How Asha Bhonsle agreed to marry RD Burman!
Asha Bhosle’s name is etched in our hearts and minds because of her beautiful voice, which many of us heard as children. The singer was wed to musician RD Burman and is best known for her superhit songs like Uden Jab Jab Zulfein Teri, Aaja Aaja, O Haseena Zulfonwali, O Mere Sona Re, Piya Tu Ab To Aaja, and others. But do you know how their romance got started?
The Padma Vibhushan recipient opened up about her decision to marry him in 1993. She talked about her sister, the late Lata Mangeshkar’s response to their connection, and other things throughout the conversation.
Asha Bhosle opened up about the beginning of her and RD Burman’s relationship in a 1993 interview with The Quint. In response to the query, the renowned vocalist replied, “Yeh mere peechhe pade thhe, Asha tumhara sur bahut achha hai, main tumhari awaaz par fida hoon. Finally, kya karti? Ok, kar diya (He was after me, Asha you have a very good tune, I’m smitten by your voice. Finally what could I do? I said okay)”.
Asha Bhosle is an Indian playback singer who primarily performs in Indian cinema. She is also a businesswoman, occasional actress, and television personality. She is renowned for her versatility and has been called one of the most important and popular vocalists in Hindi cinema by the media.
Her late husband, Rahul Dev Burman was a music director from India. Burman wrote the music for 331 movies between the 1960s and the 1990s. Burman collaborated extensively with his wife, Asha Bhosle, and Kishore Kumar and produced many of the tunes that made these musicians famous.
Asha Bhosle mentioned her friendship with RD Burman to her sister Lata Mangeshkar and other family members at the same conversation. The vocalist of Uden Jab Jab Zulfein Teri stated, ““Didi ne aaj tak iss baare mein kabhi kuch nahin bola, na mujh se, na Pancham se (She has not spoken about the situation in the past, not to Pancham or me)”. If you don’t already know, Rahul Dev (RD) Burman is affectionately referred to as Pancham by his fans and followers. His fan base is extensive even today and his songs and melodies are widely celebrated even by today’s youth.
Burman and Asha got married in 1960; it was their second union. Pancham Da was married to Rita Patel, whom he divorced in 1971, while Asha was previously married to Ganpatrao Bhosle, who died in 1966.
In 1980, Asha Bhosle and RD Burman became husband and wife after exchanging vows. Rita Patel and RD Burman were married for the first time in 1966. But in 1971, they got divorced. After thereafter, in 1980, he and Asha got married.
Asha Bhosle and RD Burman collaborated on a number of songs during the course of their multi decade career, several of which went on to become hits. Additionally, they gave live performances. Some of their collaborations include the sensual Duniya Mein, the passionate Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne, the rebellious Dum Maro Dum, and many others.