Meena Khadikar

Meena Khadikar is an Indian Marathi and Hindi language playback singer and composer. She is the second eldest daughter of Pt. Deenanath Mangeshkar[1] and sister of singers Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar and Hridaynath Mangeshkar.[2]

Meena Khadikar
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Meena Khadikar
Meena Mangeshkar
OccupationPlayback singer, vocalist
ChildrenYogesh and Rachana
Parent(s)Deenanath Mangeshkar
Shevanti Mangeshkar
RelativesLata Mangeshkar (Sister)
Asha Bhosle (Sister)
Usha Mangeshkar (Sister)
Hridaynath Mangeshkar (Brother)

Career (1952-2000)Edit

Meenatai’s work in Hindi cinema includes the songs Duniya mein hum aaye hain toh from Mother India (sung with Lata and Usha), Phagun aaya from Pilpili Saheb, the duet Aapne chheen liya dil with Mohammed Rafi in the film Farmaish, Hai mausam yeh mastaana, muskuraana, dil churaana from Aabroo and Are koi jaao ri piya ko bulao from Patrani.

But she’s best known for composing music for the Marathi industry, including a popular kids’ song and album Asawa Sunder Chocolatecha Bungla, which was later recorded in Bengali and Gujarati too. Meena’s children Yogesh and Rachna sang the original song. Her song Saang Saang Bholanaath is also well known


Marathi Songs

  • "Ye Javali Ghe Priyasakhaya Bhagavanta" – Mansala Pankh Astat Composer Meena Mangeshkar Singer Lata Mangeshkar
  • "Bavarle Mi Bavarle"- Ek Hota Raja Best of the Song

Hindi Songs

  • "Phagun Aaya" – Pilpili Saheb
  • "Hai Mausam Yeh Mastaana Muskuraana Dil Churaana" – Aabroo

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "When the Mangeshkars came together for a book launch". Times of India. 21 September 2018.
  2. ^ Gulzar, Govind Nihalani, Saibal Chatterjee (2003). Encyclopaedia of Hindi Cinema. Popular Prakashan. p. 486. ISBN 8179910660. Retrieved 15 August 2013.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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