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Jagjit Singh was born on February 8, 1941, and he passed away on October 10, 2011, at the age of 70. Click here to read more
Jagjit Singh passes away
Renowned singer, Jagjit Singh passed away on Monday morning at 8am due to brain haemorrhage. The ghazal and bhajan singer had been under observation at the Lilavati hospital since September 23. He is survived by his wife Chitra Singh. His son, Vivek Singh had died earlier in 1990 in a road accident. Both husband and wife had gained their fame in the field of music. The ‘Ghazal king’ has rendered his voice in Hindi films like Prem Geet, Saath Saath, Arth, Sarfarosh and Tarqeeb. Besides Hindi, Jagjit Singh has also given his sung in Urdu, Punjabi and Nepali. The singer had also given his voice for ex-prime minister Atal Bihari Bajpayee’s poems in the albums Nayi Disha and Samvedna.
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