MUMBAI: Shemaroo Entertainment has released 101 Duets of Lata Mangeshkar, a 3-DVD song compilation that includes the Nightingale’s lilting duets over five decades.
Right from Awara and Madhumati to Sanam Bewafaa, Henna and Parampara, this collection has it all. Several singers have had the privilege of sharing the microphone with the songstress but her duets with Mohd. Rafi, Mukesh and Kishore Kumar have been the most popular.
Her duets with the triumvirate have been handpicked for this exotic collection. Music lovers are also treated with Lata’s duets with Manna Dey, Talat Mehmood, Mahendra Kapoor on the one hand and with Amit Kumar, Bhupendra and Suresh Wadkar on the other.
Shabbir Kumar was first noted for the duet “Shaam Hai Ye Kuch Khoyee Khoyee” with Lata Mangeshkar from Prem Tapasya that is included here. Another noteworthy feature is the inclusion of Lata’s duets with other female singers like Asha Bhosle and Shamshad Begum.
101 Duets of Lata Mangeshkar is available in a 3-DVD pack and is economically priced at Rs. 299.
Other notable titles available under the 101 Series include 101 R.D.Burman Hits, 101 Bollywood Dances, 101 Mukesh Hits, Solo song packs like 101 Mohd. Rafi Hits , 101 Lata Mangeshkar Hits, 101 Kishore Kumar Hits, Duets Packs like 101 Duets of Asha Bhosle, 101 Duets of Kishore Kumar etc.