India’s playback singer Asha Bhosle arriving Wednesday

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Kathmandu: India’s renowned playback singer Asha Bhosle is arriving here on coming Wednesday at the invitation of Sadhana Kala Kendra, Putalisadak.

Bhosle is scheduled to sing around four songs for which musician Ranjit Gazmer will compose music, said Kendra’s founding director Milan Moktan. “Nepal’s 35 artists will accompany Bhosle on the stage. Bhosle’s visit to Nepal will help the promotion of Visit Nepal Year, 2020,” he said.

Bhosle, 80, is slated to visit Nepal’s religious places and tourist destinations like Lumbini, Pokhara and Muktinath. Earlier, India’s noted singers, Anuradha Paudwal, Sanjeevani, Deepa Narayan Jha, Sadhana Sargam and Indrajeet Mijar visited Nepal at the invitation of the Kendra.

Bhosle has sung many Nepali hits like ‘Yo Ho Mero Pran Vanda Pyaro Maitighar’, ‘Ma Pyar Bechidinchhu’, ‘Gairikhetko Shirai Hanyo’, ‘Mohani Lagla Hai’, ‘Jhajhalko Liyera Aayechha Sawan’, ‘Saune Jharima’, ‘Naya Naya Sajauhai Sansara’, ‘Ke Soche Maile Ke Vayo Aahile’, ‘Kina Baddai Chha Dhukdhuki Mutuko’, ‘Pahadko Mathimathi’, ‘Timro Manma Lukeko Kura’ and Tadha Vai Najau Kahilai’ among others.