Zanai Bhosle is an Indian singer, musician, and entrepreneur who is popularly known for being the granddaughter of Indian vocalist Asha Bhosle.
Zanai Bhosle was born on Wednesday, 16 January 2002 (age 20 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai, India. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. In 2020, Zanai Bhosle completed her school education at Institut Le Rosey, a boarding school in Rolle, Switzerland.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
The veteran Indian singer Asha Bhosle is her grandmother.
Her father’s name is Anand Bhosle, and her mother’s name is Anuja Bhosle.
Zanai Bhosle has a brother named Ranjai Bhosle.
Husband & Children
She is not married.
In 2017, Zanai Bhosle started working with India’s first transgender band titled ‘6 Pack,’ which was sponsored by Yash Raj Films. This band mainly uses hands, feet, boxes, buckets, bottles, tea packs, cups, spoons, and whistles as musical instruments. Zanai Bhosle’s first song that she recorded with this band is ‘Hil Pori Hila,’ which was earlier sung by Usha Mangeshkar in 1973. The video of this song featured 25 deprived children of Mumbai’s Salaam Bombay Foundation. Once, in an interview with a media house, Zanai Bhosle stated that each human community must be given an equal opportunity to outshine. She stated,
They (transgenders) are ill treated in the society. I hope my song makes a difference in the way transgenders are treated in our society. I feel everyone should be treated equally…after all we are human being.”
- Zanai Bhosle follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- Zanai Bhosle is often spotted enjoying alcohol at various parties and events.
- Zanai Bhosle is an avid animal lover. She often posts pictures of her pet dog on social media.
- Asha Bhosle has given many memorable live shows and concerts along with her granddaughter Zanai Bhosle.
- Zanai Bhosle is an active social media user. More than 32k people follow her on Instagram, and more than 54k people follow her on Twitter.
- Zanai Bhosle is a fitness fanatic. She does physical exercise regularly to keep her body fit and strong. Zanai Bhosle is trained in mixed martial arts.
- Zanai Bhosle is a trained classical Indian dancer, who was invited to perform a dance show in Birmingham, England in 2016.
- Apart from singing, Zanai Bhosle is also interested in being an entrepreneur. Zanai Bhosle established her own venture in collaboration with Apple company and opened a reseller store ‘iAzure’ at hill Road in Mumbai on 30 July 2017.
- The famous Indian Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is followed by Zanai Bhosle. A song titled ‘Tera Hi Ehsas Hai,’ which is a spiritual song was sung by Zanai Bhosle for the cult in 2020.
- In her school days, Zanai Bhosle was an active basketball player in her school team, and she represented her school in several championships in Switzerland.
- Once, in an interview with a media house, Asha Bhosle stated that Zanai Bhosle was trained in Western Opera singing, and at the age of seven, Zanai Bhosle started taking the lessons of Indian classical singing. Asha Bhosle further praised her granddaughter and said that Zanai Bhosle liked to cook food for the entire family and had the qualities that bind the family. Asha Bhosle stated,
Zanai doesn’t trouble me at all! She cooks food really well and also feeds me with a lot of love. She is well-versed with our sabhyata. She binds our family together. She has been studying and training and she is just 17!”
- Zanai Bhosle started her YouTube channel on 27 April 2020, and the news was announced by her grandmother Asha Bhosle in media.
- Asha Bhosle was accompanied by Zanai Bhosle in a tree plantation campaign, which was organised in Mumbai in June 2021.
- Zanai Bhosle posted on her social media in 2021 that she missed the 21st Century Icon Award for which she was nominated.
- Zanai Bhosle regularly takes Kathak dancing classes, and she likes listening to and singing the hip-hop genre of music.
- Sara Tendulkar, the daughter of Sachin Tendulkar, shares a great friendship bond with Zanai Bhosle. They were spotted together at Mumbai airport in December 2021, and Zanai Bhosle stated to the media person that they were friends since childhood. She said,
Sara and I rekindled our friendship post our school days, and we often work out together.”
In another conversation with a media house, Zanai Bhosle stated that Tiger Shroff had a good taste in music and singing, and Tiger often discusses some music stuff with her. She said,
He’s a good singer and we often have deep conversations about music.”
- Apart from being a good singer, Zanani Bhosle also adores acting. Zanai Bhosle learns acting skills from the veteran Indian actress Shabana Azmi.
- Zanai Bhosle’s grand-aunt Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the hospital in January 2022 after she tested positive for the COVID-19. Consequently, on 16 January 2022, Zanai Bhosle dropped her birthday plans due to the hospitalisation of Lata Mangeshkar as Zanai was very close to Lata.
- Soon after the death of Lata Mangeshkar on 6 February 2021, Zanai Bhosle penned an emotional note on social media in the memory of Lata Mangeshkar along with a picture. She wrote,
Humko mili hai aaj yeh ghadiyaan bahut naseeb se, thank you for the music, thank you for the love, hope I can make you proud too much lost but god has gained the nightingale of india. Nothing can make me prouder to be part of you and love you forever (sic).”
The last rituals and ceremonies for the departed soul of Lata Mangeshkar were performed by Zanai Bhosle on 8 February 2022.