Daughter of veteran Singer, Asha Bhosle, Varsha Bhosle committed suicide at her mother’s house Prabhu Kunj, at Peddar Road, in South Mumbai this afternoon. She had suicidal tendencies as in the past she had attempted suicide twice, once even hospitalized for gulping down sleeping pills. She was in great depression. Today she shot herself with her licensed revolver belonging to Mangeshkar family and ended her life.Police confirmed the death as suicide.
Varsha Bhosle, 56, was born in the year 1956.She did her schooling from Hill Grange High School, Pedder Road. She tried her hand at singing and sang for Marathi and Hindi Films. She also accompanied her mother for various concerts. She then became a Journalist. She was a columnist at Rediff.com (1997-2003), also wrote for The Sunday Observer (1994-1998) and also for The Times of India and Gentleman Magazine (1993). She also penned down for Rakshak – The Protector which is a police magazine.
She had been married to sports Journalist Hemant Kenkre and was divorced in 1998.Since then she had been living with her mother at their Pedder Road residence.
As soon as the news of her demise came in, Asha Bhosle rushed back to Mumbai from Singapore. The news of her death came as a shock to everyone.