On Lata Mangeshkar’s 1st death anniversary, Sudarshan Pattnaik dedicates 6ft-tall sand sculpture to ‘Queen of Melody’
Written by Shresta Dutt on February 6, 2023
Today is the first death anniversary of Lata Mangeshkar, the evergreen songstress of India.
Renowned sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik paid a tribute to the late Nightingale of India through his art. He dedicated a striking six-foot-tall sand sculpture bearing her likeness, with the message ‘Tribute to Bharat Ratna Lata Ji, Meri Awaaz Hi Pechchan Hai’ at Puri beach Orissa. He shared the picture on his Twitter handle, with the caption, “Remembering Bharat Ratna #LataMangeshkar Ji, the Nightingale ..
The singer breathed her last on February 6, 2022, at Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital. She was 92.
Several public figures as well as her fans remembered the Queen of Melody on her death anniversary, and tributes poured in on social.