Lata has rendered over 25K plus songs in her career spanning seven decades

Lata Mangeshkar hails from a family of performers, including her super talented sister Asha Bhosle

Lata got her first break from film composer Ghulam Haider

Lata's first break was with the song Dil Mera Toda for the movie Majboor in 1948

Suraiya and Shamshad Begum were Lataji's biggest competitors

Madan Mohan was Lata Mangeshkar's most favourite music director

Apart from Hindi and Urdu, Lata has also sung in about 36 languages