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Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh actor

Jagjit Singh is an Indian ghazal singer. He sings in the Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi languages, and Gujarati language....

 

Bio

NickName(s)

- Ghazal King


Profession(s)

- Composer, Ghazal Singer, Music Director


Real Name

Jagmohan Singh Dhiman


 

Physical Stats

Height (approx.)

in feet inches- 5 10


Weight (approx.)

in kilograms- 75 kg


Eye Colour

Dark Brown


Hair Colour

Salt Pepper


 

Career

Debut

Professional Singing:

- In 1961, when he took singing and composing assignments at All India Radio's (AIR) Jalandhar station


Playback Singing:

- Film- Arth (1982)


Awards/Honours

- Honoured with the "Lata Mangeshkar Samman" in 1998 by Madhya Pradesh government.


- Awarded with Sahitya Kala Academy Award by the Rajasthan Government in 1998.


- For popularising the work of Mirza Ghalib, Government of India awarded him with Sahitya Academy Award in 1998.


- In 2003, honoured with "Padma Bhushan" by the Government of India.
Jagjit Singh With Padma Bhushan


- In 2012, posthumously awarded with "Rajasthan Ratna" (Rajasthan's highest civilian award).


 

Personal Life

Religion

Sikhism


Hobbies

Doing Yoga, Walking, Listening to Classical Music


Date Of Birth

Saturday, 08 Feb 1941

Age:

81


Nationality

Indian


Hometown

Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan


College(s)

- Government College, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan


- DAV College, Jalandhar


- Kurukshetra University, Haryana


Educational Qualification

- A Post Graduate Degree in History from Kurukshetra University (but never finished it, even after attending classes for almost two years)


Birthplace

Sri Ganganagar, Bikaner State, Rajputana Agency, India (Now Rajasthan, India)


Zodiac Sign

Aquarius


Signature


Jagjit Singh Signature


Schools

- Khalsa High School, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan


 

Relationships

Marriage Date

Monday, 01 Dec 1969


Marital Status

Married


 

Family

Spouse(s)

- Chitra Singh
Jagjit Singh With His Wife Chitra Singh


Children

Son

- - Vivek (died in 1990)


Daughter

- - Monica (step-daughter; committed suicide)


Family

Father

- - Sardar Amar Singh Dhiman (a surveyor with government's public works department)


Mother

- - Sardarni Bachchan Kaur (a housewife)


Brothers

- - 2


Sisters

- - 4


 

Favourites

Singer(s)

Lata Mangeshkar, Talat Mehmood, Abdul Karim Khan, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Amir Khan, Mohd. Rafi


Updated: Sunday,May 22, 2022 14:41 PM GMT-06:00

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Jagjit Singh questions A R Rahman's talent

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Rahman

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This song is so emotional 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

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Dushman (1998) 

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Badi Nazuk by Sonu Nigam (Jagjit Singh) | Tips Rewind

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Sonu Nigam

Arsalan_khan 0 157 10 months ago Arsalan_khan
Kya Khoya Kya Paya Ft. Shahrukh Khan | Jagjit Singh, Atal Bihari Vajpa

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Vickat_4evr 2 617 3 years ago blue-ice.
Great article on jagjit singh , remembering him on his birthday

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Anachronist 7 353 5 years ago nemesis12
Happy birthday to late Jagjit Singh ji!

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Angel-likeDevil 4 230 5 years ago ZestyZeniaZetas
Anubhav Sinha Miss Jagjit Singh On Tum Bin 2 Music

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Anubhav Sinha

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Jagjit Singh's Gazal

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Padfoot_Prongs 3 278 7 years ago DianaPrince
The Legendry Jagjit Singh

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gaurijw 33 2323 7 years ago MuguetDScorpion
Can anyone translate this Jagjit Singh song?

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