Mangeshkar in 2014
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28 September 1929 |
Indore, Indore State, Central India Agency, British India
|Parent(s)||Deenanath Mangeshkar (father)
Shevanti Mangeshkar (mother)
|Relatives||Asha Bhosle (Sister)
Usha Mangeshkar (Sister)
Meena Mangeshkar (Sister)
Hridaynath Mangeshkar (Brother)
|Awards||Bharat Ratna 2001
Padma Vibhushan 1999
Padma Bhushan 1969
I have decided that I won't take up assignments that don't interest me.
I have been singing for the last 50 years, you know, so I deserve a break. Besides, there are talented singers around who can do justice to their work.