Asha is a veteran actress who first appeared in the movie Aasmaan as a child artist in the year 1952. Only two years later, her talent was noticed by director Bimal Roy when she performed at a stage event after which she was offered the film Baap Beti.
She has acted in about 90 films and has been casted opposite some of the biggest names in the industry such as Dev Anand, Shammi Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna, Dharmendra, and Sunil Dutt. Her movies Dil Deke Dekho, Mere Sanam, Teesri Manzil, Pyar Ka Mausam, and Kati Patang earned her tremendous amount of fame and success. Later, this influential woman turned to the 70mm-screen as a producer.