Asha Bhosle who is known for her legendary playback singing in Hindi cinema has her birthday today. She was born on 8th September 1933 and started her career in 1943. She has been a queen of playback singing and has sung for over a thousand Bollywood movies. She as well has recorded songs for several private albums and participated in solo concerts in India.

She has been a great inspiration for a lot of famous singers in India and as well been a guide for the new upcoming talents in the industry.

She belongs to a musical family of Master Deenanath Mangeshkar.  Her father was a theater actor and classical singer. When she was 9 years old, her father died. She and her elder sister Lata Mangeshkar started singing and acting in films to support their family. At the age of 16, she eloped with the 31-year-old Ganpatrao Bhosle, marrying him against her family’s wishes.

Asha Bhosle has won 7 Filmfare Best Female Playback Singer Awards of 18 nominations. She won her first two awards in 1967 and 1968.

Here’s wishing our musical legend Asha Bhosle a very Happy Birthday and a long and successful life ahead.

Now see how B-Town wishes the legendary singer:

  • Rishi Kapoor wishes Asha ji