New Delhi, Oct. 8 -- Varsha Bhosle, a singer and a columnist committed suicide on Monday by shooting herself at her residence in Mumbai. In 2008, she was admitted to hospital after an overdose of medicines. Varsha who lent her voice for a couple of Hindi and Marathi films also appeared in some concerts with her mother. Apart from singing, Varsha wrote columns for The Sunday Observer, Gentleman magazine, The Times of India and Rediff.
Varsha completed her schooling from Hill Grange High School on Pedder Road, Mumbai, in 1974. She then studied Political Science at Elphinstone College.
In 2008, it was rumoured that Varsha had attempted suicide, but later on it emerged that she was hospitalised after an overdose of medicines. She used to live with her mother in Mumbai.
Published by HT Syndication with permission from Hindustan Times.