- Nickname:The Queen of Indipop
- Birthday08 September, 1933
- Fun Trivia:Asha Bhosle was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2008.
- Famous Quote:Where is the time for age to catch up with me? You are as old as you think.
Asha Bhosle was born in a Gomantak Marathi Brahmin family in Sangli, Maharashtra and her father, Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar was a well-known classical singer and stage actor. She got the opportunity to sing in a Marathi film when she was just ten years old in 1943; however, her first movie as a playback singer in Bollywood happened with the song ‘Saawan Aaya’ from the film ‘Chunariya’ in 1948. With a career spanning over six decades, she has sung over 12000 songs in more than 20 Indian and foreign languages till now. Ashaji met Rahul Dev Burman while working as a playback singer and they got married in 1980. The marriage lasted till Rahul’s death in 1994.