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Lata Mangeshkar was an Indian playback singer and music composer. Lata was one of the greatest singers India has ever produced. Lata was being given the title of Nightingale of Bollywood, Voice of the Millennium, and Queen of Melody. She received several awards and honors throughout her career.
Lata Mangeshkar Biography or Wiki
She was born on 28 September 1929 in Indore and Lata Mangeshkar’s age is 92 years as of 2022. Her height is 5 feet 1 inches and has a fair skin color. Her weight was approx 72 kgs and she had black eyes.
Lata Mangeshkar Songs and Career
Lata Mangeshkar’s first Lata sang the song “Naachu Yaa Gade, Khelu Saari Mani Haus Bhaari”, which was composed for a Marathi movie Kiti Hasaal (1942) but this song was dropped before the film release.
Officially, her first Hindi song was “Mata Ek Sapoot Ki Duniya Badal De Tu” for the film Gajaabhaau. Music director Ghulam Haider gave Lata her first major break with the song “Dil Mera Toda, Mujhe Kahin Ka Na Chhora” and told that producers and directors would “fall at Lata’s feet” and “beg her” to sing in their movies as initially she was rejected by producer Sashadhar Mukherjee.
Her songs in renowned films like Barsaat, Anarkali, Nagin, Mother India, Madhumati, and Mughal-E-Azambeing were the prime examples of the early ‘Golden era’ of the 1950s and 60s; and hit blockbusters like Pakeezah, Bobby, Ek Duuje Ke Liye, Ram Teri Ganga Maili, Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge, Dil To Paagal Hai were being remembered for her soulful songs.
Lata Mangeshkar Family
Lata Mangeshkar’s father Deenanath Mangeshkar was a famous Marathi theatre actor, musician, and vocalist, and her mother Shevanti Mangeshkar was a housewife. Lata Mangeshkar remained unmarried for a lifetime.
Lata Mangeshkar Childhood pics
Here are some of the childhood pics of Lata Mangeshkar.
Lata Mangeshkar Family photos
Lata Mangeshkar Education
Lata dropped out of her school because they would not allow her to bring her sister Asha along with her.
Lata Mangeshkar husband
|Lata Mangeshkar Wiki/Biography|
|Real Full Birth Name||Hema Mangeshkar|
|Age (As of 2020)||92 Years|
|Date of Birth||28 September 1929|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight|
|Zodiac Birth Sign||Sagittarius|
|Debut Song||“Mata Ek Sapoot Ki Duniya Badal De Tu” for the film Gajaabhaau|
|Parents||Father: Lata Mangeshkar with her Father
Mother: Lata Mangeshkar with her Mother
|Siblings||Brother– Hridaynath Mangeshkar (younger; music director)
Sisters– Usha Mangeshkar (younger, playback singer), Asha Bhosle (younger, playback singer), Meena Khadikar (younger; playback singer and composer)
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Lata Mangeshkar Boyfriends||NA|
|Social media||Instagram: lata_mangeshkar
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5′ 1 ½”.
Centimeters: 150 cm.
Meters: 1.4 m
|Weight||Kilograms: 72 kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
|Distinctive Features||1. Fair Skin Tone.
2. Black Hair.
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.|
|High School||School Drop out|
|Films or Movies||Jai Ho, Wajah Tum Ho, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Ayogya, Tom, Dick and Harry 2|
|Net worth (approx.)||NA|
|TV Shows or Serials|
Interesting Facts about Lata Mangeshkar
- Lata took lessons in Urdu from an Urdu teacher named Shafi.
- Film Producer Mukherjee dismissed Lata Mangeshkar and told her that her voice is “too thin”.
- Lata received her first music lesson from her father.
- Lata herself declared, “Ghulam Haider is truly my Godfather. He was the first music director who showed complete faith in my talent.
- Lata has said that Noor Jehan (renowned Pakistani playback singer) had heard her as a child and had told her to practice a lot.
- The Guinness Book of Records listed Lata Mangeshkar as the most recorded artist in history.
- Her emotional rendition of the patriotic song- ‘Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon’ after the culmination of the Indo-China war had moved the late Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru to tears.
- Lata Mangeshkar songs were so famous internationally that she received the prestigious ‘Legion of Honour’ award from the Government of France.
Lata Mangeshkar Awards
National Film Awards
1972: Best Female Playback Singer for songs of the film Paricha
1974: Best Female Playback Singer for songs of the film Kora Kagaz
1990: Best Female Playback Singer for songs of the film Lekin.
Government of India Awards
1969: Padma Bhushan
1989: Dada Saheb Phalke Award
1999: Padma Vibhushan
2001: Bharat Ratna
2008: “One Time Award for Lifetime Achievement” honor to commemorate the 60th anniversary of India’s independence
1959: Best Female Playback Singer for the song- “Aaja Re Pardesi” from Madhumati
1963: Best Female Playback Singer for the song- “Kahi Deep Jale Kahi Dil” from Bees Saal Baad
1966: Best Female Playback Singer for the song- “Tumhi Mere Mandir Tumhi Meri Pooja” from Khandan
1970: Best Female Playback Singer for the song- “Aap Mujhe Achhe Lagne Lage” from Jeene Ki Raah
1994: Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award
1995: Filmfare Special Award for “Didi Tera Devar Deewana” from Hum Aapke Hain Koun
Maharashtra State Film Awards
1966: Best Playback Singer for Sadhi Mansa
1977: Best Playback Singer for Jait Re Jait
1997: Maharashtra Bhushan Award
2001: Maharashtra Ratna (First Recipient)