Asha Bhosle’s daughter commits suicide


Varsha Bhosle, the daughter of legendary singer Asha Bhosle, has killed herself in Mumbai.

Varsha, who was 56 years old, allegedly shot herself with her licensed revolver in her Pedder Road residence.

Police say she died on the spot. No suicide note was found but Ms Bhosle was believed to be suffering from depression and had been hospitalized a few weeks ago after a suspected overdose of sleeping pills.

Ms Bhosle’s body has been sent for a post-mortem and a case of accidental death has been registered by the Mumbai police.

Varsha Bhosle was a columnist with web portal Rediff. She previously wrote for The Sunday Observer and The Times Of India. She was also a theatre personality, sang playback for some Hindi and Marathi films and performed in concerts with her mother.


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