Best Top 10 Jagjit Singh songs Gazal DOB, DOD,Age, Height, Wight, Debut Songs, Last Recorded Song
Jagjit Singh is also known as the king of Ghazal in Indian music. He had made an incomparable contribution to the Indian music and created magic with his soulful voice. Jagjit was his stage name and his original initial name was Jagmohan. He was born on 8th Feb, 1941. He is one of the finest gems of Indian music with distinct works in the genres of classical music, ghazall music, devotional music, folk and regional music, etc. Ghazal is a sub-genre of Indian Classical music where the poems and poetry verses are chosen as lyrics and given melodious tunes. He has worked with the top artists of India like Lata Mangeshkar in various filmy songs as well as non-filmy classics. As he was born and brought up in a Punjabi family, he has eminent Ghazals in Punjabi language also.
Jagjit Singh Career Details (Active Years, Debut Songs, Last Recorded Song)
|1.||Band Name / Singer Name||Jagjit Singh|
|3.||Occupation||Composer, Singer, Music director|
|4.||Genres||Ghazal, Classical, Devotional, Folk|
|5.||Instrument||Vocals, Harmonium, Tanpura, Piano|
|7.||First Album Release Date||1973|
|8.||Latest Album||MasterWorks – Jagjit Singh
|9.||Latest Album Release Date||July 8, 2016|
|10.||Net Worth||$20 million|
He is one of the few artists of India who have received the Padma Bhushan award. He was worked with top music levels of his era like Saregama, EMI, Universal, T-Series, HMV, etc. His devotional songs are very popular and are often played during festivals and religious prayers.
Jagjit Singh Personal Details (Full Name, DOB, DOD,Age, Height, Wight, Hair/Eye Color)
|1.||Real Name||Jagmohan Singh|
|2.||Famous Name/ Nick Name||Jagjit Singh|
|3.||DOB||8 February 1941|
|4.||Date Of Death||10 October 2011|
|6.||Birth Place||Bikaner State, Rajputana Agency, India|
Apart from singing in movies and albums, he was a renowned stage performer and had done many live concerts in India as well as in other foreign countries. Below are the list of the the top 10 songs by Jagjit Singh:
Best Top 10 Jagjit Singh Songs/ Gazal & Description
- Koi Fariyaad
Koi Fariyaad was a melodious and soulful track from the great voice of Jagjit Singh and was featured in the Bollywood movie Tum Bin, which was released in the year 2001. The lyrics were very touching and romantic. The movie was not a successful one in the box office, but this Jagjit Singh track is still a great romantic ballad.
- Hosh Walon Ko Khabar Kya
Almost every Bollywood movie audience has already seen the Aamir Khan starrer movie, Sarfarosh. Hosh Walon Ko was one of the songs featured in that movie which was a purely brilliant work by Jagjit Singh. The song is about the pleasure and pain of a lover who falls in true love. The lyrics were not very complex and the tune was very soothing and catchy. The video of the song has also great picturization with a Ghazal performance setup and lip sung by Naseeruddin Shah.
- Badi Nazuk Hai Ye Manzil
Jagjit Singh once again showered his magical voice on this emotional and romantic ballad which was featured in the Bollywood movie Jogger’s Park. At first, the song was originally written for an album, but later was given to the movie. This song describes who the path to the heart is delicate and sophisticated.
- Chithi Na Koi Sandesh
Another prominent and heart touching ballad by the Ghazal King, this song was part of another Bollywood movie named Dushman, which got released in 2006. The lover in the song is singing for his partner who is very far and is expecting a letter or message from his beloved.
- Aap Aaye Janab
It describes the pain of a lover, waiting for his lover for years and then getting the opportunity to meet her. The lover has waited so long to see her beautiful beloved and to forget the pain, he had been drinking too often.
- Kisiko Qaatil Main Kahuun
Jagjit Singh penned the lyrics of this ghazal and sang it too. This song is about the dual faced world where the character is confused whether to consider someone a friend or a foe. All seem friendly and behave well in front, but it is tuff to read what is there in one’s mind.
- Honthon Se Choo Lo Tum
Perhaps, only one thing that was remembered by the audience of the movie Prem Geet was this song, written, composed and sung by Jagjit Singh. This magic of lyrics and melody from his soulful voice became one of his hits.
- Jhuki Jhuki Si Nazar
In this song, Jagjit Singh creates magic and pens a lyrical wonder. The lover asks his beloved whether her hearth also beats like his, whether she is also as excited as he is. The lover is excited to know whether she is waiting for him.
- Yeh Daulat Bhi Le Lo
Every Jagjit Singh fan has this song stored in their memory as well as in their hearts. This song reminds everyone about the missed childhood and the cry to get it back. This song is considered one of the greatest sad romantic ghazal sung by Jagjit Singh.
- Tumko Dekha to Ye Khayal Aaya
This magical ghazal by Jagjit Singh is about a lover and his expressions when he sees his beloved every time. The choice of tunes and lyrics were just phenomenal.
List Of Top 10 Jagjit Singh Songs, Album/Movie Name, Lyricist & Release Date
|Sl. No.||Name of song||Album/movie name||Lyrics||Release year|
|1||Tumko Dekha to Ye Khayal Aaya||Saath Saath||Javed Akhtar||1982|
|2||Yeh Daulat Bhi Le Lo||The Latest||Sudarshan Fakir||1982|
|3||Jhuki Jhuki Si Nazar
|4||Honthon Se Choo Lo Tum||Prem Geet||1981|
|5||Kisiko Qaatil Main Kahuun||Sajda||Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi||1991|
|6||Aap Aaye Janab||Visions||Jagjit Singh||1992|
|7||Chithi Na Koi Sandesh
|8||Badi Nazuk Hai Ye Manzil||Joggers Park||Zameer Kazmi||2003|
|9||Hosh Walon Ko Khabar Kya||Sarfarosh||Nida Fazli||2000|
|10||Koi Fariyaad||Tum Bin||Faaiz Anwar||2001|