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Jagjit Singh a legendary name in the field of Ghazal Singing is indisputably one of the most talented artist of India. This name has been ringing in the ears of millions of music lovers for many years. He is very versatile artist who can fill your heart with his meaningful and melodious song in any language of the world.

Jagjit Singh, one of the most talented artistes of India, has with his beautiful and equally talented wife Chitra Singh made history in the world of music. Born on 8th February 1941 in Shriganganagar in Rajasthan, he trained under Ustad Jamal Khan of the Senia Gharana. After graduation he came to Mumbai to try his fortunes in the music business. The first full-fledged Ghazal album by the husband-wife team was "The Unforgettables" in 1976. This album set new sales records and has been followed by numerous ghazals as well as devotional/religious albums, all of which have become classics.

Jagjit's ghazals brings out the emotional side of ghazal and poetry lovers. His ghazals do a wonderful job in delivering tranquility (where "mai-khana" is involved), passion, serenity, pain ("sweet pain" in love), deepness, grief, love and a reminder of one's own personal past. His voice, a true gift of God has the pain that an "ashiq" feels after loosing his beloved, the love that a mother seeks for her child, the tranquility that a "saaqi" delivers, the strange fear in a boy when she walks in the room. His deep voice holds the key to perhaps every emotion locked within oneself.

As the pioneer of non-film music wave Jagjit & Chitra have been greatly instrumental in popularizing Ghazals. They have also created the music and songs for various films and even TV serials. Jagjit & Chitra have their fans spread out not only in India but all over the world. The response to their performances in concerts has been tremendous. Their ability to establish a rapport with their audience makes the evening a memorable experience. Looking for new talents and promoting them has been Jagjit Singh's constant endeavor. Artistes such as Talat Aziz, Ghanshyam Vaswani, Vinod Sehgal, Ashok Khosla and Siza Roy are his contribution to the field of music. Succession awards have been conferred upon him from several state governments and music associations. Their enchanting ghazals use the choicest poetry by renowned lyricists like Mirza Ghalib, Ameer Meenai, Kafeel Aazer, Sudarshan Faakir and Nida Fazli. The lyrics which stirs an emotive appeal are given mood and life by Jagjit and Chitra Singh.Songs like "Sarakti Jaye Hai Rukh se Naqab Aahista Aahista","Aah Ko Chahiye","Baat Nicklegi To Door Talak Jayegi"and "Woh Kagaz Ki Kashti"are some of his best songs.

 





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