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When Sonu Nigam touched Lata Mangeshkar's feet

Last updated on: April 25, 2013 15:52 IST

Image: Lata Mangeshkar and Sonu Nigam
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Veterans from the music industry were spotted at Mumbai's Shanmukhananda Hall for the Dinannath Smruthi Pratisthan awards, held in memory of Lata Mangeshkar's father Dinannath Mangeshkar's 71st death anniversary on April 24.

Sonu Nigam performed at the event, and also sought blessings from Lataji.

Click Next to see pictures from the awards function.

Lata Mangeshkar, Sonu Nigam

Image: Lata Mangeshkar and Sonu Nigam
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Sonu Nigam and Lata Mangeshkar share a warm relationship, as is evident from this picture.

Lataji had once said, 'I like Sonu Nigam best. He is serious about his music, has learnt classical and sings with confidence.'

Sonu Nigam

Image: Sonu Nigam
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Sonu Nigam performs at the event.

Sonu Nigam

Image: Sonu Nigam and Nevaan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Sonu Nigam's son Nevaan also made an appearance on stage.

Suresh Wadkar, Lata Mangeshkar, D Sarkar

Image: Suresh Wadkar, Lata Mangeshkar and D Sarkar Chairman and MD of Union Bank of India
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Veteran singer Suresh Wadkar receives an award from Lata Mangeshkar and D Sarkar, Chairman of the Union Bank of India.

Lata and Hridaynath Mangeshkar

Image: Lata and Hridaynath Mangeshkar
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Lata with her brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar at the function.

Just a few days ago, Asha Bhosle was honoured at the Hridayanath Mangeshaker Lifetime Achievement awards.

Suresh Wadkar, Lata Mangeshkar and Sunil Barve

Image: Suresh Wadkar, Lata Mangeshkar and Sunil Barve
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Suresh Wadekar and Marathi actor Sunil Barve pose with Lata Mangeshkar.

Krishna Mangeshkar, Rashmi Thackeray

Image: Krishna Mangeshkar, Rashmi Thackeray
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Hridaynath Mangeshkar's son Adhinath's wife Krishna catches up with Shiv Sena chief Udhav Thackeray's wife Rashmi.

Lata Mangeshkar, Vandana Gupte

Image: Lata Mangeshkar, Vandana Gupte
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Lata Mangeshkar gives away an award to Marathi actress Vandana Gupte.

Sonu Nigam

Image: Sonu Nigam
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

The auditorium was packed to capacity, as fans queued up to watch some of the biggest talnts on stage.