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40 Iconic Songs To Remind Us Octogenarian Asha Bhosle's Voice Is Amaranthine

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NEW DELHI, INDIA - JULY 14: Playback singer Asha Bhonsle at a function organised by young FICCI Ladies Organisation at Lalit Hotel on July 14, 2014 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Subrata Biswas/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

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.

Bhosle, who has been singing for past six decades, also thanked her elder sister Lata Mangeshkar for her "invaluable" guidance.

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.

Here is a playlist of some popular songs from the iconic singer:

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