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Asha Bhosle To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At DIFF

Asha Bhosle To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At DIFF
Legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle.
December 09
10:31 2014

Legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for her decades of dedication to Indian cinema at the forthcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).

The octogenarian singer is known for her incredible range and versatility, having recorded every style of music from film to folk songs, Indian classical music to pop songs, as well as ghazals and bhajans.

The veteran singer is glad about the honour.

“I am delighted to have been nominated to receive this Lifetime Achievement Award from DIFF in Dubai – a place with long historic ties to my country. I look forward to visiting this special film festival, which has done so much work to promote the art worldwide,” she said in a statement released on the official site of the film festival.

DIFF chairman Abdulhamid Juma also had good words to share about Asha.

“Asha Bhosle is a stalwart of the Indian music scene, and we are proud to be honouring her with this DIFF Lifetime Achievement Award. Her work has touched almost every corner of the world: we look forward to welcoming such a legend to Dubai and DIFF,” said Juma.

The film festival will start tomorrow and will go on till December 17.

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