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Young Lata Mangeshkar with her siblings and parents
Lata Mangeshkar turns 88 today, and in her 88 years of being she has contributed three fourth of her life to music. Lata Mangeshkar was born on September 28, 1929 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh into a Marathi Brahmin family. Her father, Deenanath Mangeshkar was a renowned classical singer and a theatre actor while her mother Shudhamati was a housewife. Lata was the eldest amongst five children. Her siblings were Hridaynath, Asha, Usha and Meena.