Puri: Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a sand sculpture on the Birthday of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar with message “Happy Birthday Lata Didi” at Puri beach.
Sudarsan has used about 7 tons of sand to create this 5ft high sand sculpture with 20ft long Bina on Lata Mangeshkar’s birthday.
Namaskar Lata Didi! Happy birthday to you. May Lord Jagannath bless you with good health and long life. You are the inspiration of billions hearts. My SandArt at Puri beach in Odisha. #HappyBrithDayLataDidi pic.twitter.com/CBuPwQpqi4
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) September 28, 2019
The sand sculpture on 90th birthday of the legendary singer portrays a beautifully sculpted face od Lata Didi and a sitar on the backdrop.
Indian playback singer and music director Lata Mangeskar is said to be one of the best playback singers in the country. She has not only recorded several songs in hundreds of Hindi films, but the singer has sung in several regional languages as well. Fondly termed as Didi and the Nightingale of India, Mangeshkar has been ruling the hearts of millions with her beautiful voice for decades.