, a known playback singer of many Hindi films, has been avowed as the Greatest Bollywood Playback Artist of all times by the Eastern Eye newspaper in London.
Asha defeats her sister,
, in this one of a kind list that acquire the account factors such as honors, number of songs, international impact, talents and popularity among the other professionals in the music industry.
Asha was surprised to be on the top list and she stated, “I thought being called the greatest was the prerogative of boxer "Muhammad Ali". I thank Eastern Eye and everyone for tolerating me all these years.”
Lata Mangeshkar came 2nd in the list of brilliant singers, while "
came 3rd and 4th respectively.
Mukesh Chand Mathur
were also featured in the top 20.
, Eastern Eye Entertainment Editor who made the list, “Asha was a deserved choice to top the list. Apart from being the most prolific singer the world has ever known, Asha’s versatility has given her the widest body of work”.