The rockstar of Indian music, an epitome of contemporary Indian music, and one of the inseparable Mangeshkar sisters, Asha Bhosle turned 87th today! This graceful personality, whose vice rocked 7 decades in Indian music only ages backward. Her hits in Hindi hits In Ankhon Ki Masti Ke, Dil Cheez Kya Hai, Jara Sa Jhoom Lu Mai, etc are timeless. The singer being a Maharashtrian has also delighted Marathi fans with many hit songs. We give you the pick of her top 5:
Yeu Kashi Priya:
This romantic number in the sensuous voice of Asha Bhosle is a famous hit of all times. The song still tops all Marathi charts when it comes to romantic numbers.
Sharad Sunder Chanderi Raati:
This song is also from Asha Bhosle’s album. This song has been the personal favorite of Marathi women of every generation. To date the song is remembered as one of the most iconic Marathi songs.
Kavi Gaurav Shantaram Nandgaokar’s song took a form of a super hit musical track when Asha didi gave her melodious voice to the super-romantic Marathi song! It nearly topped all charts during its time back in the early ’80s!
Jambhul Piklya Jhada Khali:
Smita Patil’s most remembered character from Jait Re Jait is so synonymous with this song that one cannot picture these lyrics without Smita and Smita without Asha Didi’s sweet voice.
This song from Maratha Tituka Melvava is a hit Lavani that graces the stage even today in almost every Marathi event or function. This iconic Lavani was sung by Asha Didi! Many remixes happened on this song, but none like Asha didi’s original!
The evergreen Bhosle has been singing playback in Hindi and Marathi films for nearly seven decades, a feat that has earned her an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records for recording over 11,000 songs in 20 different languages.
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