Bollywood singer Usha Mangeshkar is celebrating her birthday on 15 December. On this occasion, she has given a great return gift to her fans. Actually, Usha has shared the post with YouTube link on her Twitter handle. In which she has written that a new song is being released today on her birthday. Whose lyrics and music are by Rakesh Tripathi. Usha further wrote that ‘Hope you will like this song.’
Usha is the second youngest child of Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar and Shevanti (Shudhamati). She was born on 15 December 1935 in Maharashtra. She started classical singing at a very young age. She had sung songs in many languages including Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Nepali, Bhojpuri, Gujarati. However, Usha got her real identity from the 1975 film Jai Santoshi Maa. She is the youngest sister of Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle and Meena Khadikar, and older than her music-director brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar.
Usha Mangeshkar was given the Bengal Film Vocalist Award for singing Jai Maa Santoshi. In addition, she received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the 1975 song Jai Maa Santoshi from the song ‘Main To Aarti Utaroon Re’.