Date: 14th March 2016
Venue: Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
The legendary Playback Singer of Hindi Cinema and the sister of the Great Lata Mangeshkar – Asha Bhosle returns one last time to Australian shores for a performance, that has no parallels . Asha Bhosle’s career as a playback singer began in 1943 – that is a career of more than six decades.
She the world’s most recoded artist ever and she is returning to the Sydney Opera House nine years after her last tour. She has featured among CNN’S top 20 Music icons.
This performance is part of the contemporary music program presented by Sydney Opera House, which includes Disclosure, Father John Misty, Four Tet (LIVE), Kurt Vile, José González, Hot Chip, Beach House, Sleater-Kinney and the annual Vivid LIVE festival, which has featured Morrissey, Sufjan Stevens, Bill Callahan, TV on the Radio and more.
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Date: 17th March 2016
Venue: Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall, Melbourne, VIC Thu 17/03/16
Time: 08:00 PM
Premium: $149 |A-Reserve: $130| B-Reserve: $99
Premium: $119| A-Reserve: $95| B-Reserve: $79
Brief Info about Asha Bhosle
Date of Birth – 8th September 1933
♥Career spanning 60 years.
♥Done Playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies
♥She had sung nearly 13000 songs during a career spanning 60 years.
♥she was officially acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in music history
♥Recipient of Padma Vibhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
♥Acted in the film Mai in 2013 and received critical acclaim for her performance.
♥Won seven Filmfare Best Female Playback Awards of 18 nominations
♥Filmfare life time achievement award 2001.
♥National Film award for Best Female Playback Singer in 1981 and 1986
♥IIFA Award – Best female playback – 2002
♥Lata Mangeshkar award by Madhya Pradesh Governement 1989
♥Lata Mangeshkar Award by Maharashtra Government 1999
♥BBC Lifetime achievement award -2001
♥Living Legend award by Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry – 2001
♥First Indian singer to be nominated for Grammy Award -1997
♥Received 17 Maharashtra state awards
Asha Bhosle’s Personal Life
Asha Bhosle lives in South Mumbai. Her sisters Lata and Usha Mangeshkar are playback singers. Her other, sister Meena Mangeshkar and brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar are music directors.
Asha eloped with 31-year-old Ganpatro Bhosle at the age of 16, in 1949. They divorced in 1960. She had three children from the marriage.
Asha married Dev Burman in 1980.
Asha is a good cook too. if her singing career had not taken off, she said “I would have become a cook. I’d have cooked in four houses and made money.” Asha is a successful restaurateur and runs restaurants in Dubai and Kuwait, called Asha’s.
Rare Photos of Asha Bhosle
Asha Bhosle with Parents
Asha Bhosle with Children
Asha Bhosle with O.P.Nayyar
Asha Bhosle Kishore Kumar