Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle (1933-0) is a Kannada, Konkani Singer known for the movies Kranthiveera Sangolli Rayanna(1967), Bhuierantlo Munis(1977), Matthe Mungaru(2010)

Other NamesAshaji, Asha Mangeshkar
Date Of Birth8 September 1933
Age90 years 10 months 10 days
Place Of BirthSangli, Mumbai, Maharashtra
FatherDeenanath Mangeshkar(actor/singer)
SistersLata Mangeshkar(Elder) , Usha Mangeshkar , Meena Mangeshkar
HusbandsGanpatrao Bhosle , Rahul Dev Burman(m. 1980)
SonsHemant Bhosle , Anand Bhosle
BrotherHridaynath Mangeshkar
n Indian singer. She is best known as a playback singer in Hindi cinema, though 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.

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. In 2011, she was officially acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in music history
  2. Asha Bhosle has sung over 12,000 songs
  3. Her first solo Hindi film song was for the movie Raat Ki Raani (1949)
  4. The Government of India honoured her with the Padma Vibhushan in 2008
  5. In 2012 she judged Sur Kshetra.
  6. Asha Bhosle has won seven Filmfare Best Female Playback Awards of 18 nominations
  7. She sang her first film song '"Chala Chala Nav Bala" for the Marathi film Majha Bal (1943)
  8. The Government of India honoured her with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2000
  9. She made her Hindi film debut with the song "Saawan Aaya" for Hansraj Behl's Chunariya (1948)

Asha Bhosle: Filmography (4)

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2010 Matthe Mungaru[Playback Singer]
1977 Bhuierantlo Munis[Playback Singer]
1973 Doorada Betta[Playback Singer]
1967 Kranthiveera Sangolli Rayanna[Playback Singer]