Lata Mangeshkar Biography, Filmography

Lata Mangeshkar Biography, Filmography


  • Name: Lata Mangeshkar
  • Date of Birth: 28 September 1929
  • Place of Birth: Indore, Madhya Pradesh
  • Parents: Deenanath Mangeshkar (Father) and Shevanti Mangeshkar (Mother)
  • Siblings: Meena Khadikar, Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar, Hridaynath Mangeshkar
  • Occupation: Playback Singer, Music Director, Producer
  • Religion: Hinduism
  • Start of Playback Singing Career: 1942
  • Total number of songs (approx): 50,000 in 36 languages
  • Nickname: Nightingale of India
  • Net Worth (approx.): $10 million


Lata Mangeshkar is one of the best singers in the Indian film industry. She appears in the Guinness Book of Records as the greatest recorded artist in the world. It started in 1942 and lasted for seven decades. He said that download songs recorded more than a thousand Hindu films. She also has the ability to sing in more than thirty-six regional Indian and foreign languages. Lata Mangeshkar is the older sister of singer Asha Bhosle, Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Usha Mangeshkar and Meena Mangeshkar. She received the highest prize in Indian Cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1989.


Lata Mangeshkar is a distinguished career in different roles, better in some countries than in others. The hopeful voice of God has led him to become the most successful and well-known playback singer the 1940s till 1980s. Starting from Vaijayantimala singer Preity Zinta, she borrowed his voice from all the great ladies of Bollywood. His songs are the heart of millions of people touch years and across borders. He also played at the beginning of his career. His efforts as director of music are not as successful as her singing career.

Playback Singer

Lataji started her career in 1942, shortly after his father’s death. Vinayak Damodar Karnataki, a family friend, helped her work as an actress in Hindi and Marathi movies. Years of their career began to be rocky enough while the young laden problem finding the leg in the industry. Sing your first song ‘NaachuYaa Gade Khelu Saari mani Haus Bhaari’ for the Marathi movie Kiti Hasaal with the composer Sadashivrao Nevrekar. The song was released before the premiere. Her first Hindi song came in the following year in 1943, with “Mata Ki EK Duniya Badal De Tu Soot” Gajaabhaau in the film.

Lata Mangeshkar moved to Mumbai in 1945. He faced many rejections of contemporary composers because he found it too slim and strong, unlike his favorite style of that time. They often resemble well-known singers like Noor Jahan to satisfy the music directors.

His music career took off from there when he started working with all major singers and music directors. They are famous in the play by music directors such as Sachin Dev Burman, Salil Chowdhury, Shankar Jaikishan, Naushad, Madan Mohan, Kalyanji Anandji, Hajjam and Pandit Amarnath Bhagat Ram HusanLal.

He began singing regional songs in Tamil and Marathi. His first Tamil song “Enthan kann Alan” in the Vanaradham movie in 1956. In Marathi’s films he sang for his brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar who was a famous conductor, in Jait Re Jait films such as. He sang Bengali films directed by music directors such as Salil Chowdhury and Hemant Kumar. Debitirna in the canadian industry plays the song composing Lakshman Bellane Belagayith’s films Berlekar Krantiveera Sang Olli Rayanna in 1967. In 1974 he took the film Nell, composed by Salil his only Malayalam song “Kadali Chenkadali” Chowdhury written by Vayalar Ramavarma,


For its glorious achievements in the field of music, Lata Mangeshkar was awarded the Bharat War, the largest civil awards of the Republic of India in 2001. Prior to this, Padma Vibhushan was rewarded, the second highest price in India in 1999.

Awards Received

Filmfare Awards (1958, 1962, 1965, 1969, 1993 and 1994)Lata Mangeshkar

National Awards (1972, 1975 and 1990)

Maharashtra State Award (1966 and 1967)

Other Awards

1969 – Padma Bhushan

1974 – Recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records for having sung the maximum number of songs in the world

1989 – Dada Saheb Phalke Award

1993 – Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award

1996 – Star Screen Lifetime Achievement Award

1997 – Rajiv Gandhi Award

1999 – NTR Award

1999 – Padma Vibhushan

1999 – Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement

2000 – Lifetime Achievement Award by IIFA in London

2001 – Best Playback Singer of the Millennium (female) by Hero Honda and magazine “Stardust”

2001 – Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award

2001 – Noorjehan Award

2001 – Maharashtra Ratna



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