Daughter of veteran Singer, Asha Bhosle, Varsha Bhosle committed suicide at her mother’s house Prabhu Kunj, at Peddar Road, in South Mumbai on 8th October 2012.
According to Indian media, she had suicidal tendencies as in the past she attempted suicide twice, once even hospitalized for gulping down sleeping pills. She was battling depression and shot herself with her licensed revolver belonging to Mangeshkar family and ended her life.
Mumbai Police confirmed the death as suicide.
Varsha Bhosle, 56, was born in the year 1956.She did her schooling from Hill Grange High School and tried her hand at singing 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 married 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.