Asha Bhosle To Get Akshaya Mohanty Samman !

Playback singer Asha Bhosle to Recieve Akshaya Mohanty Samman

Legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle has been selected for the prestigious Akshaya Mohanty Samman for 2011 in recognition of her outstanding contribution in the field of music.

The award comprising a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh and a special letter of appreciation would be presented at a function here on October 12, the birth anniversary of legendary Oriya singer and musician Akshaya Mohanty.

Announcing this here today, Akashya Mohanty Foundation, which gives away the award, said that earlier recipients of the Samman include Manna Dey, Shri Gulzar & Shri Ilaiya Raaja.

Born on September 8, 1933, Asha Bhosle is one of the best-known and most highly-regarded Hindi playback singers in India. She has done playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies.In addition, she has recorded several private albums and participated in numerous solo concerts in India and abroad. She is the sister of leading playback singer Lata Mangeshkar.and participated in numerous solo concerts in India and abroad.

Apart from Hindi, she has sung in over 18 vernacular and foreign languages.

Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle

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