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Lata Mangeshkar flanked by Meena Kapoor (left) and Geeta Dutt (right)

Lata Mangeshkar flanked by Meena Kapoor (left) and Geeta Dutt (right)

The following table lists approximate Lata’s duets with Female Singers (1945 – 1989) in Hindi Movies. Songs in regional languages and non-film Hindi-Urdu songs are excluded. People who are not professional singers but said or sang a word or two are included, presumably because their names are mentioned on the record.

The list is arranged as follows – Name of the female singer (Co-Singer), total number of songs of Lata with her (Total), total number of movies in which Lata sang with her (Movies), total number of duets in which only Lata and the female is featured (Duets), and the total number of songs in which Lata, co-singer and other people are featured (it implies three or more singers) (Other).

Co-SingerTotalMoviesDuetsOther
Asha Bhosle74696212
Usha Mangeshkar6257584
Geeta Dutt3427259
Shamshad Begum2722234
Meena Kapoor9645
Sudha Malhotra9890
Kamal Barot9981
Raj Kumari6651
Mubarak Begum5550
Suraiya5450
Minu Purshutam4440
Sulakshana Pandit3130
Zohra Bai Ambala Wali3321
Meena Mangeshkar3330
Babu Renu2102
Binapani Mukherji2111
Honey Irani2111
Sarasvati Rani2120
Aarti Mukheriji2120
Usha Khanna2211
Pramodini Desai2220
Padmini Kohlapuri2220
Amirbai Karnataki2220
Hemlata2220
Ira Nagrath2220
Sushama Shreshta2320
Lalita Phadke (Deeolkar)1101
Ranu Mukherji1101
Sadhana1101
Lakshmi Shankar1101
Pearl Padamasi1101
Priya Rajvansh1101
Nirmala Devi1110
Premlata1110
Suman Kulyanpur1110
Sita Agarval1110
Uma Devi (Tun Tun)1110
Umaa1110
Shanta Apte1110
Sandhya Mukherji1110
Shivanji Kolhapure1110
Shailajaa1110
Neelam Chatterji1110
Dilraj Kaur1110
Ila Arun1110
Ila Desai1110
Daisy Irani1110
Ashalata1110
Chandbala1110
Chanderakanta1110
Minakashi1110
Mohantara Talapade1110
Mumtaz1110
Mina Patki1110
Kalyani1110
Kavita Krishnamurti1110
Madhubala Zaveri1110