Born on December 15, 1935, Usha Mangeshkar is an Indian singer. She has recorded songs in various languages such as Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali, and Bhojpuri.
She is the daughter of
and Shevanti Mangeshkar and the sister of
, , and Hridyanath Mangeshkar. Usha and her siblings got their training in music from their father, Deenanath Mangeshkar.
She became famous after her song in Jai Santoshi Maa (1975). Usha Mangeshkar is known for her songs in the moviesPinjaraandMungda.
Some of Usha Mangeshkar's popular songs include:Bhaabi Aayi Badi Dhoom Dhaam Se Meri Bhabhi Aayi(1952),Yariva Nan Mana(1967),Oh Chali Chali Kaisi Hawa Ye Chali(1964),Aplam Chaplam(1955), and many more.
She has been awarded the BFJA Awards for Best Female Playback Singer for her song in Jai Santoshi Maa and has also been the winner of the Mirchi Awards 2020 for Lifetime Achievements awards.