Usha, the singer, came into limelight after her devotional song from the movie “Jai Santoshi Maa” became an all-time blockbuster in 1975. She sang “Mai Toh Arti” for the same film and won many nominations and accolades for it.
Usha Mangeshkar was awarded BFJA Award for the songs in the movie “Jai Santoshi Maa” as Best Female Playback Singer. She even sang the same song for the movie’s remake in 2006.
She is a multi-talented personality. She has a deep interest in painting. She has even produced a hugely successful musical drama for Doordarshan Channel named “Phoolwanti”.
This supremely melodious Singer found fame with her famous song “Mungla” along with her other songs for the Marathi movie “Pinjara”.
Usha belongs to a talent powerhouse family. Her elder sisters Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle are among the most celebrated Singers in the country. Her Father Deenananth Mangeshkar was also a hugely Popular Singer and Theatre personality of his times.