Asha Bhosle returns to TV

By Hindustan Times

The unchallenged voice of a zillion hit item songs of 1960s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, Asha Bhosle, at 79, returns to TV. The singer will be the Indian member of the jury on Sahara One’s upcoming music reality show Sur-kshetra that pits Indian singers against Pakistanis. Composer-singer-actor Himesh Reshammiya and pop singer Atif Aslam will be heading the respective teams of six singers picked out of auditions conducted in six cities across India and Pakistan.

On last check, Asha, accompanied by her son Anand Bhosle, had reached Dubai to report on the sets along with the show’s mentors and producer Gajendra Singh. The National Award winning singer’s decision to take up the reality show comes days after she won the Life Time Achievement Award at the Colors Screen Awards.

“I will be going off to Dubai to shoot,” she had said, when asked what her plans for the first couple of mon