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Asha Bhosle: Royal Albert Hall, London

Pete Paphides, Times, The, 28 October 2002

POP STARS who complain about their workload might care to ponder the achievements of Asha Bhosle. Since she first stepped into a studio, aged ten, India's undisputed queen of Bollywood song has recorded more than 5,000 songs – a canon which spans the golden age of Indian cinema and, in 1998, inspired Cornershop's chart-topping tribute 'Brimful of Asha'.

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