Lata Mangeshkar

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Lata Mangeshkar
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Mangeshkar in 2013
Born
Hema Mangeshkar

(1929-09-28) 28 September 1929 (age 89)[1]
NationalityIndian
Other namesQueen of Melody, Voice of the Nation, Voice of the Millennium, Nightingale of India
OccupationPlayback singer, music director, producer
Years active1942–present
Parent(s)Deenanath Mangeshkar (father)
Shevanti Mangeshkar (mother)
RelativesAsha Bhosle (sister)
Usha Mangeshkar (sister)
Meena Mangeshkar (sister)
Hridaynath Mangeshkar (brother)
Awards
Honours

Lata Mangeshkar (About this soundpronunciation ) (born 28 September 1929) is an Indian playback singer and music director. She is one of the best-known playback singers in India.[2][3] She has recorded songs in over a thousand Hindi movies and has sung songs in over thirty-six regional Indian languages.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lata Mangeshkar won't celebrate 87th birthday, says 'jo shahid hue hai unki yaad karo kurbani' ['remember the victims and their sacrifice']". The Indian Express. 28 September 2016. Retrieved 28 September 2016.
  2. "Lata Mangeshkar". The Times of India. 10 December 2002. Retrieved 2009-07-22.
  3. Yasmeen, Afshan (21 September 2004). "Music show to celebrate birthday of melody queen". Chennai, Tamil Nadu India: The Hindu. Retrieved 2009-08-19.