Google doodle celebrates Jagjit Singh’s birthday

Google pays doodle tribute to Indian ghazal king Jagjit Singh on the eve of his 72’nd Birthday. He passed away in October 2011 due to brain haemorrhage.

Even now there are many fans for his Ghazal’s.In Google Search Trends he has topped the list of most searched ghazal singers, this can tell you the impact of Jagjit Singh.

The top five ghazal singers globally are: Jagjit Singh, Ghulam Ali, Mehdi Hassan, Pankaj Udhas and Talat Aziz.

Jagjit Singh, is best remembered for his albums like “Jhuki jhuki si nazar”, “Tum itna jo”, “Koi ye kaise bataye”, “Yeh tera ghar yeh mera ghar”, “Tumko dekha toh yeh khayaal”, “Kaagaz ki kashti”, “Hoshwalon ko khabar kya”, “Koi fariyaad” and “Chitthi na koi sandesh”.

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 jagjit singhs 72nd birthday Google Doodle

Jagjit Singh Short Bio

Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh, was a prominent Indian Ghazal singer, songwriter and musician.

Jagjit Singh is Known as the “Ghazal King”, he gained acclaim together with his wife, another renowned Indian ghazal singer Chitra Singh in the 1970s and 1980s.

Jagjit Singh Last Album is Tum To Nahin Ho

Are you a Fan of Jagjit Singh Ghazals, Please let us know your favorite number from his albums.

  • Ravi

    Well He was really Well Known Person for Ghazals but unfortunately he came to Light after his death, Thanks to Google Doodle to Remind us a Great Person

    • Ravi you are Mistaken, He is popular before too.