Asha Bhosle: A Musical Biography


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The definitive saga, at once riveting and revelatory – studded with rare nuggets of information and fascinating anecdotes – that sparklingly brings out the life and times of an internationally acclaimed incredibly versatile singer.

Asha Bhosle – a Guinness world record holder plus recipient of the Padma Vibhushan and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award – has held one and all spellbound for six decades now. Her voice, both fluid and flexible, has infused neo life into a variety of genres – from the melancholy melody to the rollicking rock‐’n’‐roll; from the soulful creation to the vibrant disco; from the romantic rhapsody to the rambunctious folk song; from the dainty ghazal to the boisterous qawwali; and from the pathos‐filled rendition to the naughty‐naughty seductive number.

Here is a long‐awaited career study shedding light on the twists and turns marking the starry‐eyed world of Hindi film music.

Published: 2016
Pages: 332
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Hay House