Veteran singer Asha Bhosle, currently in New York for a performance, has thanked well-wishers for their greetings on her 82nd birthday.
"Thank you to all my well wishers for birthday greetings... Just arrived in NYC. Thank you once again for your love and kind wishes. Looking forward to performing in New Jersey on 13 September," the singer tweeted.
Just arrived in NYC. Thank you once again for your love & kind wishes. Looking forward to performing in New Jersey on 13 September
— ashabhosle (@ashabhosle) September 8, 2015
Bhosle, who has been singing for past six decades, also thanked her elder sister Lata Mangeshkar for her "invaluable" guidance.
Didi's ashirvad is always with me but this time it's special since I'm far away on tour in USA & her support & guidance is invaluable
— ashabhosle (@ashabhosle) September 7, 2015
The singer, who began her playback singing career in the shadow of Mangeshkar in the late forties, has collaborated with music directors such as OP Nayyar, Sachin Dev Burman, RD Burman, Khayyam and Bappi Lahiri.
She gave Hindi cinema some of its most memorable songs including 'Jhumka Gira Re', 'Raat Akeli Hain', 'Aaja Aaja', 'Dum Maro Dum', 'Dil Cheez Kya Hain', among others.
The singer has also worked with younger music directors like AR Rahman and Anu Malik in the nineties for films like Baazigar, Rangeela, and Taal.
Celebrities like former Australian cricketer Brett Lee, Raveena Tandon, and Mika Singh also took to Twitter to wish the legendary singer.
A big happy birthday to the lovely @ashabhosle
I hope you have a wonderful birthday 🍰
— Brett Lee (@BrettLee_58) September 8, 2015
Wishing @ashabhosle whom I've idolised grown up with her songs,a very happy birthday! May she continue to enchant/enthrall us forever 1/1
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) September 8, 2015
Happy birthday to the living legend @ashabhosle ji.. God bless you..
— King Mika Singh (@MikaSingh) September 7, 2015
Here is a playlist of some popular songs from the iconic singer:
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