Mumbai: Queen of Melody Lata Mangeshkar, who wooed us with her enchanting and mesmerized us with her cynical voice since decade has been felicitated with ‘Voice of Century award’. The ‘Nightingale’ of India was on March 20 was felicitated with the ‘Laadli Voice of the Century’ award during the 6th edition of the National Laadli Media and Advertising Awards for Gender Sensitivity.However at the award ceremony Mangeshkar was unable to attend the function as she was troubled by her health. On behalf of her, Harish Bhimani read out her acceptance speech which stated, ‘India would progress in the true sense of its term when ever person will value the importance of the girl child.’
The award was a huge cited honour. Other awards were felicitated to Queen although the cast and crew were unable to attend the ceremony. Lisa Haydon accepted the award on behalf of the crew of ‘Queen’ movie. The legendary singer dedicated the award to the women in the country.