Lata Mangeshkar is the greatest singer ever in the Indian music and film industry. She was born in Indore on 28th September, 1929 in a prestigious musical family of talented parents and siblings. Lata started her playback career in 1942 and has rendered her melodious voice to countless songs in Hindi and several other regional languages, 36 in number along with some foreign languages too. She has been honored with numerous awards during her career, with the most prominent one being the Bharat Ratna, which is the highest civilian honor of the country. Lata Mangeshkar is in fact, the most respected name in the Indian film fraternity today.