|Lata Mangeshkar Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||September 28, 1929|
Lata Mangeshkar is the world-renowned Indian playback singer, music director, and producer who is considered as the gem of the Indian music industry. For her contributions to the world of entertainment, she has received several honors and awards including the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Bharat Ratna, and Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award.
Lata, Queen of Melody, Voice of the Nation, Voice of the Millennium, Nightingale of India
Indore, Indore State, Central India Agency, British India (Later: Madhya Pradesh, India)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Playback Singer, Music Director, Producer
- Father – Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar (Theatre Actor, Natya Sangeet Musician, Hindustani Classical Vocalist)
- Mother – Shevanti
- Siblings – Meena Khadikar (Younger Sister), Asha Bhosle (Younger Sister) (Singer), Usha Mangeshkar (Younger Sister) (Singer), Hridaynath Mangeshkar (Younger Brother) (Music Director)
- Others – Shraddha Kapoor (Great Grand-Niece) (Actress, Dancer)
Bollywood, Indian Folk, Devotional & Spiritual, World
Her music has been released via Interra, Sony Music Entertainment India Pvt. Ltd., Super Cassettes Industries Private Limited, and Saregama.
5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm
65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Marathi descent on her father’s side and has Gujrati ancestry on her mother’s side.
- Soulful voice
- Pierced ears
Lata Mangeshkar Facts
- She has sung songs in more than 36 languages.
- Lata Mangeshkar became the 2nd vocalist, after M. S. Subbulakshmi, to receive the Bharat Ratna in 2001.
- Her recording credits include more than a thousand Hindi films.
- In 2007, she was honored with the highest civilian award, i.e. Officer of the Legion of Honour, of France.
- Lata Mangeshkar loves diamond jewelry.
- She has stated that she does not like the concept of remixing songs.
- ‘Lata Eau de Parfum’ was a perfume named after her.
- She has amassed a huge social media fan base with more than 15 million followers on Twitter and more than 9 million followers on Facebook.
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