Born in the Mecca of Marathi Drama movement, Sangli, Maharashtra, India in 1955 , Asha took her initial steps in music under the guidance of Late Shri. Balkrishnabuva Mohite . Along with her live performances in several Marathi Musical stage plays (Sangeet Nataks) , she rendered her first live Indian Classical Music Vocal concert at the tender age of thirteen.
After moving to Mumbai in 1975 after marriage, Asha honed her unique talent and skills under the guidance of the legendary Marathi singer Late Padmashree Manik Verma before continuing her tutelage in Indian Classical Music from Pt. Yashwantbuwa Joshi, a stalwart of Gwalior Gharana.
With exemplary command over a plethora of different forms in Indian music, Asha has won millions of hearts across India and abroad alike. She has consciously adapted to the best flavours of Gwalior, Kirana and Agra Gharanas, under the guidance of several music maestros such as Pandit Yashwantbuva Joshi, Pandit Shankar Abhyankar, Pandita Padmavati S