Undoubtedly, Lata Mangeshkar is one of the finest voices which the Bollywood has ever witnessed. The veteran singer is truly an idol when it comes to music. In her entire career, Lata Mangeshkar has lent her voice to more than thousands of Bollywood movies. Such is the beauty of her voice, that when she starts singing, you can not help but listen to her! We all have witnessed her musical magic, and we are glad that we did. Some of the most iconic songs sung by the melodious singer are Sajan Sang Kahe Neha Lagaye, Kesariya Balma, Satyam Shivam Sundaram, and Aayega Aanewaala etc. God, how mesmerising her voice is.
A humble soul and a great singer, Lata Mangeshkar is the recipient of many awards. It includs India’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna. But did you know that she has acted in several films?
Yes, you read that right! The golden voice of India has acted! Lata Mangeshkar’s father died in 1942 when she was just 13. Apparently, he died because of a heart disease.
Vinayak Damodar Karnataki who was closely associated with their family helped Lata Mangeshkar. He gave her a small part in Navyug Chitrapat’s Marathi movie Pahili Mangalaa-gaur.
In fact, he was the one who helped Lata Mangeshkar initially to establish herself as a singer and as an actress! That’s not it, both Lata and Asha played minor roles in Badi Maa, which was Vinayak’s first movie in Hindi.
It’s a fact that Lata Mangeshkar is one of the most celebrated voices of India. In fact, the actress just turned 89 today. Here’s wishing her a very happy birthday!