Asha BhoslePublished: January 30, 2015
Asha Bhosle commonly referred to as Ashaji, is an Indian singer. She is best known as a playback singer in Hindi cinema, although she has a wider repertoire. Bhosle’s career started in 1943 and has spanned over six decades. She has done playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies. In addition, she has recorded several private albums and participated in numerous solo concerts in India and abroad.Bhosle is the sister of playback singer Lata Mangeshkar.
Renowned for her voice range and often credited for her versatility Bhosle’s work includes film music, pop, ghazals, bhajans, traditional Indian classical music, folk songs, qawwalis, and Rabindra Sangeets. Apart from Hindi, she has sung in over 20 Indian and foreign languages. In 2006, Asha Bhosle stated that she had sung over 12,000 songs, a figure repeated by several other sources.
The World Records Academy, an international organization which certifies world records, recognised her as the “Most Recorded Artist” in the world, in September 2009. In 2011, she was officially acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in music history
|Real Name||Asha Mangeshkar|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai|
|Debut movie||Majha Bal (Marathi)|
|Known For||Hey Ram,Iruvar|
|Awards||Padma Vibhushan (2008)|
|Spouse||Ganpatrao Bhosle (1950-1960), R.D. Burman (1980-1994)|
|Date of Marriage|
|Children||Hemant Kumar,Anand Bhosle,Varsha|