Asha Bhosle chosen for 5th edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award 2018
Asha Bhosle, the legendary playback singer, will be awarded with the 5th edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award 2018 for her outstanding contribution to the Hindi film industry. The award will be presented to her on February 16. The previous recipients are Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha and Shah Rukh Khan. The award has been instituted by the TSR Foundation of T. Subbarami Reddy in memory of producer-director Yash Chopra, who died in 2012. Asha Bhosle has officially acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in music history. In her illustrious music career spanning nearly seven decades she has recorded over 11,000 songs in 20 different languages. The Government of India (GoI) has honoured her with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2000) and the Padma Vibhushan (2008).
Topics: Amitabh Bachchan • Asha Bhosle • Dadasaheb Phalke Award • Gujarati people • Indian films • Lata Mangeshkar • Marathi people • Musicians • Punjabi people • Singers • States and union territories of India • Yash Chopra