Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar turns 71

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Mumbai, Oct 26 (UNI) Equally talented if not more, the younger brother of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar turned 71 today.

The only son of Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar, Hridaynath was born on October 26, 1937. He is the younger brother of music icons Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. He is also brother to singers Ushatai and Meenatai. Hridaynath debuted his music career in 1955 with the Marathi film ''Akash Ganga''. He has also composed for Marathi films like ''Sansar'' and ''Jait Re Jait''.

Panditji received his musical tutelage from his father Deenanath Mangeshkar and from Ustad Amir Khan.

He has composed for both Marathi and Hindi films most notable among them being ''Umbartha''. Panditji is a composer/singer known for his surreal and beautiful etheral compositions in films like

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