Hema Malini Meera Film Lata Mangeshkar Refused To Sing For Her As She Already Sings Meera Bhajan

Lata Mangeshkar refused to sing a song in Hema Malini’s film Meera. Even after persuading the actress by phone, she did not agree.

Bollywood’s famous actress Hema Malini made her debut in Hindi cinema with the film ‘Sapno Ka Saudagar’. After this the actress appeared in many hit films. Hema Malini considers herself a devotee of Krishna and even during her career she got a chance to do a film related to Lord Krishna. That film was Gulzar’s Meera. Hema Malini played the lead role in this film. A song from the film was also to be recorded in the voice of famous singer Lata Mangeshkar. But Singer had categorically refused to be a part of this project.

Hema Malini herself had also tried to persuade Lata Mangeshkar about the song, even after that she did not agree. Talking about this, Hema Malini had said, “It was a dream come true for me to play Mirabai in Gulzar Saab’s film. I am a great Krishna devotee. I often used to make Lata ji my voice.

Talking about Lata Mangeshkar, Hema Malini had further said, “But she flatly refused to sing in ‘Meera’. After that I called him myself and tried to persuade him. But he had not changed his mind at all.” After Lata Mangeshkar, the song ‘Mere To Giridhar Gopal’ from the film Meera was sung by Vani Jayaram, for which she was also awarded the Filmfare Award.

According to the Free Press Journal, Lata Mangeshkar in one of her interviews revealed the reason for not singing a song for Hema Malini. She had said, “I had already sung Meera Bhajan for my brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar’s album ‘Chala Wahi Des’. In such a situation, I had decided that now I will not sing them again for anyone else.

It was also said about Hema Malini that the actress herself had decided to leave the film after Lata Mangeshkar refused to sing a song in ‘Meera’. Apart from this, the relationship between Hema Malini and Lata Mangeshkar is very good. Lata Mangeshkar had also sent many gifts for Hema Malini’s granddaughter.

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