Legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for her years of dedication to Indian cinema at the forthcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).
Ashaji career started in 1943 and has spanned over six decades. She has done playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies.Her work includes film music, pop, ghazals, bhajans, traditional Indian classical music, folk songs, qawwalis, and Rabindra Sangeets. Apart from Hindi, she has sung in over 20 Indian and foreign languages.
The Government of India honoured her with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and the Padma Vibhushan.