Lata Mangeshkar Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Lata Mangeshkar Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth September 28, 1929
Zodiac Sign Libra
Hair Color Black

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.

Born Name

Hema Mangeshkar

Nick Name

Lata, Queen of Melody, Voice of the Nation, Voice of the Millennium, Nightingale of India

Lata Mangeshkar as seen at Vishwashanti Kala Academy Award
Lata Mangeshkar as seen at Vishwashanti Kala Academy Award (Bollywood Hungama / BollywoodHungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Indore, Indore State, Central India Agency, British India (Later: Madhya Pradesh, India)

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Occupation

Playback Singer, Music Director, Producer

Family

  • 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)
  • OthersShraddha Kapoor (Great Grand-Niece) (Actress, Dancer)

Genre

Bollywood, Indian Folk, Devotional & Spiritual, World

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Her music has been released via Interra, Sony Music Entertainment India Pvt. Ltd., Super Cassettes Industries Private Limited, and Saregama.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Lata Mangeshkar (Center) as seen in a picture alongside the former Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi and the former Minister of State for Steel and Mines Shri N.K.P. Salve in September 1984
Lata Mangeshkar (Center) as seen in a picture alongside the former Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi and the former Minister of State for Steel and Mines Shri N.K.P. Salve in September 1984 (Public.Resource.Org / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

She is of Marathi descent on her father’s side and has Gujrati ancestry on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Black

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Soulful voice
  • Pierced ears
Lata Mangeshkar smiling during the announcement of the Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards 2013 winners
Lata Mangeshkar smiling during the announcement of the Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards 2013 winners (Bollywood Hungama / BollywoodHungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Lata Mangeshkar Facts

  1. She has sung songs in more than 36 languages.
  2. Lata Mangeshkar became the 2nd vocalist, after M. S. Subbulakshmi, to receive the Bharat Ratna in 2001.
  3. Her recording credits include more than a thousand Hindi films.
  4. In 2007, she was honored with the highest civilian award, i.e. Officer of the Legion of Honour, of France.
  5. Lata Mangeshkar loves diamond jewelry.
  6. She has stated that she does not like the concept of remixing songs.
  7. ‘Lata Eau de Parfum’ was a perfume named after her.
  8. 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.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / BollywoodHungama.com / CC BY 3.0

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