Veteran Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle has added yet another feather to her cap by earning an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Salford. She was awarded in Greater Manchester, England. Exclaiming with joy, the singer took to social media to share the happy news. Posting a picture donning a full graduation gear, she wrote, “Receiving the Doctorate from the University Of Salford,”. Take a look at the pictures below-
Receiving the Doctorate from the University Of Salford pic.twitter.com/krXLPx1wIz— ashabhosle (@ashabhosle) October 7, 2019
Getting ready to receive my doctorate today from the University of Salford pic.twitter.com/xoHkZzHtUt— ashabhosle (@ashabhosle) October 7, 2019
Bhosle fondly called Asha Tai is best known for playback singing in the Hindi cinema. Bhosle was born on September 8, 1933, in a small town of Goar in Sangli, now in Maharashtra. The legendary singer's career started in 1943 and has spanned over six decades. She has done playback singing for several Bollywood movies. In addition, she has recorded several private albums and songs. Bhosle has also participated in numerous solo concerts in India and abroad.
In 2011, she was acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in the music history.
She is one of the leading singers of Bollywood for over six decades now. The singer has provided playback for some of the hit songs like 'Parde Mein Rehne Do', 'Piya Tu Ab To Aaja', 'Dum Maro Dum', among many others. Bhosle was given the highest civilian award in India including the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2008.
(With inputs from agencies)
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