Asha Bhosle to get Maharashtra Bhushan award in Nagpur this month

Times of India | 1 month ago | 08-12-2022 | 04:28 am

Asha Bhosle to get Maharashtra Bhushan award in Nagpur this month

Nagpur: Legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle will be conferred with Maharashtra Bhushan award in the city, said state cultural affairs minister Sudhir Mungantiwar while speaking to the media on Wednesday. The government has finalized Yashwant Stadium in Dhantoli as the venue while the function is likely to be held on December 21 or 22. The Maharashtra Bhushan Selection Committee chaired by former chief minister Uddhav Thackeray had unanimously selected Bhosle for the prestigious award. “The committee members want all the ministers, MLAs and MLCs to be part of the function. They demanded that the event should be held during the winter session in Nagpur, where all these elected representatives would remain present. Our only concern was consent by Bhosle. After she agreed to come to the city to receive the award, we decided to hold the event here,” Mungantiwar said.Starting her career in 1943, Bhosle was also mentioned by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in history. The younger sibling of late Lata Mangeshkar has already received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2008.

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