Friday, April 20, 2007

Lata Mangeshkar with a Ghazal Album

Lata Mangeshkar is the legendary singer in India. She is famous and gain lots of name and fame. After 17 years, Lata has done a ghazal album. Mayuresh Pai a young composer composed the music of this new album. Lata worked for two years for this album.

T-Series will bring this ghazal on May.

Lata loves to work with new generation musician. She said in her interview:

Lata loved going back to the form, especially with a composer who is just starting out.

"I love working with new talent. In recent times I've sung the first compositions of Vishal Bharadwaj, Rahul Sharma and now Mayuresh," she said.

In this album Javed Akhtar has written a ghazal.

Interestingly, Javed Akhtar was invited to write one ghazal for the album. He offered to do a bunch of lyrics.

"There's no singer in this universe who can intonate words the way Lataji can. From the time she sang my first film lyric in 'Silsila' to this new ghazal album, it's always an honour to have her sing to my words. Even if you don't know the meaning of a word, you know through her expression what she means. That's what a lyricist craves for," said Akhtar.

Earlier Lata Mangeshkar lent her voice to another ghazal album titled Sajda.