Known as the nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar ji is the most respected playback singer Indian cinema has ever got. She is looked upon by legendries to aspirants to newbies to budding stars. In fact when it comes to music and singing arena, Lata ji has been hailed as a benchmark. But here is someone Lata ji also looks upon.
Well, giving out an interesting nostalgic fact, Lata ji posted about the first female singer of India Gauhar Jaan and remembered the legendary Thumari singer on her 145th birth anniversary. While remembering the great singer Gauhar Jaan, Lata ji also revealed that the first recording that happened in India was in 1905 and that it was in the voice of Gauhar Jaan. Yes Gauhar Jaan is the first female singer who’s voice was recorded or rather we say the first recording was in her voice Lata ji is proud of this fact. An elated Lata ji immediately shared on social media.
Namaskar. Aaj mahan gayika Gauhar Jaan ji ki 145vi jayanti hai,mera unko vinamra abhivadan. Bharat mein pehli baar geet record 1905 mein hua aur wo inki aawaz thi.Mujhe is baat pe garv mehsoos ho raha hai ki pratham record honewali kalakar ek mahila thi. https://t.co/43loww8jO6— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) June 26, 2018