Jagjit Singh Birthday Special | Jagjit Singh was broken by the death of his son in a car accident, made a distance from the world of music, read untold things related to the life of Ghazal Samrat. (New India)



Mumbai: Veteran musician Jagjit Singh will not be amongst us as we speak, however his followers nonetheless keep in mind him from the guts. Followers get mesmerized listening to his songs and ghazals. Jagjit Singh was born on at the present time, 8 February 1941, in Shri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. He was identified for his music in movies like ‘Prem Geet’, ‘Arth’, ‘Saath Saath’, ‘Phir Aayee Barsaat’ and the TV serial ‘Mirza Ghalib’.

In 1987, Jagjit Singh’s first album ‘Past Time’ was digitally launched in India. Jagjit Singh was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Authorities of India in 2003 and in February 2014 the federal government additionally issued a set of two postage stamps in his honour. Jagjit Singh obtained an Arts diploma from DAV School, Jalandhar. In 1961, he began his profession with singing and composing work at All India Radio Jalandhar station. After which he discovered music first from a blind guru of classical music, Pandit Chhagan Lal Sharma and later from Ustad Jamal Khan of Maihar Gharana.

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Jagjit Singh’s father Amar Singh Dhiman, who was a authorities worker, wished Jagjit Singh to change into an engineer, however his ardour for music didn’t enable him to take action and in March 1965, Jagjit Singh moved to Mumbai with out the household’s information. The place he initially labored as a singer for commercial jingles and steadily progressed to playback singer. In 1969, Jagjit Singh married singer Chitra Singh. Chitra Singh gave beginning to a son. Whom he named Vivek Singh, however in 1990, on the age of 20, Vivek Singh died in a highway accident. Jagjit and Chitra Singh have been heartbroken after dropping their son.

Jagjit Singh had stored distance from the music world for a complete yr after the dying of his son. Nonetheless, later she slowly made her comeback within the music world, however Chitra Singh introduced that she would neither sing nor file anymore. Jagjit Singh had undergone coronary heart bypass surgical procedure in 1998 and 2007. Together with this, he was affected by many ailments like diabetes and hypertension. He toured UK, Singapore, Mauritius in 2011 and was scheduled to carry out in Mumbai with Ghulam Ali, however suffered a mind haemorrhage on 23 September 2011 and remained in a coma for over two weeks and died in Mumbai on 10 October. He died in Lilavati Hospital. He was cremated the following day on the Chandanwadi crematorium close to Marine Strains in Mumbai.

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