Asha Bhosle (née Mangeshkar; born 8 September 1933) is an Indian playback singer and businesswoman. She is best known for her playback singing in Hindi movies. Bhosle's career started in 1943
8 September 1933
|Occupation||Playback singer, vocalist|
(m. 1949; sep. 1960; died 1966)
R. D. Burman
(m. 1980; died 1994)
|Children||3; including Varsha|
|Relatives||See Mangeshkar-Hardikar-Abhisheki family and Manikya dynasty (in-laws)|
|Honours||Padma Vibhushan (2008)|
Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2000)
In 2011, she was honored by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in music history. She was honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2008.
Bhosle is the sister of playback singer Lata Mangeshkar.
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