Jagjit Singh was a famous Gazal singer in India.He is known as Gazal Kings from the film Industry.Jagjit singh was born in 8th February 1941.he belong to Ganganagar,Rajasthan.He did marriage with Chitra Singh.It was great to see such awesome personality.where the younger generation attracting towards the hip hop and western music,Jagjit singh took the responsibility to save the tradition of Gazals.his father name is amar singh dhiman and mother name is sardarni singh.he has two brothers and four sisters.the family members of Jagjit singh called him as “Jeet” fondly.
Jagjit singh studied at Khalsa High school in Ganganagar. once when he completed the 10th , he took the science.he has done the graduation in arts from DAV college located in Jalandhar and has pursuing the history in post graduation from the Kurukshetra University.because his father is government official,he wanted that his son would join the Indian Administrative Services but he saw Jagjit singh was getting more popularity in the era of music.he was more than happy.Jagjit learnt the music from Chaganlal sharma.he is having the expertize in thumri,drupad and khayal.these are all the classical music form.
he moved to Bombay in search of better luck and making career in the field of music in the year 1965.where lots of famous Gazal gayak already exist Jagjit Singh was started to explore himself.Jagjit released his first album of Gazals “Unforgetables”. the gazals consists of semi classical music.
Family & Friends ,Jagjit singh with family
In the initial years, when Jagjit singh was struggling and try to mark, he met with Chitra who has also started his career at the same time.
after a long term relationship,they were both tied in the knot in 1969. this is one of the finest couples singer who mark in the film industry.they both produced many albums like A sound Affair and passion. they have one son named Vivek who were died at the age of 21 accidentally.this is the baddest news ever for this couples.
after the album “Someone somewhere” ,chitra left singing.the people says that it was very emotional bunch of gazals by chitra.
However, jagjit singh continue singing. he has given his voice in so many movie like earth ,Sath Sath ,Sarfarosh etc.
Some lesser Facts about Jagjit Singh
- His first album was “unforgetables” in his career.
- he is awarded by Padma Bhushan award in the 2003 for his contribution in film industry.
- Jagjit Singh has one son named as vivek.
- He loved to sing Mirja Galibs poetry and make the gazals through this.
- Jagjit singh sung a song with Lata Mangeshkar in Sajda title.
Jagjit singh with lata mangeshkar
- He also sung many punjabi song and bubly is one of them favorite list.
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the legend was died in 2011, 10th October in Mumbai,Maharashtra.Tribute to such a great legend with”Ye Kagaj Ki kashti”.
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