JAGJIT SINGH

  • I raised the subject of the Bharat Ratna for my husband with Sonia Gandhi, but it didn't go any further, says Jagjit Singh's wife August 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Ghazal singer Chitra Singh, who is fighting a lone battle to get her husband and late ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh the Bharat Ratna, says he deserves the country's highest civilian honour. "I think he deserves the Bharat Ratna, no less...The country must give him his due. Manmohan Singhji released two...
  • Former policeman creates ruckus in Jaitley's press conference April 10, 2014

    Amritsar: Arun Jaitley faced a peculiar situation at his press conference on Thursday after a suspended police officer started raising pro-Khalistan slogans and asked the BJP leader to clear his stand on supporting SAD, whose chief he claimed had paid tribute to founder of the Khalistan movement Jagjit Singh Chohan...
  • Remembering Jagjit Singh: A playlist of his popular songs October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Born on February 8, 1941 Jagjit Singh was one of the most popular singers in the country. Ghazal industry was dominated by Pakistani singers when Jagjit Singh entered this arena. He soon became one of the most loved ghazal singers, even outside India. Apart from his music albums,...
  • Jagjit Singh is the most googled ghazal singer February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Late ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh, whose 72nd birth anniversary is Friday, has topped a list of popular singers of the genre. According to Google Search Trends, Jagjit Singh was people's first choice both in India and abroad, when it came to songs, lyrics, and mp3s of ghazals. Globally,...
  • Bhupinder, Mitali to perform in memory of Jagjit Singh February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Ghazal singer duo Bhupinder and Mitali Singh will perform a tribute concert in memory of late maestro Jagjit Singh on his 72nd birth anniversary Friday. The concert, 'Ek Ehsaas A Legendary Tribute Concert for Jagjit Singh', will also witness a performance by popular flautist Runo Mazumdar. It...
  • Google doodles Jagjit Singh's 72nd birthday February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: With his hands on the harmonium and lips half open in midsong, a seated Jagjit Singh looks at you with his calm eyes from the Google doodle on his 72nd birth anniversary. The Google logo appears partially hidden behind the ghazal maestro who passed away on October 11, 2011....
  • Ghulam Ali to pay tribute to Jagjit Singh December 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali says he will pay a tribute to late ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh on the latter's birth anniversary Feb 8 next year. Ghulam Ali celebrated his 71st birthday here Wednesday along with his son Aamir Ali, and revealed his plans for Jagjit Singh's birth anniversary...
  • Punjab: IG Prisons caught bowing before Jagir Kaur July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: In what may prove to be a major embarrassment for the Punjab Police, IG Prisons Jagjit Singh was caught on camera bowing before former Akali minister Bibi Jagir Kaur who is in jail for forcible abortion of her daughter. Ironically, IG Jagjit Singh had been given the task of...
  • Gulzar launches 'Tera Bayaan Ghalib' album February 17, 2012

    Gulzar was joined by actress Vidya Balan for the evening which also had the poet reciting Ghalib's verses. ...
  • Music Maestro: Remembering legendary Jagjit Singh February 12, 2012

    This week on Music Maestro, we look back at the golden years of the legendary ghazal singer Jagjit Singh. ...
  • Playlist: Remembering ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh February 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Born on February 8, 1941 Jagjit Singh was one of the most popular singers in the country. Ghazal industry was dominated by Pakistani singers when Singh entered the industry. Because of his golden voice and dedication, Jagjit Singh soon became one of the most loved ghazal singers. Apart...
  • Legendary singer Jagjit Singh cremated in Mumbai October 11, 2011

    Mumbai: Singer Jagjit Singh was cremated at Chandanwadi electric crematorium in Mumbai today. The ghazal maestro has been survived by his wife Chitra Singh. The cremation draw several celebrities as well. Jagjit Singh died at the age of 70 after being treated for brain hemorrhage since he was admitted to...
  • 'We won't sing Munni Badnaam Hui': Jagjit Singh October 11, 2011

    Mumbai: To be able to interact with Jagjit 'Ghazal King' Singh, one has to pass what seems like a validity test set up by him. He tossed a few questions about his coperformer Ghulam Ali, the Ghazal legend from Pakistan, and himself towards us. We might have answered satisfactorily because...
  • Javed Akhtar, Mahesh Bhatt talk about Jagjit Singh October 10, 2011

    Lyricist Javed Akhtar said that Jagjit Singh made ghazals accessible to the common man. ...
  • Jagjit Singh laid the foundation of Ghazals: Udas October 10, 2011

    Pankaj Udas featured with Jagjit Singh in two albums, 'Together' and 'Forever'. ...
  • A tribute to Ghazal King Jagjit Singh October 10, 2011

    Prominent Ghazal Singer Jagjit Singh passed away on Monday morning at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. ...
  • Jagjit ruled hearts for 30 yrs: Javed Akhtar October 10, 2011

    Famous lyricist Javed Akhtar on Monday says that Jagjit Singh has tremendous following and a lot of people begin and end their day with his ghazals. ...
  • RIP: Jagjit Singh, the ghazal maestro October 10, 2011

    New Delhi: A soft ghazal in the background, a calm voice of Jagjit Singh singing it, and the world became a peaceful place. That was the magic created by the voice of the ghazal maestro. Being a singer, composer, activist and entrepreneur, Jagjit Singh was a versatile personality. He sung in...
  • Bollywood remembers ghazal singer Jagjit Singh October 10, 2011

    Mumbai: Legendary singer Jagjit Singh passed away today morning. He suffered brain hemorrhage last month. He was admitted in the Lilavati hospital. His myriad of fans including Bollywood actors, directors and singers are saddened with the news. This what they posted on Twitter... Akshay Kumar Saddened to know 'The Ghazal King',...
  • Shocked to know Jagjit Singh's death: Lata Mangeshkar October 10, 2011

    Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Monday said she was hopeful that Jagjit Singh will come out of coma. ...
  • PM condoles Jagjit Singh's death October 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday condoled the demise of noted ghazal singer Jagjit Singh, saying he would be remembered for his 'golden voice'. Noting that he is among Jagjit's admirers, the Prime Minister said he shared the sorrow of his fans. In his condolence message, Singh said by...
  • Jagjit was my 'beautiful' friend: Pandit Jasraj October 10, 2011

    Veteran music maestro Pandit Jasraj on Monday showered praise on ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh, calling him his 'beautiful friend'. ...
  • Jagjit could sing ghazals in a pure form: Asha Bhosle October 10, 2011

    Singer Asha Bhosle said that Jagjit Singh was a very tolerant man and was a great example of an ideal human being. ...
  • Remembering Jagjit Singh, the king of ghazals October 10, 2011

    Noted ghazal singer Jagjit Singh died on Monday. Singh was admitted in Mumbai's Lilavati hospital after he suffered brain hemorrhage last month. ...
  • Noted ghazal singer Jagjit Singh dies at 70 October 10, 2011

    Mumbai: Acclaimed ghazal singer Jagjit Singh died on Monday in Mumbai. The 70year old was admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati hospital after he suffered brain hemorrhage last month. He underwent two surgeries and was on life support. Born on February 8, 1941, 'the ghazal king' was a singer, composer, activist and entrepreneur....
  • Jagjit Singh still in ICU but stable October 1, 2011

    Mumbai: Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh, who underwent a brain hemorrhage surgery, is still in the Intensive Care Unit, but stable. Singh, 70, was admitted to the Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra on September 18 after he suffered a brain hemorrhage. "He (Singh) is still in the ICU and continues to be on...
  • Singer Jagjit Singh's health shows improvement September 25, 2011

    Mumbai: Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh's health showed improvement on Sunday as the Lilavati hospital authorities claimed that he is out of danger now but is still under supervision. He was admitted to the Lilavati hospital on Friday night after suffering a brain hemorrhage. Doctors attending to him had on Friday said...
  • Jagjit Singh in critical condition at Lilavati September 24, 2011

    Mumbai: Eminent Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh was on Friday afternoon admitted in the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai. According to reports, the singer was rushed to the hospital after he suffered a brain haemorrhage. Doctors attending to him had on Friday said that the singer was in a critical condition. Hospital sources said that...