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Varsha Bhosle, daughter of Asha Bhosle, commits suicide

Varsha Bhosle, daughter of veteran Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle, today committed suicide by shooting herself with a revolver at her home in south Mumbai, police said.

Varsha, a singer and columnist, who was in her mid 50s, had attempted suicide earlier on at least two occasions, they said.

She was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was declared dead, they said.

The body would be taken to J J Hospital for post mortem, the sources said.

Varsha had worked as a playback singer in some Hindi and Marathi movies and appeared in concerts with her mother. She also used to write columns for web portals and magazines.

Varsha, who was married to a sports writer, was a divorcee.The Bhosle family had kept mum on the reason behind the suicide attempt then. But it is being believed that a private problem had been troubling Varsha for long.

Asha, who was attending a function in Singapore is reportedly on her way back to India.

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