Lata Mangeshkar

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Lata Mangeshkar


Lata Mangeshkar is an Indian singer, and occasional music-composer. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India.Her career started in 1942 and has spanned over seven decades. She has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and has sung songs in over thirty-six regional Indian languages and foreign languages. She is the second vocalist to have ever been awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour.Mangeshkar was featured in the Guinness Book of World Records from 1974 to 1991 for having made the most recordings in the world.

Awards and Recognization

Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Gaata Rahe Mera Dil Piya Tose Naina Laage Re Saiyaan Beimaan Pardesiyon Se Na Ankhiyan Milana Kuch Dil ne kaha Nainonwali Ne Haye Mera Hum Tum Yug Yug Se Bol Gori Bol Tera Kaun

1969 - Padma Bhushan1989 - Dada Saheb Phalke Award1999 - Padma Vibhushan2001 - Bharat Ratna 2008 - "One Time Award for Lifetime Achievement" 1966 - Best Playback Singer for Sadhi Mansa1966 - Best Music Director for Sadhi Mansa under the name 'Anandghan'1977 - Best Playback Singer for Jait Re Jait1997 - Maharashtra Bhushan Award2001 - Maharashtra Ratna

The Legend

Lata Mangeshkar's songs spell a magic which enthrals all the listeners. She remains to this day one of the most gifted singers India has ever produced.



Famous Works

The Nightingale of India


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