Tue. Jun 22nd, 2021
Asha Bhosle on Pandit Jasraj: I have lost a big brother

Mumbai: Legendary singer Asha Bhosle is saddened by the demise of the enduring Indian classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj, who handed away on the age of 90 within the US on Monday.

“I’m deeply saddened by the unlucky demise of Pandit Jasraj ji. I’ve misplaced somebody who was extraordinarily keen on me, I’ve misplaced a giant brother. Sangeet ka sooraj doob gaya (the solar of music has set). He was a vocalist par excellence and I knew him for therefore lengthy, from even earlier than his marriage to V Shantaram’s daughter. He used to reward me so much and he at all times used to say, ‘foremost tujhe gaana sikhaunga (I’ll educate you the right way to sing)’,” recalled Bhosle.

She added: “Again within the day, once I had visited his classical college within the US, the place he used to show music to so many aspiring skills, I keep in mind how I had needed to enrol myself into his college.”

Bhosle additionally recalled an fascinating anecdote from the US journey when she met Pandit Jasraj. “On that very same journey, we went out for dinner, and Jasraj ji, who was a staunch vegetarian, saved requesting me to show vegetarian for well being causes. I’ll at all times keep in mind his childlike demeanor,” she stated.

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