Sachin Tendulkar's special wishes for Asha Bhosle

Updated: Sep 09, 2019, 11:38 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

The legendary singer is one of the leading singers of Bollywood for over six decades now and has provided playback for some of the hit songs like 'Parde Mein Rehne Do', 'Piya Tu Ab To Aaja', 'Dum Maro Dum' among many others

Sachin Tendulkar and Asha Bhosle
Sachin Tendulkar and Asha Bhosle

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to wish playback singer Asha Bhosle on her 86th birthday yesterday with a throwback picture of them together and captioned it, "Tum jiyo hazaaron saal, saal ke din hon pachaas hazaar! Happy Birthday Asha Bhosle Tai. Thank you for your lovely and evergreen voice."

Bhosle who is fondly called Asha Tai was born on September 8, 1933, in a small town of Goar in Sangli, Maharashtra. The versatile singer's career started in 1943 and has spanned over six decades with playback singing for several Bollywood movies.

Bhosle has recorded several private albums and songs in addition to Bollywood songs and also participated in numerous solo concerts in India and abroad. In 2011, Bhosle was acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in the music history.

The legendary singer is one of the leading singers of Bollywood for over six decades now and has provided playback for some of the hit songs. Bhosle was awarded Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2008.

Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from ANI

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    Aye, Aye captain: After being conferred with the Indian Air Force's honorary rank of Group Captain in 2010. Pic/MiD DAY Archives

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    Sound knowledge: Trying his hand at the piano during a promotional event in Mumbai. Pic/MiD DAY Archives

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    Just married: With Anjali on their wedding day in May 1995. Pic/MiD DAY Archives

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    Off day: The Gangulys and Tendulkars at a club on the outskirts of Karachi during the 2004 India-Pakistan series. Pic/Suresh KK

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    Two Harmonious: Tendulkar (left) plays the tabla while his Mumbai teammate Sanjay Manjrekar tries his hand at the harmonium in a team hotel. The Mumbai players were on the same tour of Pakistan in 1989-90.

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    The ultimate driver: During the launch of an international standard karting track in Marol. Pic/Rane Ashish

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    My treasures: Sachin Tendulkar with his family -- wife Anjali (left), son Arjun and daughter Sara after returning from the historic tour of Pakistan in 2004 when India won the Test and one-day series. Pic/MiD DAY Archives

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    Star with a heart: Devoted fan Mary Serrao, then 86, longed to meet Sachin Tendulkar, who had just turned 36, in 2009. A month later, she got her chance at Mehboob Studio, Bandra, Mumbai, when he was shooting a commercial there. PIC/PRADEEP DHIVAR

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    Fluent enough: Playing the flute. pic courtesy: Suman Chattopadhyay/ Aajkaal & Sangbad Pratidin

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    Tiger on the prowl: Playing a game of golf during his visit to Ahmedabad recently. Pic/Nirav Trivedi

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    Serving it right: Preparing to serve in Colombo. Pic/MiD DAY Archives

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    Right on cue: Trying his hand at snooker. Pic/MiD DAY Archives

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    Oh baby! With Anjali and daughter Sara in a restaurant. Pic/MiD DAY Archives

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    The blaster and the boy: Sachin Tendulkar at the nets with his son Arjun at MIG Club, Bandra, Mumbai, in 2012. Pic/Satyajit Desai

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    Making a splash: Sachin Tendulkar is as much at ease striking a pose, as he is notching up centuries

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    Sharing smiles: Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar exchange a light moment at the Cricket Club of India, Mumbai, during the release of the book Cricket at Fever Pitch, in 2006

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    In character: Actor Amitabh Bachchan with Sachin Tendulkar during a function in Bandra, Mumbai, in 2009. PIC/Atul Kamble

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    The master and the musician: Sachin Tendulkar with Dire Straits co-founder Mark Knopfler, when the latter visited Mumbai in 2005

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    Homage to his guru: Sachin Tendulkar giving a floral tribute to Ramakant Achrekar at a felicitation function organised by Mumbai Cricket Association at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, in 2001

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