She is generally considered to have been one of the best and most compelling artists in India.
Lata and Raj wanted to marry each other.
In 2014, she released a Bengali album.
I was very lucky and won many times.
She was taught Marathi alphabet by a maid, she learnt Sanskrit by a local preist, while other tutors and relatives taught her other subjects at home.
Mangeshkar stated that she did not keep a record of the number of songs she recorded, and that she did not know from where Guinness Book editors got their information.