08 February 2014

India Post pays tributes to Jagjit Singh...




Today is the birth anniversary of great Ghazal singer of India ,Jagjit Singh . A set of two stamps in honour of Legendary Ghazal Singer Jagjit Singh will be released in denomination of Rs. 5 and Rs. 20 by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at New Delhi today, 8th February 2014.


Image courtesy : Pradip Jain – Patna

Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh (8 February 1941 – 10 October 2011), was a prominent Indian Ghazal singer,composer known as the "Ghazal King", he gained acclaim together with his wife, another renowned Indian ghazal singer Chitra Singh in the 1970s and 1980s. Their combination album comprising music from the films, Arth and Saath Saath is the HMV's largest selling combination album of all time. He sang in numerous languages. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the government of India in 2003.

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Mr Pradip Jain shares here a rare photo with Jagjit Singh and Chitra Singh of a  stage programme at Patna in 1979.


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