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Five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar has turned 84 on September 27, 2013. Here is a look at five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 27 September 2013, 11:45:58 PM
Five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar

Five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar

1
In 1962-1963, the popular female playback singer Lata Mangeshkar raised the issue of playback singers' share in the royalties.
Five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar

Five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar

2
Mahal song controversy: After the 78 rpm record of Aayega... was released, the song was credited to the character Kamini. Faced by a crescendo of demands, HMV had to finally tell radio listeners the singer was a young woman called Lata Mangeshkar.
Five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar

Five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar

3
Lata Mangeshkar stopped speaking to composer S D Burman for three or four years after he allegedly took credit for building her career.
Five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar

Five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar

4
Lata Mangeshkar refused to work with OP Nayyar just because he worked with Asha Bhonsle, her sister.
Five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar

Five mega controversies of Lata Mangeshkar

5
Rafi was involved in a controversy over Lata Mangeshkar's introduction into the Guinness Book of World Records.