Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar [ləˈtaː məŋˈɡeːʃkər] is an Indian playback singer and music director. She is one of the best known and most respected playback singers in India. She has recorded... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Hema Mangeshkar, September 28, 1929, Indore, Indore State, Central India Agency, British India, (present-day Madhya Pradesh, India)
  • Other names:  Queen of Melody, Voice of the Nation, Voice of the Millennium, Nightingale of India
  • Occupation:  Playback singer, music director, producer
  • Years active:  1942–present
  • Parent(s):  Deenanath Mangeshkar (father), Shevanti Mangeshkar (mother)
  • Relatives:  See Mangeshkar-Hardikar-Abhisheki family
  • Awards:  National Film Awards, BFJA Awards, Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer, Filmfare Special Awards, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Honours:  Padma Bhushan (1969), Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1989), Padma Vibhushan (1999), Bharat Ratna (2001), Legion of Honour (2007)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo