Mumbai: Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar Friday paid tributes to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 118th birth anniversary, to Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray.
“Greetings. Today is the birth anniversary of great freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Ji. My salute to such a great personality (Namaskar. Aaj mahan Swatantrata Senani Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Ji ki Jayanti hai. Is Mahan vibhuti ko mere Koti koti pranam),” she tweeted.
Netaji Bose was born Jan 23 in 1897.
In another post, the 85-year-old Bharat Ratna paid tributes to Thackeray, who too was born Jan 23.
She wrote: “Greetings. Today is great Hindu Shivsena leader Balasaheb Thackeray ji's birthday. I pay a generous salute to such great person (Namaskar. Aaj Hindu Hriday Samrat Shivsena Pramukh Balasaheb Thackeray ji ki Jayanti hai. Is Mahan vibhuti ko mera vinamra abhivadan).”
The "Nightingale of India" has given hit numbers like “Aye mere watan ke logon”, “Lag ja gale”, “Inhi logon ne” and “Aye-dil-e-nadan”.