Asha Bhosle

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Asha Bhosle
Ashaji.jpg
Bhosle in 2015
Born
Asha Mangeshkar

(1933-09-08) 8 September 1933 (age 89)
NationalityIndian
OccupationPlayback singer, vocalist
Years active1943–present
Spouse(s)Ganpatrao Bhosle
(m. 1949; sep. 1960; died 1966)
R. D. Burman
(m. 1980; died 1994)
Children3; including Varsha
Parent(s)
RelativesSee Mangeshkar-Hardikar-Abhisheki family and Manikya dynasty (in-laws)
AwardsFull list
HonoursPadma Vibhushan (2008)
Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2000)
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals

Asha Bhosle[6] (née Mangeshkar; born 8 September 1933) is an Indian playback singer and businesswoman. She is best known for her playback singing in Hindi movies.[7][8][9] Bhosle's career started in 1943

In 2011, she was honored by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in music history.[10] She was honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan[11] in 2008.

Bhosle is the sister of playback singer Lata Mangeshkar.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Happy Birthday Asha Bhosle: Some lesser-known facts about the Queen of Indie Pop - Mumbai Mirror" https://mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com/entertainment/bollywood/happy-birthday-asha-bhosle-some-lesser-known-facts-about-the-queen-of-indie-pop/amp_articleshow/77986495.cms
  2. 2.0 2.1 "85 UNFORGETTABLE Asha Bhosle songs".
  3. https://gaana.com/album/amp/the-golden-collection-memorable-ghazals-and-geets-asha-bhosle.html
  4. "Asha Bhosle Bhajan songs - Download Bhajan MP3 Song of Asha Bhosle".
  5. https://gaana.com/playlist/amp/anupam-28-asha-bhosle-rabindra-sangeet.html
  6. Asha Bhosle has been credited variously as Asha, Asha Bhosle, Asha Bhonsale, Asha Bhonsle, Asha Bhonsley, Asha Bhosale and Asha Bhosley (See her IMDB entry for details). She is often referred to as Ashaji – the Hindi suffix ji denotes respect.
  7. Gulzar; Nihalani, Govind; Chatterji, Saibal (2003). Encyclopaedia of Hindi Cinema. Popular Prakashan. pp. 532–533. ISBN 81-7991-066-0.
  8. Gangadhar, v. (18 May 2001). "Only the best preferred". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 23 August 2003. Retrieved 2009-07-22.
  9. Arnold, Alison (2000). The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. Taylor & Francis. pp. 420–421. ISBN 0-8240-4946-2.
  10. Baksi, Dibyojyoti (22 October 2011). "I am honoured after receiving this award: Asha Bhosle". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 22 October 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-23.
  11. "Sunita Williams, Baichung Bhutia among Padma awardees". The Hindu. 26 January 2008. Archived from the original on 29 January 2008. Retrieved 26 January 2008.