Asha Bhosle Biography
- Born -September 8, 1933 (age 78) Sangli, Bombay Presidency, British India
- Birth name – Asha Mangeshkar
- Genres -Pop, folk, Indian classical music
- Occupation – Singer, playback singer
- Years active – 1943 to present
Asha Bhosle is a famous playback singer who has the record of singing more than twenty thousand songs in all the languages including English. She is admired for her one-off style of singing. Writing about Asha Bhosle Biography it is important to know some personal aspects of her life. Born on September 8, 1933, the famous singer belongs to Goar, located in Maharashtra. She belongs to a musician family. Her elder sister Lata Mangeshkar is one of the best singers of India. Asha started her singing career following her very talented sister. She sung her first song in the year 1948, in the movie Chunaria. The movie Raat ki Rani (1949) was the first solo movie of Asha Bhosle. During the initial stage of her career, her talent was not recognized but with the guidance of famous film directors like R.D. Burmanuland O.P. Nayyar, Asha was able to build her own image. Her unforgettable work in the movies like ‘Ijazat’,’Teesri Manzil’, ‘Khushboo’ with R.D. Burman and ‘Kashmir Ki Kali”Mere Sanam’,’Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye’ etc with O.P. Nayyar is appreciated by all. Since the last four decades Asha has given many treasured songs. Her unique singing style and versatility in her voice enables her to sing all kind of songs to the best. The chirpy and gleeful singing style adds to her talent. She has sung very beautifully in various private albums too and she is also very comfortable in Ghazal singing. \she sings every song very beautifully be a fast number or a ghazal or any qawwali song. Her famous qawwali numbers are ‘Nighan Mila Ne Ko Jee Chahta Hai’, ‘Hum Kisise Kum Nahin’ and ‘Raaj Ki Baat Kahdu To’. She has sung famous bhajans like ‘Sun Le Pukar’ etc. Asha Bhosle biography is incomplete without the list of the awards she has received. The talent of Asha Bhosle has been tributed by many awards. In the year 1981, she received national award for the famous song ‘ Dil Cheez Kya Hain’ from the movie Umrao Jaan and in 1986 for the song Mera Kuch Samaan from the movie Ijazat. She is a winner of the Filmfare awards for eight times. Asha was the first Indian singer who got nominated for the Grammy Award in the year 1997 and she is also a winner ofDayawati Modi Award and Dada Phalke Award.