Ghazal Singer

  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5: Talat Aziz eliminated July 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Ghazal singer Talat Aziz was the first celebrity contestant to be eliminated from the fifth season of dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'. Talat was among TV hosts Archana Vijaya and Shibani Dhandekar to get minimum scores after combining audience votes and the judges' scores. Talat was competing alongside Gurmeet Chowdhary,...
  • Kerala: The promise that Mehdi Hassan could not keep June 14, 2012

    Kozhikode: He left with a promise that he would return to the city to sing again. And when the news broke amongst music lovers in the city of Mehdi Hassan’s demise on Wednesday, it was also confirmation that it was a promise he would not be able to keep. Hassan...
  • Mehdi Hassan to be laid to rest on Friday June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Mehdi Hassan, the legendary Pakistani ghazal maestro born in India, passed away at a Karachi hospital Wednesday and his son says that the funeral will take place Friday. "My father's funeral will take place Friday in Karachi," Arif Mehdi told IANS on phone from Karachi, adding that they have...
  • Mehdi Hassan: End of golden era of ghazal June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan first mesmerised connoisseurs with his rendition of 'Gulon main rang bhare;, step one of a long musical journey that lasted five decades. The death of the artist, who gave voice to ghazals such as 'Patta patta boota boota' and 'Abke bicchde khwaabon mein mile',...
  • Playlist: Remembering ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: India-born Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan died at a Karachi hospital on Wednesday after prolonged illness. He was 84. Better known as 'King of ghazal', Hassan ruled the Pakistani music industry for years. He was born in a village called Luna in Rajasthan. His family migrated to Pakistan after...
  • Mehdi Hassan: an era has come to an end June 13, 2012

    Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan died on Wednesday following multiple organ failure at the age of 84 in a Karachi hospital. ...
  • Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan dies after prolonged illness June 13, 2012

    India-born Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan died on Wednesday following multiple organ failure at the age of 84. ...
  • Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan dies at 84 June 13, 2012

    Karachi: India-born Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan, the melodious voice behind evergreen hits like 'Patta patta, boota boota' and 'Kab ke Bichhare', died on Wednesday following multiple organ failure at the age of 84. Hassan, who had millions of fans in India and Pakistan, had been admitted to the Agha Khan Hospital...
  • Karachi: Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan hospitalised June 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan was admitted to the intensive care unit of a private hospital in Karachi on Monday. Specialists are treating the 85-year-old for multiple lung, chest and urinary tract ailments. Hassan was born into a family of musicians in Rajasthan and had migrated to Pakistan after...
  • 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 12, 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...
  • Jagjit Singh laid the foundation of Ghazals: Udas October 10, 2011

    Pankaj Udas featured with Jagjit Singh in two albums, 'Together' and 'Forever'. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Jagjit Singh suffers brain hemorrhage, in hospital September 23, 2011

    Mumbai: Renowned ghazal singer Jagjit Singh was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai on Friday after he suffered a brain hemorrhage and is in a critical state, doctors attending to him said. Doctors at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra performed a life-saving surgery on him, hospital sources said. Singh (70) is...