Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar says that she wants to continue singing forever, provided she is offered meaningful songs.
"I want to continue singing for the rest of my life," said Lata who turned 80 Monday.
"I'm open to all kinds of songs, but the only thing I look for is the lyrics. The lyrics have to be meaningful. I would like the producers and the directors to approach with soulful and meaningful tracks," added the veteran singer at the launch of an album here.
The melody queen, as she is popularly known, has sung more than 30,000 songs in over 20 Indian languages. And she has sung all kind of songs - from light classical music to film songs, from ghazals to bhajans and pop.
Having worked with almost all top music composers and singers