New York Times goof up: Lata Mangeshkar a so called playback singer

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New Delhi, June 1: New York Times, the popular newspaper of America created a new controversy after terming Lata Mangeshkar ' a so called playback singer'.

New York Times while reporting about the controversial AIB video on Bharat Ratna awardess Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar termed Mangeshkar a so called playback singer.

Lata Mangeshkar a so called singer

AIB fame Tanmay Bhat criticised on Twitter after he posted the video on May 26 on Facebook titled "Sachin vs Lata Civil War" and cracked apparently not-so-funny jokes about both these legends.

The cyber cell of Mumbai police approached Google, Facebook and YouTube to block the 'controversial' video.

Read More: AIB fame Tanmay Bhat criticised on Twitter for poking fun at Sachin Tendulkar, Lata Mangeshkar

Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, Riteish Deshmukh were among those who tweeted against Sachin and Lata being mocked.

The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) lodged an FIR against purported video by Tanmay.

The group grabbed media attention in December 2014 after a massive controversy over an expletive-laden roast of actors Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor.

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