Lata Mangeshkar Biography, Life, Death, Age, Caste , Net Worth, Best Songs

Lata Mangeshkar Biography and Awards on Famous Songs song list, awards, net worth, birth date, birth caste earning husband family father mother name, age, first film, first song last song

Lata Mangeshkar, the queen of notes, is one of the special gems of India. Lata Ji is known everywhere in the country and abroad because of her voice. 

Lata Ji’s name is also recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records, she has made a record by singing the most number of songs. Lata Ji has sung about 30 thousand songs in 20 different languages ​​till 1948-87. Now it has crossed the mark of 40 thousand. 


For the voice of Lata ji, American scientists say, such a voice will never be heard or heard by any singer. He also talked about examining Lata ji’s throat after his death, he wants to know what is there in Lata ji’s throat that makes her voice so soft and thin. 

Today all the new old singers consider Lata ji as the goddess of music and bow their heads in front of her.

Biography of Lata Mangeshkar

Full NameLata Mangeshkar
Real NameHema Mangeshkar
other namesSur Nightingale, Goddess of Music
Birth28 September 1929
age92 years
birth placeIndore
father’s nameDinanath Mangeshkar
mother’s nameShevanti Mangeshkar
brotherHridaynath Mangeshkar
sisters namesUsha Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Meena Khaikar
husband’s nameSingle
professionplayback singer and music director
educational qualificationschool drop out
net wortharound Rs 111 crore

Lata Mangeshkar’s Birth and Parents

Lata Mangeshkar was born on 28 September 1929 in Indore city of Madhya Pradesh. Lata Mangeshkar belongs to a Maratha family. In childhood, Lata Mangeshkar was called by the name Hema. Lata Mangeshkar’s father’s name is Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar. He was also a musician. His mother’s name is Shevanti Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar’s mother was a Gujarati. Shivani was the second wife of Dinanath Mangeshkar. She was the real sister of Narmada, the first wife of Deenanath Mangeshkar. 

After the death of Narmada Mangeshkar, Dinanath Mangeshkar married Shevanti.

Lata ji

Mangeshkar turned from Hardikar

Lata Mangeshkar’s father’s surname used to be Hardikar, which he later changed to Mangeshkar. Actually Dinanath Mangeshkar was a resident of Mangeshi in Goa. This was the reason that on the basis of Mangeshi, he changed his new surname to Mangeshkar.

Lata Mangeshkar’s identity as a playback singer

Her guru Ustad Ghulam Haider was the one who recognized Lata ji as a playback singer . Ghulam Haider ji gave her a different identity in the field of music because people believed that Lata ji’s voice is too thin and she is not fit to become a playback singer, then Lata ji’s guru Ghulam Haider took the initiative to prove this point. Raised that in future Lata ji will become a successful and famous playback singer and this thing has been proved.

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Ustad Ghulam Haider got Lata ji to meet many producers and directors, but despite this, success could not be achieved by him. 

Then in 1948, Ghulam Haider Sahab sang a song in a film “Majboor” which was “Dil Mera Toda”. This song was the first hit song of Lata ji’s life and thus Ghulam Haider sahib ji was considered as the god father of Lata ji . 

She then sang a song “Aayega Aane Wala” in the 1949 film “Mahal” which became a super duper hit. After this song, Lata ji never looked back. This song is still heard on the tongue of the people.

Lata Mangeshkar award

  1. National Award for Best Playback Singer for Paricha (1972)
  2. National Award for Best Playback Singer for Kora Kagaz (1974)
  3. National Award for Best Female Playback Singer for But (1990)
  4. Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer for Aaja Re Pardesi (1959)
  5. Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer for Kahin Deep Jale Kahin Dil (1963)
  6. Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer for Tumhari Mere Mandir Tumhari Meri Pooja (1966)
  7. Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer for Aap Mujhe Achhe Lagne Lage (1970)
  8. Padma Bhushan (1969)
  9. Padma Vibhushan (1999)
  10. Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1989)
  11. Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award (1994)
  12. Filmfare Special Award for Didi Tera Devar Deewana (1995)
  13. Bharat Ratna (2001)
  14. One Time Award for Lifetime Achievement to commemorate 60th Anniversary of India’s Independence
  15. Bengal Film Journalists Association Award

In September 2019, on her 90th birthday, she was honored with the title “Daughter of the Nation” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for her contribution to Indian music.

Some facts about Lata Mangeshkar

He has a Mercedes Benz car.

His hobbies include watching cricket and cycling.

Lata made her first public performance in 1938 at Nutan Theatre, Solapur. He sang Raag Khambavati and 2 Marathi songs.

When Dilip Kumar pointed to her Maharashtrian accent while singing Urdu songs, she went to Shafi, an Urdu teacher, to teach her in Urdu.

Lata is the oldest winner of the National Film Award in the category of Best Female Playback Singer for “Lekin”.

He has sung a total of 712 songs for Laxmikant Pyarelal. This is the highest number of songs ever recorded for anyone.

FAQs – Lata Mangeshkar Biography

Question: How much is Lata Mangeshkar Net Worth/ Net Worth?

Answer: According to a report, the net worth of Lata Mangeshkar is (approximately) 50 million dollars . If it is seen in Indian Rupees, then its cost is about 368 crores.

Q: Why did Lata Mangeshkar not marry?

Answer: Lata ji got so entangled in the world due to the responsibilities coming at a young age that she never thought of marriage. Because of this they did not get married.

Question: In which film did Lata Mangeshkar sing the last song and when?

Answer: Lata Mangeshkar last sang the song Veer Zaara in the year 2004. After that he had retired from singing.

Q: Which cars does Lata Mangeshkar own?

Answer: Lata Mangeshkar Car Collection: Although Lata ji has a simple lifestyle her car collection is quite good. His car collection includes Chevrolet, Buick, and a Chrysler vehicle. Apart from this, a Mercedes car was also gifted to Lata Mangeshkar by filmmaker Yash Chopra after the release of the song ‘Veer Zaara’.

Question: Where does Lata Mangeshkar live?

Answer: Although Lata ji has many houses now she lives in Mumbai city. Her house is on Pedder Road in South Mumbai and this house of Lata has been named Prabhu Kunj Bhavan .

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