Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's chief Raj Thackeray and his wife Sharmila Thackeray were a part of an event in Mumbai that celebrated legendary Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle's birthday. The event was held at Dinanath Mangeshkar Hall in Vile Parle and it was organised by Mandar Karnik. All pictures/Rane Ashish
In an interview, Asha Bhosle had said that she considers every day as her birthday. "Every day when I get up is a birthday for me. Nobody knows about the future. Therefore, I try to spend each day differently, keep myself well, do good and that's how I spend my birthday. Every day is a birthday for me."
Once in an interview, Asha Bhosle had said "When I was a child my mother used to feed me sweets made by her on my birthday. After that Pancham (RD Burman) used to give me unique gifts. I love to cook so sometimes he gifted something related to my cooking."
Asha Bhosle celebrates her birthday on September 8. Asha Bhosle's career started in 1943 and she has done playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies over six decades. In addition, Asha Bhosle has recorded several private albums and participated in solo concerts in India and abroad
In February 2018, Asha Bhosle was conferred the coveted "5th Yash Chopra Memorial National Award". The award carrying a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh and a gold bracelet -- has been instituted by philanthropist and MP T. Subbarami Reddy, in association with Anu Ranjan, President of Indian Television Academy, and Shashi Ranjan, Chairman and Managing Director, ITA School of Performing Arts
Asha Bhosle has also been awarded the prestigious honour by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in music history. In addition, she was also honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2000, and the Padma Vibhushan in 2008.
In picture: Dandiya Queen Falguni Pathak greets Asha Bhosle, Raj Thackeray, Ashish Shelar and other dignitaries present. Falguni Pathak even touched the senior singer's feet
Raj Thackeray and Ashish Shelar share a joke at an event in Mumbai that celebrated legendary Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle's birthday
Raj Thackeray, Ashish Shelar and Sonali Karnik at an event in Mumbai that celebrated legendary Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle's birthday
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray with wife Sharmila Thackeray, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mumbai President Ashish Shelar were present for the birthday celebration of Bollywood's legendary singer Asha Bhonsale. We have pictures. All pictures/Rane Ashish
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