Lata Mangeshkar, Bollywood playback singer, 1929-2022

The soaring, silvery voice of a Bollywood playback singer was the soundtrack to millions of lives, a thread that bound generations across the 75 years following India’s independence in 1947.

Lata Mangeshkar, who has died aged 92, was bigger than The Beatles and Beyoncé in her home country. Often referred to by the respectful term “Lata-ji”, her fame eclipsed that of Michael…

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