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Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar actor

Lata Mangeshkar is an Indian playback singer. She has sung in over twenty two Indian languages. She is considered as the Nightingale of India. ...

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Bio

NickName(s)

- Lata Didi

[Source]


Profession(s)

- Playback Singer


- Music Composer (occasional)


- Film Producer (occasional)


 

Physical Stats

Height (approx.)

in feet inches- 5 1


Eye Colour

Black


Hair Colour

Salt Pepper


 

Career

Debut

Hindi:

- "Mata Ek Sapoot Ki Duniya Badal De Tu" for the Marathi film Gajaabhaau (1943)


Bengali:

- 'Akash Prodeep Jole' (1956) - composed by Satinath Mukhopadhyay


Gujarati:

- 6 songs from the Gujarati film Mehndi Rang Lagyo (1960)


Kannada:

- 2 songs from the Kannada film Kranthiveera Sangolli Rayanna (1967)


Malayalam:

- 'Kadhali Chenkadhali' from the Malayalam film Nellu (1974); this is the only song that she recorded in Malayalam.

[Source]


Meitei:

- 'Nungshiba Magi Ethak Ereida' from the Meitei film Meichak (1999)


Odia:

- 'Sei chuna chuna tara phula aaji' from the film Surjyamukhi (1963)


Punjabi:

- 'Pyar De Bhuleke' from the Hindi film Guddi (1971)


Sinhala:

- 2 songs from the Sinhala film Seda Sulang (1955)


Tamil:

- 4 songs from the Tamil film Aan (Murattu Adiyaal) (1953)


Telugu:

- 'Niddurapora Thammuda' from the Telugu film Santhanam (1955)


Bhojpuri:

- 'Hey Ganga Maiya Tohe Piyari Chadhaibo' from the Bhojpuri film 'Ganga Maiya Tohe Piyari Chadhaibo' (1963)


Marathi Film:

- Pahili Mangalgour (1943); she played the heroine's sister


Marathi Film:

- Ram Ram Pavhana (1960)


Marathi Film:

- Vaadal (1953)


Hindi Film:

- Jhaanjhar (1953)


Awards/Honours

1972:

- Best Female Playback Singer for songs from the film Parichay


1974:

- Best Female Playback Singer for songs from the film Kora Kagaz


1990:

- Best Female Playback Singer for songs from the film Lekin...


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..!


1960:

- Best Music Director Award for the film Sadhi Manase


1966:

- Best Playback Singer for Sadhi Mansa


1977:

- Best Playback Singer for Jait Re Jait


1997:

- Maharashtra Bhushan Award


2001:

- Maharashtra Ratna (First Recipient)


1969:

- Padma Bhushan


1989:

- Dada Saheb Phalke Award


1999:

- Padma Vibhushan


2001:

- Bharat Ratna


2008:

- "One Time Award for Lifetime Achievement" honour to commemorate the 60th anniversary of India's independence


2009:

- 'Officier de la Legion d'honneur' by the French government


Note:

- Along with these, she has many other awards, honours, achievements to her name.


 

Personal Life

Signature


Lata Mangeshkar's signature


Schools

- She attended a school in Mumbai, only for a single day.

[Source]


College(s)

- Did not attend


Date Of Birth


Birthplace

Indore, Indore State, Central India Agency, British India


Zodiac Sign

Libra


Nationality

Indian


Hometown

Mumbai, India


Educational Qualification

- Lata Mangeshkar never received formal education. She was taught Marathi alphabet by a maid, she learnt Sanskrit by a local preist, while other tutors and relatives taught her other subjects at home.

[Source]


Religion

Hinduism

[Source]


Caste

Goud Saraswat Brahmin

[Source]


Food Habit

Non-Vegetarian

[Source]


Hobbies

Cooking, Photography, Watching Cricket Matches, Playing the Slot Machines in Las Vegas


 

Relationships

Marital Status

Unmarried


Affair(s)

- Bhupen Hazarika (lyricist)
Lata Mangeshkar with Bhupen Hazarika

[Source]


 

Family

Spouse(s)

- N/A


Children

- None


Parents

Father

- - Deenanath Mangeshkar (Marathi theatre actor, musician, and vocalist)


Mother

- - Shevanti Mangeshkar (sister of Deenanath Mangeshkar's first wife Narmada)


Siblings

Brother

- - 1


- Hridaynath Mangeshkar (younger; music director)


Sisters

- - 3


- Usha Mangeshkar (younger, playback singer)


- Asha Bhosle (younger, playback singer)


- Meena Khadikar (younger; playback singer and composer)


 

Favourites

Musician(s)

Ghulam Haidar, Madan Mohan, Laxmikant Pyarelal, A. R. Rahman


Singer(s)

K. L. Saigal


Film(s)

The King and I (1956), Kismet (1943), James Bond Films

[Source]


Dessert(s)

Jalebi with extra saffron


Sport(s)

Cricket


Cricketer(s)

Sachin Tendulkar


Destination

Los Angeles, Las Vegas


Food

Zeera Chicken, Methi Chicken, Dal Makhani, Aloo Sabudana Tikki Chaat, Nariayal Makhane ki Kheer, Keema Samosa


Beverage(s)

Coca-Cola


 

Personal Belongings / Assets

Cars Collection

- She had a great collection of cars at her garage at Prabhu Kunj including Buick, a Chrysler, and a Mercedes.

[Source]


Note:

- She owned her first car at the age of eighteen, a Hillman.


 

Money Factor

Salary (approx.)

- Her monthly income was around Rs. 40 lakh per month that she used to receive from the royalty from her songs.

[Source]


Net Worth

- Some sources claim her net worth to be around Rs. 360 crores, while others claim it to be around Rs. 108-115 crores.

[Source]


Updated: Sunday,May 22, 2022 05:52 AM GMT-06:00

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