*Asha Bhosle,* born on 8 September 1933, is an Indian playback 🎤singer. She is best known for her playback singing in Hindi cinema, although she has a wider repertoire. She has done playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies. In addition, she has recorded several private albums and participated in numerous solo concerts in India and abroad. In 2006, Asha Bhosle stated that she had sung over 12,000 songs, a figure repeated by several other sources. In 2011, she was officially acknowledged by the _Guinness Book of World Records_ as the most recorded artist in music history. The Government of India honoured her with the _Dadasaheb Phalke Award_ in 2000 and the _Padma Vibhushan_ in 2008.