ASHA BHOSLE :: Aaiye Meherbaan, from the film Howrah Bridge, हावड़ा ब्रिज (1958)

Lyrics : Qamar Jalalabadi,(Q J)
Music Director : O P Nayyar,
Cast : Madhubala, Ashok Kumar K.N. Singh,Helen,Dhumal
Director: Shakti Samanta.

Since she began her career as a ‘playback singer’ for films in 1943, Asha Bhosle has sung for over a thousand Bollywood movies. Her career has spanned over six decades. In addition, she has recorded several private albums and participated in numerous solo concerts in India and abroad.Bhosle is the sister of playback singer Lata Mangeshkar.

Bhosle’s work includes film music, pop, ghazals, bhajans, traditional Indian classical music, folk songs, qawwalis, and Rabindra Sangeets. Apart from Hindi, she has sung in over 20 Indian and foreign languages. In 2006, Asha Bhosle stated that she had sung over 12,000 songs, a figure repeated by several other sources. In 2011, she was officially acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in music history.

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