10 UNFORGETTABLE Asha Bhosle songs

Asha Bhosle, who turns 85 on September 8, has sung some of the finest Hindi film songs in her long and amazing  career.

 This lilting Shankar-Jaikishen creation drew attention to Asha's poise.

Mud Mud Ke Na Dekh, Shree 420 (1955)

it's amazing just how many generations have grown up enjoying her mellifluous narration.

Chanda Mama Door Ke, Vachan (1955)

There's such ada in her infectious *Aah* Chhod Do, it's impossible to let go.

Chhod Do Aanchal, Paying Guest (1957)

Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle taking turns to alternately amuse with the smash, breathless gibberish jabber, Eena Meena Deeka.

Eena Meena Deeka, Aasha (1957)

Few singers can compliment the quirk of Kishore Kumar like Asha.

Haal Kaisa Jai Janaab Ka, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958)

Asha Bhosle's exquisite rendition impacts the soul of her listeners in equal measure.

Ek Pardesi Mera Dil Le Gaya, Phagun (1958)

O P Nayyar and Asha collaborated on countless chartbusters.

Aaiye Meherban, Howrah Bridge (1958)

The gorgeous ballets orchestrated to C Ramchandra's soundtrack rides high on Asha's signature verve.

Arre Ja Re Hat Natkhat, Navrang (1959)

Asha smilingly declines, 'Nahi, Nahi, Nahi' in the remarkable romance of Jaidev's melody.

Abhi Na Jao Chod Kar, Hum Dono (1962)