The Bharat Ratna Award is conferred for exceptional contribution of the highest order in any field of human endeavour.
Lata Mangeshkar :
India’s Highest Civilian Award – Bharat Ratna Award has been given to the most respected and well-known melody queen and Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar by Mr. K. R. Narayanan in the Darbar Hall, Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Lata Mangeshkar ‘s birthdate is 28th September, 1929 in Sikh Mohalla, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. Her nicknamea are Didi, Latadidi and Latatai. She has received a degree Doctor of Literature from Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Pune. Latadidi mostly known as Nightingale of India. She started her singing career in 1942 and singing in over 20 major languages. Lataji is a great playback singer in Bollywood.