Ghazals

  • Shreya Ghosal launches her first ghazal album 'Humnasheen' 12-03-2014 04:25 PM

    Mumbai: Shreya Ghoshal has turned over a new leaf with the launch of her first non-film ghazal album 'Humnasheen'. The melodious songstress turned 30 Wednesday. Shreya is glad that she chose ghazals to make a transit to non-film work. "I have been a fan of ghazals, but I had never...
  • 'Few of Khusro's verses may have been altered during transmission' 06-03-2014 05:06 PM

    An international scholar and orientalist on Thursday 'questioned' the authenticity of some of the best-known ghazals presently attributed to poet Amir Khusro, saying these verses may have been "altered in transmission". "Some of the best-known ghazals attributed to him cannot be traced in the original manuscripts. They cannot be authentic...These...
  • Remembering Jagjit Singh: A playlist of his popular songs 10-10-2013 11:40 AM

    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,...
  • Khud-Garifta: Poems of Self-Confinement

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    Zehra Nigah, the pre-eminent poet today, once made a very interesting observation in the course of a conversation during one of her frequent Delhi visits....

  • Ghulam Ali to pay tribute to Jagjit Singh 06-12-2012 03:09 PM

    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...
  • With Mehdi Hassan, there were no false notes

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    Ahmad Faraz, the Urdu poet, told me an interesting anecdote. Once, he was very late in catching his flight back home from Delhi. The airport...

  • Jagjit Singh - The Unforgettable

    Voice Over |  Rajen Garabadu
    I was introduced to ghazal early in life. Though I was six years old, I took to Jagjit Singh much more than any of my...

  • Legendary singer Jagjit Singh cremated in Mumbai 11-10-2011 02:32 PM

    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 11-10-2011 12:43 PM

    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 co-performer Ghulam Ali, the Ghazal legend from Pakistan, and himself towards us. We might have answered satisfactorily because...
  • Jagjit Singh laid the foundation of Ghazals: Udas 10-10-2011 10:25 PM

    Pankaj Udas featured with Jagjit Singh in two albums, 'Together' and 'Forever'. ...
  • A tribute to Ghazal King Jagjit Singh 10-10-2011 04:41 PM

    Prominent Ghazal Singer Jagjit Singh passed away on Monday morning at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. ...
  • Jagjit Singh, the voice that soothes me

    Sanguine Symphony |  Pragati Ratti
    At peace I feel, when I listen to the melody, 'Tere baare mein jab socha nahi tha' and so many such timeless pieces by ghazal...

  • Jagjit ruled hearts for 30 yrs: Javed Akhtar 10-10-2011 01:03 PM

    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 10-10-2011 12:49 PM

    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...
  • Shocked to know Jagjit Singh's death: Lata Mangeshkar 10-10-2011 11:52 AM

    Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Monday said she was hopeful that Jagjit Singh will come out of coma. ...
  • PM condoles Jagjit Singh's death 10-10-2011 11:34 AM

    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...
  • Jagjit was my 'beautiful' friend: Pandit Jasraj 10-10-2011 11:25 AM

    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 10-10-2011 11:02 AM

    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 10-10-2011 10:45 AM

    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 10-10-2011 10:15 AM

    Mumbai: Acclaimed ghazal singer Jagjit Singh died on Monday in Mumbai. The 70-year 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...
  • Jagjit Singh still in ICU but stable 01-10-2011 07:15 PM

    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...
  • Jagjit Singh suffers brain hemorrhage, in hospital 23-09-2011 08:49 PM

    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...
  • Jagjit Singh, Ghulam Ali perform together 05-09-2011 05:55 PM

    Ghazal maestros Jagjit Singh and Ghaulam Ali shared the same stage under the 'Two Legends, One Stage' concert in Delhi on Saturday. ...
  • Zakir Hussain speaks about Grammys and ghazals 28-01-2011 12:14 PM

    Ustad Zakir Hussain speaks to CNN-IBN about Grammy awards, ghazals and more. ...
  • Shaam-e-gazal: An evening of music in Delhi 14-06-2009 06:36 PM

    Kanak Chaturvedi entertained a packed house of ghazal lovers in the Capital. ...