Jagjit Singh - Ghazal Singer of The Modern Times

Jagjit Singh is one of the most famous Ghazal singers of the modern times. He is often called the brand ambassador of Indian Ghazals. In an era where the current generation is headed towards rock and hip hop music, it is refreshing to see them cherish Jagjit Singh Ghazals as well.

Jagjit Singh - Ghazal Singer of The Modern Times 

Personal Profile of Jagjit Singh

He was born in Ganganagar located in Rajasthan on 8th February, 1941. His father Sardar Amar Singh Dhiman was a Government official and his mother Sardarni Bachchan Kaur had a religious family background.
Jagjit Singh has sung many songs for Hindi movies. Popular films include Arth, Saath Saath, Premgeet, Tum Bin, Sarfarosh, Dushman and Tarkeeb. Jagjit Singh has proved himself as a genius as he brings out the true meaning of Mirza Ghalib's poetry by singing them as melodious Ghazals.

Devotional Songs - Peaceful To Hear

His transition from the 90's till date has been absolutely marvelous as he has moved towards much more melodious and meaningful Ghazals.
He has even sung many devotional songs. Albums such as Maa, Hare Krishna, Hey Ram...Hey Ram, Ichhabal and also Man Jeetai Jagjit in Punjabi, put him in the league of Bhajan singers such as Mukesh, Hari Om Sharan, Yesudas, Anup Jalota and Purushottam Das Jalota.

Awards

In 2003, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, one of India's highest civilian honours. In 2006 he was also awarded Teacher's Achievement Awards.


Jagjit Singh Songs Catalog