkar, at 92 years old

The 'Indian nightingale', as well as the popular Bollywood singer can Mangeshkar for having recorded the soundtrack of more than 2,000 Indian films, has died at 92 years of age after contracting Coronavirus.

The artist died early in the morning in the intensive care unit of a hospital in the western city of Bombay "due to a multiorgan failure after more than 28 days diagnosed with Covid-19", Dr. Pratit Samdani said to the media .

Known as the 'Indian nightinger' by his distinctive voice and his broad vocal range, Mangeshkar entered the ICU at the beginning of January after positive in Covid and presenting symptoms of pneumonia, and although his condition improved until breathing withdrawing Artificial, his health worsened yesterday, the local PTI agency reported.

Born in 1929, Can Mangeshkar began his career as a singer in 1942 after the death that same year of his father, a popular Indian musical artist, who introduced her for the first time in the world of music when she was a girl.

During his professional career, he ranged almost six decades, he recorded the songs of the soundtracks of more than 2,000 Indian films, such as "Mahal", "Parichay" or "Amar Prem", who were worth many awards for the best playback singer female

This tour also served him to receive the Padma Vibhushan Award in 1999, one of the most important civilian honors in India, and in 2001 Bharat Ratna, the largest civil decoration in India, and that until then only recognized another figure of celluloid, the emblematic Bengali filmmaker Satyajit Ray.

In 1974, the Guinness Book of Records place Mangeshkar as the most engraved artist in all of history, highlighting that he had recorded at least 25,000 songs in 20 different Indian languages, between 1948 and 1974.

Its popularity surpassed borders, and France distinguished it in 2007 with the legion of honor, the largest civil decoration in the country, established by Emperor Napoleon I.

After knowing the news of its death, social networks were flooded with thousands of seasoning messages by highlighting the prolific trajectory of the singer, including numerous Indian political leaders.

"I am distressed beyond the words. The kind and affectionate can have left us, she leaves a vacuum in our nation that can not be filled," the Prime Minister Narendra Modi lamented on Twitter.

The president pointed out that "the next generations will remember it as an unconditional Indian culture, whose melodious voice had an unparalleled capacity to captivate people."

He also expressed his condolences on Twitter, the president of India, Ram Nath Kovind, who stressed "his wide range of songs, which represent the essence and beauty of India" and stated that his achievements "will remain incomparable."

The Indian government decreed a two-day national duel, during which national flags will flutter to Media Asta and reported that Mangeshkar will receive a state funeral.

Date Of Update: 06 February 2022, 06:02

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