Legendary singer Asha Bhosle will be honored with the prestigious Maharashtra Bhushan Award for the year 2020. Explain that the announcement was made after the meeting of the selection committee of Maharashtra Bhushan Award chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Cultural Affairs Minister Amit Vilasrao Deshmukh, Minister of State Rajendra Patil-Yadravkar and other top officials attended the meeting. Soon after the announcement, Thackeray, Pawar and others congratulated the 87-year-old Bhosle. He will be honored at a ceremony to be held later.
Asha Bhosle shared happiness by tweeting
After making this announcement, the 87-year-old singer shared her happiness with her fans on being selected for the honor, via a tweet on Thursday evening. Sharing a picture of him folding his hand, he wrote in a tweet, “My heartfelt gratitude the people of Maharashtra have decided to give me the state’s biggest award Maharashtra Bhushan Award. Jai Hind Jai Maharashtra.”
Elder sister Lata Mangeshkar also congratulated
Asha Bhosle’s elder sister Lata Mangeshkar also expressed happiness on the occasion. Lata Mangeshkar wrote in a tweet, “Namaskar, my sister Asha Bhosle has been announced to be given the honorable Maharashtra Bhushan Award for 2020. For this, I heartily congratulate Asha and bless her. ”
Maharashtra Bhushan Award started in 1996
Please tell that the Maharashtra Bhushan Award was started in 1996. The late writer Purushottam Laxman Deshpande was awarded this honor for the first time. After this, Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar was awarded the Maharashtra Bhushan Award in 1997.
Asha Bhosle has been awarded several awards
Let us know that Asha Bhosle has been singing since the age of 10 years. She has sung more than 16 thousand songs in 20 languages. His name is also recorded in the Guinness Book of Records for most studio recordings. She is the first Indian singer to be nominated for a Grammy Award. Asha Bhosle has also been awarded the National Film Award twice. In 1981, he was given the award for the film Umrao Jaan’s song Dil Cheesi Hai and in 1986, for the song Mera Kuch Baagon from the film Injat. Asha Bhosle was also awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in the year 2000. In 2005, he was given the Padma Vibhushan. Asha Bhosle has also been awarded the Filmfare Award 7 times.