Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini extended birthday wishes to singing legend Lata Mangeshkar, who turned 84 Saturday. They have wished her a long life.
Here's what the celebrities had to say:
Amitabh Bachchan: I think there would not be even a single person across the world who would not want to wish Lataji. I wish her a long life. I wish she always lives among us. There have come moments in my life when I have been inspired by her.
Hema Malini: Many wishes to Lataji on her birthday. I wish she continues to sing more and more. I am really blessed that I got to perform on her songs. I am glad that I have performed on her beautiful songs.
Vidya Balan: We wish you always be healthy and live long. We want to keep listening to you.
Mika Singh: I wish a very happy birthday to Lataji. Not only me, in fact the whole country, whole world is her fan. She is god. We have grown up listening to her and have learnt a lot from her. God Bless you Lataji. May you live long.
Lata, known as the 'Nightingale of India', started her singing career at age 13 in 1942. In a career spanning over seven decades, the singer has sung several numbers in Hindi as well as in regional languages.