Remembering a Legend, Jagjit Singh

 

Wishing legendary singer Late Jagjit Singh a happy birthday! Jagjit Singh, also known as Ghazal King will live in our hearts forever! Though he left us on 10th of October 2011, his music will forever immortalize his memory.

Struggling to survive in his early life, Jagjit Singh shot to fame when he, along with his partner, Chittra Dutta relased their first album, The Unforgettable. The album was an instant success and the duo later sang together for many movies like Arth, Saath Saath. After a while Chittra Singh gave up her muscial career due to the loss of their son. Jagjit Singh continued to do solo projects . Popular projects of this era include Marasim, Maa, Mirza Ghalib and others. While he continued to contribute to films with songs like O Maa Tujhe Salaam in Khalnayak, Chhitti Na Koi Sandesh in Dushman, Hosh Walon Ko in Sarfarosh, Badi Nazuk Hai in Joggers’ Park, as well as others.

Giving us sensational hits like Koi Ye Kaise Bataye, Jukhi Jukhi Si Nazar, Tum Itna Jo Muskura Rahe Ho.Jagit Singh sang in many languages and was a Muscial Legend. He was awarded Padma Bhushan by the government in 2003. Honouring his memory today, Google did a doodle on the Legend on his 72nd birthday.

Leave a Reply