Asha Bhosle Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Asha Bhosle Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Asha Bhosle Biography

Asha Bhosle, an iconic Indian playback singer, is renowned for her versatile vocal range and over seven decades of contributions to Indian music. Born on September 8, 1933, in Sangli, Maharashtra, she is celebrated for her mastery across various genres, including classical, pop, folk, and ghazals. Often dubbed as the “Queen of Indipop,” her collaborations with legendary composers like R.D. Burman have left an indelible mark on Bollywood. With countless awards, including the prestigious Padma Vibhushan, she continues to inspire generations with her melodious voice and enduring passion for music.

General Information

Full NameAsha Bhosle
NicknameN/A
ProfessionPlayback Singer
Date of BirthSeptember 8, 1933
Current age90 years, 8 months, 21 days
HusbandGanpatrao Bhosle (Deceased)
NationalityIndian

Personal Information

NameAsha Bhosle
Birth NameN/A
Nick NameThe Queen of Indipop
Height5 Feet 2 Inch
Figure34 – 28 – 34
Weight64 Kg
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Date of Birth08 September 1933
ReligionHinduism
Present AddressSangli, Maharashtra
HometownSangli, Sangli State, Maharashtra, British India

Education

SchoolUnknown
CollegeUnknown
Educational StatusUnknown

Favorite

FoodFish and Chips
Actor/ActressActors: –
Actresses: Madhubala
MusiciansLata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar
SingersLata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Shirley Bassey, Frank Sinatra
Song Writer
Song
Book
HobbiesCooking
FilmsBollywood: –
Hollywood: –
ColourWhite
Holiday DestinationsUnknown
LikesSong

Relationship

Marital StatusWidow
AffairsGanpatrao Bhosle
R. D. Burman
O. P. Nayyar (Rumoured)

Career

CategoryDetails
Debut (Marathi)“Chala Chala Nav Bala” in Majha Bal (1943)
Debut (Hindi)“Saawan Aaya” in Chunariya (1948)
Career BeginningsIn the early 1960s, Asha Bhosle emerged amidst dominant playback singers like Geeta Dutt, Shamshad Begum, and Lata Mangeshkar. She initially sang extensively for female leads in low-budget B- or C-grade Hindi films during the 1950s.
Career Turning PointO. P. Nayyar provided Asha Bhosle a breakthrough in C.I.D. (1956), but her true success came with B. R. Chopra’s Naya Daur (1957). Notably, her collaborations with Rafi in songs like “Maang Ke Saath Tumhara” and “Uden Jab Jab Zulfein Teri” garnered acclaim, marking a significant turning point in her career.
Musical StyleAsha Bhosle’s versatility spans across various genres including Filmi, Pop, Classical, Ghazals, Bhajans, Qawwali, Folk, and Rabindra Sangeet.
AwardsFilmfare Best Female Playback Awards:
– 1968: “Garibon ki Suno” (Dus Lakh, 1966)
– 1969: “Parde Mein Rehne Do” (Shikar, 1968)
– 1972: “Piya Tu Ab To Aaja” (Caravan, 1971)
– 1973: “Dum Maro Dum” (Hare Rama Hare Krishna, 1972)
– 1974: “Hone Lagi Hain Raat” (Naina, 1973)
– 1975: “Chain Se Humko Kabhi” (Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye, 1974)
– 1979: “Yeh Mera Dil” (Don, 1978)
Special Award:
– 1996: Special Award (Rangeela, 1995)
Lifetime Achievement Award:
– 2001: Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award
National Film Awards:
– 1981: Dil Cheez Kya Hai (Umrao Jaan)
– 1986: Mera Kuch Samaan (Ijaazat)
IIFA Awards:
– 2002: “Radha Kaisa Na Jale” (Lagaan)
Honours:
– 2000: Dadasaheb Phalke Award
– 2008: Padma Vibhushan (2008)

Career Statistics

YEARSONGMUSIC DIRECTORMOVIE/ALBUM
1954Ik Bat Kahu Mere Piya Sun LeNaushadAmar
1955Piya Piya Piya Mora Jiya Pukare, Hum Bhi Chalenge Saiya SangO P NayyarBaap Re Baap
1957Maang Ke Saath Tumhara, Chhod Do Aanchal Jamaana Kya KahegaO P Nayyar, Sachin Dev BurmanNaya Daur, Paying Guest
1958Achchha Ji Main Hari, Chalo Maan Jaao Na, Aaiye Meharabaan Baithiye Jaan E Jaan, Dekh Ke Teri Nazar, Bekrar Ho Gaye, Ye Kya Kar Dala TuneSachin Dev Burman, O P NayyarKala Pani, Howrah Bridge
1959Haal Kaisa Hai Janaab Ka, Kya Khayal Hai Aapka, Main Sitaro Ka Tarana, Main Baharo Ka FasanaSachin Dev BurmanChalti Ka Naam Gaadi

Income

SalaryRs. 10-20 lakhs/film song
Total Income$12 million (Approx)

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