Born on today in 1941 in British India’s Bikaner State (now Rajasthan), the late music maestro Jagjit Singh is thought for popularising the artwork type of ghazal. He sang and composed ghazals in movies in addition to independently. He was later given the moniker ‘The King of Ghazals’ as his compositions gained unprecedented vital and industrial acclaim.
Jagjit Singh first discovered success after collaborating along with his companion Chitra. The duo launched an album referred to as The Unforgettable in 1977. This instantly captured the favored creativeness and hurtled them down the trail of musical stardom. Singh was identified for selecting easy songs and setting them to easy tunes. The artiste then assimilated his compositions into the extra numerous and ever-evolving type of the ghazal. Singh did this to make the tunes extra accessible, as he had as soon as mentioned in an interview with The Impartial.
Jagjit Singh did playback singing in movies reminiscent of Arth and Premgeet. He additionally composed songs for the TV serial Mirza Ghalib, based mostly on the life and instances of the beloved Indian poet.
Listed here are a few of his timeless tracks.
Jhuki Jhuki Si Nazar
Hoshwalo Ko Khabar Kya
Tumko Dekha To Yeh Khayaal Aaya
Tum Itna Jo Muskara Rahe Ho
Aah Ko Chahiye
Woh Kagaz Ki Kashti
Chithi Na Koi
Baat Niklegi To Phir
Hothon Se Chhu Lo