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Asha Bhosle

Veteran Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle shows her ink-marked finger after casting vote during the 4th phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, at a polling station in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone, right, and singer Asha Bhosle stand for photographs at Priyanka Chopra and musician Nick Jonas wedding reception in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh with veteran singer Asha Bhosle arrive for the wedding reception of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, in Mumbai.

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Legendary singer Asha Bhosle performs at a live concert, in Nagpur.

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Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle with actor Madhuri Dixit Nene take a selfie during a product promotion, in Mumbai.

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Legendary singer Asha Bhosle speaks during an event ahead of her 85th birthday celebration at Dinanath Mangeshkar Natyagrah, in Mumbai.

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Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle receives 'Banga Bibhusan' award from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, during an event in Kolkata.

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Wax figures of Asha Bhosle, Zakir Hussain and Lady Gaga displayed at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, during a press preview in New Delhi.

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Legendary singer Asha Bhosle (L) poses with her wax-statue during its unveiling, in New Delhi. The statue will be installed at the Madame Tussauds Delhi.

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Legendary singer Asha Bhosle (R) poses with her wax-statue during its unveiling, in New Delhi. The statue will be installed at the Madame Tussauds Delhi.

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Legendary singer Asha Bhosle along with singer Mika Singh and music director Wajid Ali pose for media during the celebration of World Music Day on the set of reality show 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' in Mumbai.

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Jitendra receives Life Time Acievment Award from Asha Bhosle during the Master Dinanath Mangeshkar memorial award ceremony on his 74th death anniversory in Mumbai.

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Actress Poonam Dhillon and veteran playback singer Asha Bhosle during an event organised by a NGO 'MADDAD' for helping families of underprivileged farmers of Vidharbha, in Mumbai.

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Legendary singer Asha Bhosle during the unveiling of her wax model in Mumbai.

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Singer Asha Bhosle felicitates legendary actress Sulochana with Vocational Excellence Award on Senior Citizens Day in Mumbai on Sunday.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Asha Bhosle at a meeting in New Delhi.

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Former Minister Narayan Rane with his wife felicitate legendary singer Asha Bhosle at event in Thane.

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Legendary singer Asha Bhosle at an FYLOs function in New Delhi with FLO President Neeta Boochra and Chairperson of FYLO Avarna Jain.

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Asha Bhonsle and Sachin Tendulkar with Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh during the annual Mumbai Police event, Umang 2014, in Mumbai.

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Asha Bhosle before receiving honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (D Lit) at the 15th convocation of the Bharati Vidyapeeth University in Pune.

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Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar with her siblings, from left Usha, Asha, Meena and Hridaynath, during the inauguration of Dinanath Mangeshkar Superspeciality Hospital in Pune.

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Charmed! Asha with Sachin at the music launch of her film

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Family Keepsakes mangeshkar siblings in full flow—(from left) Pt Hridaynath, Meena Khadikar, Usha, Asha Bhonsle and Lata—at the Pt Hridayanath Mangeshkar awa­rds. Going by the look of the twisted metalwork, did Ashaji win something spe­cial? Possibly not; Lataji extracts an equal pleasure out of the whole glitter.

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Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar felicitates her sister Asha Bhonsle along with Usha Mangeshkar in Mumbai.

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Asha Bhosle greets Sachin Tendulkar during the Music launch of Bhosle's film ëMaií in Mumbai.

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Singer Asha Bhosle during the promotion of her forthcoming Hindi film Mai, in Mumbai.

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File: Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar honours singer Asha Bhosle at the launch of 23rd edition of Limca Book of Records in New Delhi on Jan 31, 2012.

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**FILE** A file photo of Varsha Bhosle with her mother and legendary singer Asha Bhosle. Varsha committed suicide by shooting herself at her residence in south Mumbai.

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Three legends Abida Parveen (L) (Pakistan), Runa Laila (Bangladesh) and Asha Bhosle (India) during the announcement of Colors Sur-Kshetra show in Mumbai on Thursday.

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Three legends Abida Parveen, Runa Laila and Asha Bhosle during the announcement of Colors Sur-Kshetra show in Mumbai.

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Rahul Dev Burman with Asha Bhonsle at the recording studio

Musician sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, right, honors playback singer Asha Bhosle during a function to launch 23rd edition of Limca book of records in music, in New Delhi.

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Asha Bhosle paying obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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Singer Asha Bhosle ( second right) and her sister Usha (second left) celebtrate their younger brother Hridaynath's (left) 75th birthday in Mumbai.

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A file photo of renowned ghazal singer Jagjit Singh during the song recording of Sitam on 20th June, 1981. Singh, 70, passed away in Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital. The photo shows, from left, film directors Aruna- Vikas, music director Jagjit Singh, singer Asha Bhosle, actor- producer Vikram and lyricist Gulzar.

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Legendary Singer Asha Bhosle being honoured by veteran Music director Yashvant Deo during a function organised by Asha Bhosle Fan Club in Mumbai.

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Playback singer Asha Bhonsle during her 76th birthday celebrations and the launch of her new music album, in Mumbai.

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Lata and Asha

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Asha Bhonsle, SingerPlayback singer extraordinaire Asha Bhonsle has moulded her mellifluous voice to suit almost every film actress in the Hindi film industry since 1948, when she first sang in Chunaria. And even now, with well over 722 films to her name, Asha is still sought after. Even international projects come calling, like 1 Giant Leap, a collaboration of great musicians and minds from around the globe.

R.D. Burman-- Asha Bhonsle
It was an unusual older woman-younger man romance. Asha Bhonsle first met Rahul Dev Burman when she was a mother of two and he a 10th grade drop-out. Their first success together was Teesri Manzil in 1966. She used to call him ‘Bubs’ and married him in 1980. Their partnership has lasted beyond his death, with Asha still singing his hits.