About Dinanath Hardikar
Dinanath Mangeshkar (Marathi: दीनानाथ मंगेशकर) (December 29, 1900 - April 24, 1942) was a well-known Marathi theatre actor, a renowned Natya Sangeet musician and an exceptional Hindustani classical vocalist.
He was also popularly and reverentially addressed as Master Deenanath Mangeshkar. He is also the father of well-known singers Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, and Usha Mangeshkar as well as composers Hridayanath Mangeshkar and Meena Mangeshkar.
Dinanath Mangeshkar was born in Mangeshi, India in 1900. The family's last name used to be Hardikar; Deenanath changed it to Mangeshkar in order to identify his family with his native town, Mangeshi in Goa.