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Lata Mangeshkar’s songs inspired me to come to music: Sabina Yasmin

Lata Mangeshkar’s songs inspired me to come to music: Sabina Yasmin

Noted singer Sabina Yasmin has mourned Lata Mangeshkar’s demise. She has shared her first meeting with the legendary singer.

Sabina Yasmin recalls, “I met her for the first time in 1978 at ‘Bangladesh Film Festival’ in Mumbai, India. I got the opportunity to sing in front of her. Sachin Dev Burman was also there. He asked me to sing a song. But whenever I saw Lata Mangeshkar entering immediately I froze. I could not believe that I was seeing her in person. But after nervousness, I managed to sing in front of her. She praised and blessed me after listening to my song.” 

“Honestly speaking, I might not come to the music industry if Lata Mangeshkar was not born. Because I have grown up listening to her song and this helped me to make my way to singing,” she also shared. 

“We lost the ‘Saraswati of music’ and Saraswati Puja was celebrated the day before her demise. She left us in a fine day,” said Sabina Yasmin.