Videos: Remembering Ghazal Maestro Jagjit Singh On His 77th Birth Anniversary

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Bhubaneswar: If there is one name that immediately strikes the mind, while talking about ‘ghazals,’ it is undoubtedly that of Jagjit Singh. His soulful, soothing and deep renditions have been etched on the hearts of music lovers.

The ‘kagaz ki kasti’ fame singer has fans across the world. His songs remain immortal. As we remember him on his 77th birth anniversary on Thursday, his songs still sound fresh.

The immortal singer started his career at All India Radio, Jalandhar. While singing for a jingle he met Chitra and the duo started singing together. They tied the knot in 1969. Jagjit was devastated when his son Vivek died in a car crash in 1990. After six months of self-imposed absence from the industry, he again started singing till he died in 2011.

As a tribute to this legendary singer on his 77th birth anniversary, Team Odishabytes picks some of his all-time popular songs:

1-     Yeh daulat bhi leleo yeh sauhart bhi lelo…

2-     Tumko dekha to yeh khayal aya…

3-     Jhuki jhuki si nazar bekaraar hai ke nahi…

4-     Hazaron khwahisein aise ki…

5-     Hoton se chuu lo tum…

6-     Hosh walon ko khabar kya…

7-     Chitthi na koi sandesh…

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