Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Jagjit Singh

Today is the birth anniversary of Jagjit Singh, the renowned Ghazal singer and composer.Known as the ghazal-king, he is credited with popularising the Ghazal among masses.Endowed with a resonant appealing voice he enthralled the music lovers home and abroad.Together with his singer wife Chitra Singh, he sang many memorable numbers cutting many albums.They sang together during '60s through '80s till the unfortunate death of their son aged 20 , in 1990. Chitra gave up singing altogether unable to bear the shock.HoweverJagjit Singh returned to singing afer a year.As a composer, Jagjit Singh composed music for the film Prem Geet, Arth and Saath Saath .
In all he cut about eighty albums , all extremely popular.
He was a recipient of Padma Bhushan.

Our humble tributes to the great singer !

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