Google celebrated the second birthday of the Gazal King Jagjith Singh after his death with Jagjith Singh 72nd Birthday Google Doodle in honor to him. Jagjith Singh was the last name of Hindi Gazal music. His songs was something beyond explanation. It has got a divine spirit that can pull the listener to another world.
Jagjith Singh music life was very special to all Indians as the musical rhythm comes out from his lips have got the power to change the mood. Google Doodle on his 72nd Birthday included his picture with harmonium in the place of Google letter ‘g’. The entire doodle was designed with the color of shall he wore though his neck.
Jagjith Singh was born in 1941 February 8th in Srinagar at Rajasthan. He was the man who made Gazal Music popular among normal audience. He used to conduct ‘Gazal Raths’ during his lifetime where a large number of his fans come together to listen his miraculous voice. The way he handle his audience was also unique. It was the simple and melodious presentation of Gazal which made Jagjith Singh popular among all other Gazal musicians.
Apart from Gazals he also sang classical and devotional songs. From childhood itself the Gazal king showed the talent of singing. During his life time he got Chitra Singh as his life partner who is also a famous Gazal singer. Both of them together did many works. Jagjith Singh songs for many Hindi movies too. It was in his thought to be a singer in Bollywood film industry Jagjith Singh moved from Rajasthan and settled in Mumbai. He continuously hard worked to become a good singer and to show all sincerity towards his songs.
It was the determination and sincerity made him honor of the Gazal King. Gazal music is incomplete without Jagjith Singh. His discography includes thousands of beautiful songs. The main specialty of his voice is that the listener will never get bored even he/she listens to his song for more than hundred time in a day.
Close to my heart, Chahat, Mehfille, Ada, Love, Love is Blind are some among a large collection of his music which adds beauty of his singing career. He used many instruments with his songs like vocals, piano, harmonium and tanpura. It was his beautiful voice which make us remember him after the two years of his demise. Reports says that today also he is listed among the top musicians list whose songs are listened most in recent times. It shows that though he is no more his music is living with same fame and popularity.
Throughout his life time and also after his death he was given many honors and awards. It was due to a sudden brain hemorrhage he died on September 23rd 2011 after being hospitalized for more than two weeks. After his death in 2012 Biography of Jagjith Singh was released by the name ‘Beyond Time’. It was based on the interviews the biography was prepared.
Jagjith Singh was a legend who dedicated his entire life for music. The art of music is clearly reflected in every stages of his life. The way he presented his music was entirely different and ones you listen to his voice you will surely get addicted to it.