Asha Bhosle's daughter commits suicide

Varsha Bhosle with her mom Asha Bhosle
Mumbai, Oct 8 (Agencies) Varsha Bhosle, daughter of playback singer Asha Bhosle, committed suicide at their Peddar Road residence here Monday.

Varsha, who was 56 years old, allegedly shot herself with her licensed revolver in her Pedder Road residence.

Police say she died on the spot. No suicide note was found but Varsha Bhosle was believed to be suffering from depression and had been hospitalized a few weeks ago after a suspected overdose of sleeping pills.

Varsha Bhosle's body has been sent to J J Hospital for a post-mortem and a case of accidental death has been registered by the Mumbai police.

The building where the death took place


Varsha Bhosle was a columnist with web portal Rediff. She previously wrote for The Sunday Observer and The Times Of India. She was also a theatre personality, sang playback for some Hindi and Marathi films and performed in concerts with her mother.

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