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On her 82nd bday Asha Bhonsle gets memorable gift from her Didi

10 special things about Asha Tai (Asha Bhonsle) today on her 82nd day:
*Ashaji’s Didi, her elder sister Lataji today gifted her a picture post on Twitter! It is a collage of pictures starting with the duo’s childhood and the 2 sisters together in different phases of life. The post also carries blessing for Ashaji, ”Namaskar. Aaj meri choti behen Asha Bhosle ka Janamdin hai. Main usko shubh aashirwad deti hun. Ishwar usko hamesha khush rakhe (Today is my younger sister Asha Bhonsle’s birthday. I give my blessings to her. May God always keep her happy),” she wrote.
*She started singing at the age of 10.
*Asha Bhonsle started her career as a singer who could act also.
*Asha Tai is very good at mimicy and can mimick Lata Mangeshkar, Geeta Dutt and Ghulam Ali very well.
*At the time when Ashaji career was going on its low and she was getting the songs rejected by ace singers, Raj Kapoor offered her ‘Nanhe Munne Bachche Teri Mutthi Mein Kya Hai’ and B.R Chopra gave her “Ude jab jab zulfein teri” and after that she was skimming higher.
*Ashaji is a great cook, had she not been a singer she would have loved to become a chef ! Asha Tai’s paya curry, Goan fish curry and dal are quite popular with the Bollywood Kapoor family and she also has a chain of restaurant called Asha’s, in Dubai and Kuwait.
*The b’day girl was the first Indian to get nominated for Grammy Award.
*Ashaji never takes anything cold or sour. She told ‘The Telegraph’ in her interview, “I have no relation with the fridge.”
*Still every morning she does her riyaaz from 1-2 hrs.
* Asha Bhonsle loves comedy , she lives in a flat not a bungalow and she always likes to carry herself perfectly- presentable always with a smile!