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By Neha Yadav
Published Sep 08, 2022

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10 Things To Know About Asha Bhosle

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Asha Bhosle is one of India's most versatile artists. The legendary artist turns 89 years old this day

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 Here are 10 things to know about Asha Bhosle

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Bhosle was born on September 8, 1933 in Maharashtra

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She was conferred with an honorary doctorate at the age of 87 by the University of Salford in Greater Manchester, England

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She lent her voice for a range of ghazals for the Bollywood film Umrao Jaan in 1981

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Musical legends Gulzar, RD Burman collaborated with Asha Bhosle on an album titled Dil Padosi Hai in 1987

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An American string quartet, Kronos Quartet discovered her creative energy and roped her in to re-record songs for them

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She completed over three songs for the string quartet in a day with utmost enthusiasm and the album was nominated for the Grammy Awards in 2006

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The prolific singer was the first Indian singer to be nominated for a Grammy for the compilation legacy

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Besides being a musical stalwart, Asha Bhosle is also known for her culinary expertise and hospitality

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Her love for food prompted her to start restaurants in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, Qatar, Birmingham and Manchester

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In 2011, the Guinness Book of World Records officially acknowledged the singer as the most recorded artist in the history of music

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She was awarded with a certificate for recording up to 11,000 solo, duet, and chorus-backed songs in over 20 languages since 1947

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Bhosle turned music composer for an original album titled Aap Ki Asha in 2002

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