There is one artist whose voice has made us all a fan of ghazals at one time or other, and he is none other than Jagjit Singh. This talented musician, composer and singer has touched our hearts deeply with his voice and compositions. Commonly known as the Ghazal King, he also increases the popularity of this part of music in India. As we all come together to celebrate his 75th birth anniversary, here are 11 songs that he has blessed us with. Also Read - Jagjit Singh's Birth Anniversary: A Look at 5 Soul-Stirring Melodies of The Ghazal King
1. Woh Kaghaz Ki Kashti Also Read - Abhay Deol Says The Main Obstacle of #MeToo Movement in The Country is The Law Which Works Slowly
This track from Jagjit Singh’s 1982 album The Latest will take you back to your childhood days. Also Read - Check Out 10 Timeless Ghazals By Jagjit Singh To Remember The Music Maestro
2. Honthon se Choo lo tum
This romantic number from the 1981 movie, Prem Geet was one of Singh’s biggest successes. This track has the power to instantly romanticize any scenario. This was a valued addition to the golden era of Jagjit Singh’s beginning as the Ghazal King. The composition has been luring romantics for decades.
4. Tum Itna Jo Muskura Rahe Ho
This heart touching song from the 1982 movie Arth will give you all the feels.
5. Jhuki Jhuki Si Nazar
This composition is also a part of the1982 movie Arth and is one of the most soothing classics.
6. Pyar ka Pehla Khat
This musical genius was a part of his album Parwaaz – Live in Singapore and is refreshing to hear.
7. Chithi na koi sandesh
This song from the 1998 movie will make you teary eyes and is one of his best performances.
8. Koi Fariyaad
This composition is a part of the 2001 musical romantic movie Tum Bin. the song is one of the most heartwarming compositions by the Ghazal King.
9. Hosh Walon Ko Khabar
This song brought back the craze of Ghazals in the late 90s. This song from the 1999 movie Sarfarosh is one of the most listened to ghazal of the recent time.