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  • Asha Bhonsle hailed for promoting Indo-US cultural relations
    source:  Grapevine April 12, 1999
  • Asha Bhonsle thrills music lovers of Chennai CHENNAI, June 22: Over 5,000 pairs of feet were set tapping as rapturous music fans swayed for over three hours to the melodious voice of noted Hindi playback singer Asha Bhonsle at the SAF indoor stadium here on Saturday night. Asha, accompanied by Amit Kumar and Nitin Mukesh, sons of famous late playback singers, at a charity show organised by the Madras Round Table No 10 to mark the 50th year of Indian independence. Most of the 35 songs rendered by Asha at the programme, her first in the country in almost 12 yers, were hits of yesteryear, including the famous `dhum maaro dhum’. 
    source: Copyright © 1997 Indian Express Newspapers (Bombay) Ltd.
  • Asha Bhonsle day in America : April 10TH was declared as the’ Asha Bhonsle ‘day by Democratic congressman Gary L Ackerman in Washington. She was cited as an impeccable cultural ambassador,promoting better Indo-US relations.
    source:The Indian Express Thursday, September 10, 1998
  • Asha Bhonsle, Wadkar sued for flouting copyright laws Shiv Kumar MUMBAI, September 9: Two years after Suresh Wadkar and Asha Bhonsale lent their voices to Daryache Dagar, a collection of Konkani songs, the two singers find themselves sued for violating copyright laws. 
    source: Copyright © 1998 Indian Express Newspapers (Bombay) Ltd.
  • Asha Bhonsle takes London by storm Asha Bhosle, the legendary and an amazing singer was performing in London and I was fortunate to be there to hear her. As Asha Bhosle proudly declared her age to be 68 years, there was an audible gasp from the massive crowd at Wembley Arena in London where she performed on September 16. Ashaji was singing after 12 years in London, so it was understandable why people came from far and near to hear this legendary singer, who has enthralled generations since 1947.
    source: Poonam Dhillon – Picture Perfect –
  • I must say that I have a special bond with Ashaji. I love this dynamic, ever-youthful and extremely loveable lady. I also rate her as probably one of the best cooks in the world. Her fish, prawns, biryani, crabs and mutton are the best I have eaten anywhere and I have eaten in lots of great places.
    source: Poonam Dhillon – Picture Perfect –
  • Asha sang for the movie chinni krishnudu (music by r d burman). the song is jeevitham saptha sagara theeram, sagiponi payanam….( chinni krishnudu is the first movie for r d burman in telugu)
  • Asha on her birthplace – Asha Bhonsle said " I still remember my childhood days in sangli, because of me Lata didi use to bunk the school, I cannot forget sangli as it’s my birth place ".
    source: news archives of
  • Asha Bhonsle’s offer NEW DELHI, Oct 25 (PTI) — Playback singer Asha Bhonsle today expressed desire to render her voice to the poetry of Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee. Asha Bhonsle called on the Prime Minister and offered to sing his poems, BJP MP Vijay Goel said. At the end of the 30-minute meeting, Mr Vajpayee handed over Asha a book of his popular volume "Mere Ekyavan Kavitayen" (my 51 poems) for her to select for singing, Mr Goel said.
    source: The Tribune (

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