On Jagjit Singh’s birth anniversary, Twitter users are paying tribute to the man who cemented his position as one of the most respected and acclaimed Ghazal maestros in the entire world.
Seven years ago, India lost one of the rarest jewels to have made the motherland proud, delighting millions with his soulful voice and melodious renditions. Jagjit Singh’s birth anniversary is a crushing reminder of how deeply mourned and fondly remembered his presence continues to be.
Known as The Ghazal King, he lent his voice to more than a hundred Bollywood and other projects releasing numerous albums, performing Live in India and other parts of the world, where he enjoyed a massive fan following.
On what could have been the Jagjit Singh’s 77th birth anniversay, Twitter users including Rajat Sharma, Doordarshan Channel, Ashok Gehlot and many more fondly remember The Ghazal King.
Remembering the great ghazal singer Late #JagjitSingh on his birth anniversary. He once rendered a ghazal, sung decades ago by Talat Mehmood, for viewers of #AapKiAdalat . May his soul rest in the eternal abode in peace. pic.twitter.com/k2pRihrhHd— Rajat Sharma (@RajatSharmaLive) February 8, 2018
Remembering #JagjitSingh, the legendary singer n ghazal maestro on his birth anniversary. He is no more with us but the ghazals that he sang in his melodious voice remain immortal. pic.twitter.com/kFptT7wBaM— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) February 8, 2018
Chitti na koi sandesh jane wo kaun sa desh Jahan tum chale gaye .— Shekhar Verma (@Saffron_Shekhar) February 8, 2018
The man with the golden voice. ❤️ His songs have surely touched our souls. Tum ko dekha toh yeh khayal aya and hosh walo ko khabar Kya are my all time favourite.— Devanshi Bharadwaj (@devanshi_bh) February 8, 2018
May his soul rest in peace. #JagjitSingh https://t.co/ekFjQFPrNh
Remembering #JagjitSingh, born #OnThisDay. Renowned for popularizing the #ghazal, he was acclaimed for capturing and conveying emotions through his soul-stirring vocals. His notable work in films includes the songs Hothon Se Chhu Lo (#PremGeet), Hosh Walon Ko (#Sarfarosh). pic.twitter.com/2HGZvAT5mm— NFAI (@NFAIOfficial) February 8, 2018
Remembering Ghazal Maestro Jagjit Singh On His Birth Anniversary. Thank You For Gifting Soulful Voice & Great Songs To Humanity. ??? #JagjitSingh— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) February 8, 2018
What Are Your Favourite Lines Of His Ghazals? pic.twitter.com/7SA4zAqdWs
Chitti na koi sandesh jane wo kaun sa desh Jahan tum chale gaye Remembering #JagjitSingh sir on his Birth anniversary Gazal lovers always miss you...— Nancy Arora (@2bottle_down) February 8, 2018
‘Jaate jaate woh mujhe nishaani de gaya... ‘ Happy Birthday to a Voice that resonates in every soul that is stil alive :)) #JagjitSingh— Shaan (@singer_shaan) February 8, 2018
Even today your songs live on in all our hearts Jagjit Ji. The most soulful singer ever ???— ARMAAN MALIK (@ArmaanMalik22) February 8, 2018
Here’s a little something I’d like to share with the world on his Birth Anniversary! #JagjitSingh https://t.co/nwGzbJm2vb
Remembering sir #JagjitSingh on his birth anniversary ?— Guru Randhawa (@GuruOfficial) February 8, 2018
The legend forever ?
Jagjit Singh's demise has left a deep void in the Indian music and entertainment industry, and perhaps there shall never be any other like him.