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Lata Mangeshkar is an Indian playback singer and music composer. She is one of the best-known and most respected and loveable playback singers in India.She born on 28 September 1929.Her other siblings are – Hridaynath, Asha, Usha and Meena; who are all involved with the Marathi and Hindi Music Industry with varying degrees of success.She started performing at the age of 5 in her father’s plays.Lata started performing at the age of 5 in her father’s plays. She was impressed by her father’s singing and the music of the KL Saigal from a very young age. Her father nurtured her talent in singing.
Lata’s father died when she was only 13 years old and she started acting in films to bear the burden of her house. She made her first appearance in Pahili Mangalagaur in 1942. In the later years, she was seen acting in many films like Maajhe Baal in 1944, Chimukla Sansar in 1943, Gajabhau in 1944, Badi Maa in 1945, Jeevan Yatra 1946 and Chhatrapati Shivaji in 1952.
The year 1947 was the turning point of her life.In the year 1947, Noor Jahan and many directors left the country after India’s partition and opened the way for Lata Mangeskar to succeed. After independence, in 1949, for his films like Seva Men and Ayeyay Anevala in 1949, she won the favor of her audience and her position.In the 1950’s, Lata Mangeshkar became famous singer in movies.She worked with some of the great music directors of that time namely Anil Biswas and Shankar-Jaikishan.she worked with some of the greatest music directors like Anil Biswas and Shankar-Jaikishan.
The Indian Government honored her with Bharat Ratna in 2001, the highest civilian honor given to any Indian citizen.