The celebrated singer also owned a fleet of cars. Lata Mangeshkar had reportedly bought a Chevrolet when she began a successful career in singing.
She also owned a Buick, a Chrysler and a Hillman car.
Years ago, filmmaker Yash Chopra had gifted Lata Mangeshkar an E-class Mercedes as a token of his for her association with his film ‘Veer Zaara’. The Nightingale of India had crooned all the songs for this Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Rani Mukerji starrer. Lata Mangeshkar was also fond of photography and collected several expensive, professional cameras.
Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital earlier in January after she was diagnosed with Covid-19 and pneumonia. After nearly a month-long hospitalization, she passed away due to multi-organ failure. She was cremated at Shivaji Park grounds in Mumbai with full state honours. The Government of India also announced two days of State mourning as a mark of respect to the legendary singer.