Lata: Voice Of The Golden Era
Author: Dr. Mandar V. Bichu
Publisher: Popular Prakashan
First Edition: 2010
Published in a Coffee-table book style, Lata: Voice of the golden era purely focuses on the Mangeshkar music. It discusses the melody queen's unique singer-composer chemistry with her major composers and also analyzes her musical and sociocultural iconic worth. The book features hundreds of rare black and white and colored photographs. Leading contemporary singer Shankar Mahadevan has written the foreword.
The author Dr. Mandar V. Bichu is a UAE-based writer-journalist with special interest in films and music.