Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar Wiki/Biography

Lata Mangeshkar on stage also known as Hema Mangeshkar was an Indian playback singer and songwriter. Lata Mangeshkar was a popular and well-known vocalist from India.

She is 93 years old and was born on 28th September 1929.

She was regarded as one of India’s best and most popular vocalists. Throughout their seven-decade career, she made significant contributions to the Indian music business, earning her the honorific titles Nightingale of India, Voice of the Millennium, and Queen of Melody.

Lata Mangeshkar was born into a Gomantak Maratha family in the princely state of Indore, which was a part of the Central India Agency (now part of Madhya Pradesh). Lata’s first guru is the classical vocalist Deenanath, who is her father. To connect his family with his hometown of Mangeshi in Goa, Deenanath changed the family name from Hardikar to Mangeshkar. Hema was Lata’s given name at birth. Eventually, her parents gave her the name Lata after Latika, a female character in one of her father’s plays, BhaawBandhan. The oldest of her parents’ offspring is Lata. Meena, Asha Bhosle, Usha, and Hridaynath are her siblings, listed in that order.

On the first day of class, she made an attempt to teach songs to other pupils, but the teacher caught her and chastised her. She stopped studying because of this. According to certain rumors, Lata used to carry Asha to school with her even though administrators and teachers forbade it. She gave up on her education for this reason.

What is the net worth of Lata Mangeshkar?

Lata Mangeshkar is incredibly wealthy, with a fortune in the millions. Sources claim that she used to receive royalties for the songs she sang in the range of Rs 40 lakh every month. Along with multiple homes, Lata Mangeshkar also had several high-end vehicles. She was the proud owner of a Chrysler, Mercedes, and Buick. Lata Mangeshkar purportedly owned a home called Prabhu Kunj Bhawan on Pedder Road in South Mumbai.

Quick Facts of Lata Mangeshkar

Name Lata Mangeshkar
Birth Name Hema
Date of Birth 28th September 1929
Place of birth Indore, British India
Marital Status Unmarried
Husband NA
Native Place New Delhi
Age 93
Height 5.1 inch
Weight 63 kg
Religion Hindu
Nationality Indian
Family Details Father, mother, sisters, brother
Mother Name Shivani Mangeshkar
Father Denanath Mangeshkar (singer, theatre actor, vocalist )
Sisters 3
Brother Hridayanath Mangeshkar
Residence Mumbai
Net Worth  40lakhs (IC)


She started appearing in her father’s musical productions at the age of 5. In 1942, when she was 13 years old, her father died. The proprietor of the Theatre Company and a close friend of his father, Master Vinayak, looked after their family and helped Lata begin her singing career.

In the 1942 Marathi film PahiliMangalaa-gaur, in which she performed the song “Natali ChaitraachiNavalaai,” Vinayak offered her a small role.
“Mata EkSapoot Ki Duniya Badal De Tu,” her first Hindi song, was included in the Marathi movie Gajaabhaau (1943)

Mangeshkar and Asha played minor roles in Vinayak’s first Hindi film, BadiMaa (1945)
Ghulam Haider, the music director after Vinayak passed away in 1948, assisted her in honing her vocal abilities.

Ghulam Haider is my godfather, according to Lata. The first music director to have complete faith in my abilities was him.

Mangeshkar is thought to have started off imitating the well-known soprano Noor Jehan before gradually developing her singing voice.

In 1956, she made her playback singing debut in Tamil with Vanaradham’s EnthanKannalan, which featured Nimmi and was penned by Naushad.

In 1973, she won the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the R. D. Burman-penned song “Beeti Na Bitai” from the movie Parichay.

Lata Mangeshkar has given several performances in India and abroad since the 1970s, including several charity events.

Her first international concert took place at London’s Royal Albert Hall in 1974.

Also released was ChalaVaahi Des, an album of Mirabai’s bhajans composed by her brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar.

Bhajans like “Saanware Rang Raachi” and “Ud Jaa Re Kaaga” can be found on the CD.

In the early 1970s, she released a large number of non-film albums, such as a compilation of Ghalib ghazals, an album of Marathi folk songs (Koli-geete), an album of Ganesh aartis, and an album of abhangs of Sant Tukaram recorded by Shrinivas Khale.

She has had a seven-decade illustrious career, singing 300,000 songs in several languages, and winning many awards.


She has received numerous honors for her work as a playback vocalist, including the Zee, Bharat Ratna, and others.

Family, Boyfriend, Relationship

Latha and Music Director C. Ramachandra (also known as Chitalkar), according to other unreliable accounts with scant supporting documentation, fell in love with one another. They worked together on several movies and songs. They were unable to be married because of their 18-year age difference. Lata lived a single life, as a result.

Physical Appearance (Height, Weight)

She stands at 5 feet 1 inch. She carries around 63 kilos. She has gorgeous, warm black eyes, and her hair is black. Her dress size, shoe size, biceps, chest, waist, and hip measurements, among other details, are unknown.

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