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Pandit Jasraj News

  • | January 14th, 2013

    Amitabh Bachchan: Lata Mangeshkar is an incredible picture of humility and grace

    Amitabh Bachchan: Lata Mangeshkar is an incredible picture of humility and grace

    Bachchan along with Pandit Jasraj launched veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar’s music label LM Music
    Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar’s music company LM MUSIC was launched in Mumbai on Sunday by Pandit Jasraj, Amitabh Bachchan and Nita Ambani at a star-studded function in Mumbai. Click here to read more

  • | January 14th, 2013

    Lata Mangeshkar: I want to promote new talent

    Lata Mangeshkar: I want to promote new talent

    The Nightingale of India plans a new TV reality show only judges will select talent, without audience voting
    At 83, legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has launched her music label LM MUSIC, and also plans to introduce a reality show with a new voting pattern. The idea, she says, is not to make money, but to promote fresh talent. “I have always been a singer. With this new music label, I don’t intend to just make money. Click here to read more

  • | August 3rd, 2012

    INDIAN IDOL 6: Pandit Jasraj is guest judge

    INDIAN IDOL 6: Pandit Jasraj is guest judge

    The Padma Vibhushan vocalist will test the participants on how well they are able to grasp the nuances of Indian classical music
    Indian Idol 6 is taking its music seriously. After roping in Asha Bhosle as a judge for the gala rounds, the show will have Pandit Jasraj judging the classical round. The six remaining contestants will have to showcase their classical music skills today in the gala round, and that too in front of the eminent vocalist tonight (August 3). Click here to read more

  • | October 12th, 2011

    Jagjit Singh: Shahrukh Khan, Yash Chopra, friends bid adieu

    Jagjit Singh: Shahrukh Khan, Yash Chopra, friends bid adieu

    Family members, the music fraternity and fans bid a tearful farewell to ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh at his funeral here Tuesday. Jagjit Singh’s brother Kartar Singh along with his grandsons Armaan and Umer Chowdhary conducted his last rites. Jagjit Singh had lost his only son in a car accident in 1990 and considered Kartar’s family and children as his own. Jagjit Singh, 70, died here Monday in suburban Bandra’s Lilavati Hospital where he was admitted September 23 after he suffered a brain haemorrhage. He is survived by his wife Chitra. His mortal remains were brought to his Pedder Road residence in south Mumbai Tuesday morning, where many celebrities, friends and fans paid their final tributes to the soulful singer. The mortal remains where then taken to Chandanwadi crematorium in Marine Lines in south Mumbai. Prominent names in the music industry like renowned classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj, lyricist-composer Gulzar, Javed Akthar, actor-politician Raj Babbar, Vinod Khanna, actors Shabana Azmi, Shahrukh Khan, Raza Murad, singers Roopkumar Rathod, Sonu Nigam, Shaan, Mika, Ila Arun, music composers Kalyanji, Shekhar Ravjiani and filmmakers Yash Chopra, Subhash Ghai, Madhur Bhandarkar attended the funeral with moist-eyes and silent prayers. “I have known him through his songs since 1963 and I credit him for making this non-filmy form of music a household name,” said Jasraj. A Padma Bhushan recipient, Jagjit Singh had sung for many popular Hindi films. He also sang in several languages including Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati and Nepali. “It is an irreparable loss to everyone. It feels extremely strange to see the maestro covered in a white cloth ready to leave us,” said Sonu Niigaam. The singer gave the industry memorable numbers like Hontho se chhoo lo tum, Tumko dekha toh yeh khayal aaya, Jhuki jhuki si nazar, Hoshwalon ko khabar kya and Badi nazuk hai among others.
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