By Hindustan Times
Even at 83, Lata Mangeshkar has no plans of slowing down. The veteran, who has crooned for Bollywood films for over seven decades, has now launched her own music company. She spares some time to talk to us about her label and life in general.
We don’t get to hear you in films too often these days. Why?
I’m very particular about the selection of songs. I read the lyrics and listen to the tune before agreeing to sing. I feel that music composers today do not like the way I function. That is why I don’t feel like singing in films anymore.
How different is the industry now?
These days, songs do well for a few months and then disappear. Technically, we have advanced, but our music