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Genres Indian classical music, playback singing
Years active 1954–present
Usha Mangeshkar (Devanagari: उषा मंगेशकर) (born circa 1935,daughter of dinanath mangeshkar.her grandfather was brahmin priest of mangesha]) is an Indian singer who has recorded many Hindi,Marathi and Gujarati songs soundtracks. She is the younger sister of singers, Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. She gained spotlight as a playback singer after singing some devotional songs for the low-budget movie, Jai Santoshi Maa (1975), which became an all-time blockbuster. She was nominated for the Filmfare Best Female Playback Singer award for her song, "Main to Aarti," in that film. She sang the same songs again for that movie's remake in 2006.
Usha has a strong interest in painting. She is also known for her famous song entitled Mungda.
Awards and nominations
* BFJA Awards for Best Female Playback Singer for Jai Santoshi Maa (1975)
* Filmfare Nomination as Best Female Playback Singer for the song "Main to Aarti" from Jai Santoshi Maa (1975)
* Filmfare Nomination as Best Female Playback Singer for the song "Mangta Hai To Aaja" from Inkaar (1977)
 Popular Songs
* Main To Aarti Utaru ... Jai Santoshi Maa
* Aplam Chaplam ... Azaad
* Khatta Meetha ... Khatta Meetha
* Sultana Sultana ... Sultana
* Goro Ki Naa Kalo ni ...Disco Dancer
* Mungda ... Inkar
* Pakdo, Pakdo, Pakdo... Naseeb
* Rang Jamake Jayenge... Naseeb
* Saare Niyam Tod Do ... Khoobsurat
* Muje Pyar Ka Tohfa deke... Kala Patthar
* Oh Chali Chali Kaisi Hawa Ye Chali... Bluff Master
and scores of Marathi songs for Dada Kondke including the most famous " Dhagala Lagli Kala".