News|October 8, 2012 2:27 pm

Asha Bhosle’s daughter commits Suicide!

Asha Bhosle’s daughter, Varsha Bhosle has committed suicide by shooting herself. Varsha was a political columnist and journalist based in Mumbai.

Varsha Bhosle was in her mid-50s and according to reports had allegedly attempted suicide once four years ago. She was admitted to Mumbai’s Jaslok hospital after a drug overdose in 2008. She stayed by herself in the same locality as her mother.

The daughter of one of the most successful singers, Varsha has herself sung playback for some Hindi and Marathi movies. Asha Bhosle is currently in Singapore to attend MIFTA awards (Marathi Culture awards).

By profession, she was a journalist, having worked as a columnist for The Sunday Observer between 1994 and 1998 and at Rediff between 1997 and 2003.

She reportedly shot herself at the singer’s residence ‘Prabhu Kunj’ in Peddar Road. Varsha was divorced from freelance sports writer Hemant Kenkre.