Celebrate Asha Bhosle's birthday with music!
Asha Bhosle has sung for a wide range of actresses -- from Madhubala to Mallika Sherawat. Her songs include evergreen classics and popular chartbusters through the years.
The singing legend turns 76 today, September 8. We celebrate the veteran with some of her songs. Click through this slide show, and listen to the songs as well!
Mehbooba from Aap Kaa Surroor
R D Burman's famous Sholay song, Mehbooba, was remixed for Himesh Reshammiya's acting debut, Aap Kaa Surroor. Sung by Himesh and Asha, the song was picturised on the singer-actor and Mallika Sherawat.
Asha sang the number as a tribute to Panchamda.
Image: A scene from the film Aap Kaa Surroor
Lucky lips from Lucky - No Time for Love
The song was picturised on Salman Khan and Sneha Ullal. It showed a teenage school girl, wanting to explore the world and womanhood.
Image: A scene from Lucky
Khallas from Company
This song gave Eesha Koppikar a big break and recognition in the industry. Eesha is one of the many, many actresses whose careers started rocking because of Asha Bhosle's electrifying rendition.
Image: A scene from Company
Yaara Dilbar Dildaara from Sultanat
Yaara Dilbar Dildaara song is picturised on Sridevi, where she tries to seduce Sunny Deol into falling in love with her. The music was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji.
Image: A scene from Sultanat
Bhaaga Bhaaga from Jhooti
Bhaaga Bhaaga is picturised on Rekha, who plays a compulsive liar in the film, Jhooti. The film was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and also starred Raj Babbar and Amol Palekar.
Image: A scene from Jhooti
Aai Aai Yo from Guru
The song Aai Aai Yo in Guru was picturised on Sridevi and Mithun Chakraborty. The song shows how marriage can get troublesome after a while.
Image: A scence from Guru
Kya Hoon Main Too Jaane Na from Sultanat
Mukul Anand's Sultanat was a multi-starrer with Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Sridevi and Karan Kapoor. The film saw Juhi Chawla make her debut.
Image: A scence from Sultanat
Meri Jaan Pyar Karo from Daata
This song is picturised on Padmini Kolhapure. It shows the actress dancing in a kota where a dacoit (played by Mithun Chakraborty) comes in to attack the villain Ranjeet.
Image: A scene from Daata
Nasha Hi Nasha Hai from Aakhri Sanghrush
Aakhri Sanghrush starred Vijendra Ghatge, Sarika, Kaajal Kiran and Mukesh Khanna. The film's music was composed by Asha Bhosle's eldest son, Hemant Bhosle.
Image: A scene from Aakhri Sanghrush