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Alvida Lata Didi: Learn something unheard of and interesting things from Lata Mangeshkar’s life

Albida Lata Didi: Lata Mangeshkar, the queen of music, is no more with us today. Many generations from young to old reach by listening to his songs.

Goodbye Lata Didi: Lata Mangeshkar, the queen of music, is no more with us today. Many generations from young to old reach by listening to his songs. The magic of his voice was captured in the songs of ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ in the 1990s, ‘Bir-Zara’ in 2004 and ‘Luka Chupi’ in ‘Rang De Bonsati’ in the 1990’s. 2006. Mallika of that voice may not be with us today, but her sweet voice is like candy in the ears. Every now and then it seems as if he is saying in his melodious voice- ‘My voice is the identity … Gar … Remember …’ There are many aspects of Lata Didi’s life which you may not know. Let’s find out, funny and unheard of things in Lata Mangeshkar’s life story …Read more – Lata Mangeshkar dies: Swara Kokila Lata Mangeshkar is no more, these celebrities have paid their respects

Interesting facts from the life of Sur Kokila Lata Mangeshkar:

  1. Born September 28, 1929, his real name is Lata. Rather her childhood name was Hema. Lata is named after her father’s famous character Latika in the play Bhav Bandhan.
  2. Lata Mangeshkar was the first child of her parents. Lata Didi has four younger siblings named Meena, Asha Bhonsle, Usha and Hridaynath Mangeshkar.
  3. Lata Mangeshkar’s father Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar was a theater artist and classical singer. His mother’s name was Shevanti (Shudhamati). Sudhamati was the second wife of Pandit Dinnath Mangeshkar. Dinanath Mangeshkar’s first wife was Lata Mangeshkar’s uncle, who died soon after the marriage and later married Shevanti in 1927.
  4. Baba Dinanath was a classical singer and theater artist, so Lata Didi’s relationship with music began at an early age.
  5. Lataji started singing when he was only five years old. He studied music under the then established and famous singers Aman Ali Khan and Amanat Khan. When he entered the film industry, he was rejected. Because at that time Nurjahan and Shamshad Begum were ruling in Bollywood. At that time it was believed that Lata Didi’s voice was very thin.
  6. When Lata Mangeshkar was just five years old, she also acted in a play by her father.
  7. Although Lata Mangeshkar has spent most of her life in Mumbai, she was born in Indore, Madhya Pradesh and has spent a significant 16 years of her life in this city.
  8. In 1938, when he was 9 years old, he sang in public for the first time at the new theater in Solapur. At that time he sang two Marathi songs and Raga Khambavati.
  9. After the death of his father Dinanath Mangeshkar in 1942, he acted in more than 8 films between 1942 and 1948 to run the family.
  10. Lata Mangeshkar sang her first song for the Marathi film Kitty Hustle in 1942, but the film was never released.
  11. The song ‘Ayega Anawala’ from the movie Mahal released in 1949 took Lata Didi to the top of popularity and she never looked back.
  12. Lata Mangeshkar composed music for the first time in 1955 for a Marathi film ‘Ram Ram Pawane’. However, he is known to have composed music for several Marathi films under the pseudonym Anand Ghan in the 1960s.
  13. When Lata Mangeshkar sang the patriotic song ‘A Mere Watan Ke Logo’ on January 27, 1963 at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi, the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had tears in his eyes. The song was dedicated to soldiers killed in the 1962 Sino-Indian war. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru himself told him that Lata Didi’s song brought tears to his eyes.
  14. In 1974, Lata Mangeshkar performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London and was the first Indian artist to do so.
  15. It is said that Lata Didi believed that her voice was most suitable for making Saira.
  16. Ghulam Haider was considered to be Lata Didi’s godfather because, according to Lata Mangeshkar, Ghulam Haider had full faith in his talent.
  17. For the first time in 1959, the category of best playback singer was added to the Filmfare Awards after Lata Mangeshkar’s protest.
  18. It is said that Raj Kapoor’s 1978 best film ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’ was inspired by the life of Lata Mangeshkar and she too wanted to act in the film.
  19. Lata Mangeshkar was also nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 1999, her term ending in 2006. However, he was criticized for not attending the session. He then referred to his illness for being absent from Parliament. As a Rajya Sabha MP, he never took any salary, nor did he take government accommodation in Delhi.
  20. It is believed that Lata Mangeshkar was the greatest female singer in India till date. In her singing career spanning more than half a century, she has sung in more than 35 languages.
  21. In 1974, Lata Mangeshkar’s name was first recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most number of songs. By then he had sung about 25,000 songs.
  22. In 1999, Lata Eo de Perfume was launched under his name.
  23. Lata Mangeshkar has given her voice in more than 1000 Hindi and 36 regional language films.

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