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Biography and Awards of Asha Bhosle

Very well known Personality of  Bollywood playback singer, she is as popular as her elder sister, who is also a renowned singer. Well, we are talking about Asha Bhosle, who has mesmerized the entire country with her amazing voice. She has dominated the Indian music industry for a period more than six decades. Even now, she is constantly enhancing her music collection and entertaining the people. Asha Bhosle is a very versatile singer, who has put her heart and soul in modulating her voice to come up with something original and creative. Her voice is very adaptative. She is very well able to sing the songs for romantic situation. When naughtiness is required, she can change her voice and sing according to the situation. Asha was born on September 8, 1933 in a small village of Goar in Sangli, Maharashtra to the Marathi family. She is the daughter of Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar, who was a theater artist as well as a classical singer. She lost her father, when she only nine years old. The family kept moving from one place to another. They went from Pune to Kolhapur and then to Bombay (now Mumbai). To support the family, she and her elder sister Lata started singing in the films. She got many awards as:

 1967, 1968, 1971, 1972,1973,1974,1977, 2000 - Filmfare Awards
1981 and 1986 -  Indian National Awards
1987 - Nightingale of Asia Award
1989 - Lata Mangeshkar Award (Government of Madhya Pradesh)
1997 - Screen Videocon Award
1997 - MTV Award
1997 - Channel V Award
1998 - Dayawati Modi Award
1999 - Lata Mangeshkar Award (Government of Maharashtra)
2000 - Singer of the Millennium
2000 - Zee Gold Bollywood Award
2001 - MTV Award
2002 - BBC Lifetime Achievement Award
2002 - Zee Cine Award
2002 - Screen Videocon Award
2002 - Sansui Movie Award
2002 - Swaralaya Yesudas Award