Hridaynath Mangeshkar

  • Music, Producer

Oct 26, 1937  in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Hridaynath Mangeshkar is a music composer and singer from India. He is the only son of noted musician Deenanath Mangeshkar and younger brother of Indian music legends Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. He is popularly known as Balasaheb in the music and film industry. He was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2009.
Some of his most memorable Hindi film scores are Lekin, Maya Memsaab, Lal Salaam, Yash Chopra`s Mashaal, Dhanwan and Chaani, to name a few. He is also the first Indian composer to compose and release two entire albums featuring the poems and songs of the poet-saint Meera, titled Chala Vahi Des and Meera Bhajans. He has recently also composed and released an album titled Meera Soor Kabeera, featuring the works of Meera, Kabir and Surdas. He produced an album featuring the ghazals of Ghalib, titled Ghalib and sung by Lata Mangeshkar. He has also composed many songs for Asha Bhosle. His 2018 release includes Ani... Dr Kashinath Ghanekar.