Today is the 90th birthday of legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle. The singer will celebrate her 90th birthday in Dubai. She also will perform in a concert titled ‘Asha@90 Live’ to be held at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai. The veteran singer will perform some of her most memorable tracks on the occasion of her birthday.
Sister of the legendary singer Lata Mangeshwar, Asha Bhosle is one of the best-known and highly regarded Hindi playback singers and has sung over 12,000 songs. She started her career in 1943 and has spanned over six decades.
Born on September 8, Asha Bhosle has recorded many private albums and has participated in numerous concerts in India and abroad.
She has lent her voice for generations over the past six decades - from Zeenat Aman to Urmila Matondkar, from Rekha to Vidya Balan and the likes. From crooning classical numbers to teaming up with western artistes Boy George and Michael Stipe, Asha is one versatile singer who has done it all.
She also holds the Guinness Book of World Records for being the most recorded artist in the history of music. She was also honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2008.
Asha Bhosle has managed to stay relevant by adapting to new styles and singing techniques. However, she believes technology cannot replace real talent.