New Delhi, Feb 8: Be it romance or heartbreak, Musical maestro Jagjit Singh’s soulful renditions of ghazals can depict both the expressions very well, as it gives a soulful treat to heart and mind.
His tone, clear pronunciation and heart melting voice have always managed to leave people mesmerized.
Singh was born on 8 February 1941 in Sriganganagar, Rajasthan, to Amar Singh Dhiman and Bachan Kaur. His birth name was Jagmohan but his Sikh father rechristened him as Jagjit following the advice of his guru.
Often known as ‘Ghazal King’, his contribution to the music industry is just splendid and unforgettable.
When Singh stepped into Ghazal industry, it was dominated by Pakistani singers. Because of his soulful voice and dedication, Jagjit Singh soon became one of the most sensational ghazal singers.
The king of Ghazals breathed his last on 10 October 2011.
On his 77th birth anniversary, here’s some of his most memorable songs from Hindi films !
‘Hoshwalon Ko Khabar Kya’ from Sarfarosh (1999)’
‘Tum Ko Dekha To Ye Khayal Aaya’ from Saath Saath (1982)
Tum Itna Jo Mukura Rahe Ho from Arth (1983)
‘Koi Fariyaad’ from Tum Bin (2001)
‘Chitthi Na Koi Sandes’ from Dushman (1998)