Ghazal Singer Jagjit Singh passed away at a Mumbai hospital on October 10, 2011. He was 70.
Jagjit Singh was admitted in Mumbai's Lilavati hospital after he suffered brain hemorrhage last month. He underwent two surgeries lately and was on life support system. He passed away on October 10, 2011 at 8 AM. (Picture by Yogen Shah)
Jagjit Singh was an acclaimed ghazal singer with hits in several languages like Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and Nepali
Also know as 'ghazal king' Jagjit singh was awarded 'Padma Bhushan' in 2003.
Apart from his solo album, Jagjit Singh sung for several Bollywood films as well. His songs from movies like 'Sarfarosh', 'Dushman', 'Arth' and 'Tum Bin' are some of his finest creations. (Picture by Yogen Shah)
Despite of a tough competition in the music industry, Jagjit Singh always remained unbeatable. His live performances were still a craze among his fans. (Picture by Yogen Shah)
During his musical journey Jagjit Singh worked with some really popular names from the industry, including Gulzar and Javed Akhtar.
Jagjit Singh was married to another popular singer Chitra Singh. Together they became the first successful singer duo in the history of Indian music.
Chitra Singh stopped giving live performances after their son died in a road accident in 1990. However, Jagjit Singh continued with his musical journey. (Picture by Yogen Shah)
'Hope', 'In Search', 'Insight', 'Mirage', 'Visions', 'Kahkashan' are some of the popular ghazal albums of singer Jagjit Singh who passed on October 10, 2011.
Jagjit Singh was born in Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. His father was a government servant. He had four sisters and two brothers. He was fondly called Jeet by his family.
Acclaimed singer Jagjit Singh passed away on October 10, 2011 at a Mumbai hospital.
Jagjit Singh with Shankar Mahadevan. Jagjit bonded well with new age singers as well. He passed away on October 10, 2011 in Mumbai.
Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh passed away at the age of 70 at a Mumbai hospital. May his soul rest in peace.