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Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh Dhiman (8 February 1941 – 10 October 2011), popularly known as " The Ghazal King " or " King of Ghazals ", was an iconic Indian Ghazal singer, composer and musician. He is the most successful ghazal singer in India and created the craze for non-film music among music lovers. According to Google Search Trends, Jagjit Singh is people's first choice - both in India and abroad, when it came to songs, lyrics and mp3s of ghazals. 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. Sajda (An Offering, 1991), Jagjit Singh's magnum opus double album with Lata Mangeshkar holds the same record in non-film category. He sang in numerous languages. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the government of India in 2003. In February 2014, Government of India released a set of two postal stamps in his honour.Jagjit Singh is credited for the revival and popularity of ghazal, an Indian classical art form, by choosing poetry that was relevant to the masses and composing them in a way that laid more emphasis on the meaning of words and melody evoked by them. In terms of Indian Classical music, his style of composing and Gayaki (singing) is considered as Bol-pradhan, one that lays emphasis on words. He highlighted this in his music for films such as Prem Geet (1981), Arth (1982) , and Saath Saath (1982), and TV serials Mirza Ghalib (1988) and Kahkashan (1991). Jagjit Singh is considered to be the most successful ghazal singer and composer of all time in terms of critical acclaim and commercial success. With a career spanning five decades and a repertoire comprising over 90 albums, the range and breadth of his work has been regarded as genre-defining. He is the only composer and singer to have composed and recorded songs written by former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee – also a poet – in two albums, Nayi Disha (1999) and Samvedna (2002).Singh's 1987 album, Beyond Time, was the first digitally recorded release in India. He was regarded as one of India's most influential artists. With sitar legend Ravi Shankar and other leading figures of Indian classical music and literature, Singh voiced his concerns over politicisation of arts and culture in India and lack of support experienced by the practitioners of India's traditional art forms, particularly folk artists and musicians. He lent active support to several philanthropic endeavours such as the library at St. Mary's School, Mumbai, Bombay Hospital, CRY, Save the Children and ALMA.

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Hothon Se Chhu lo Tum [From Premgeet]4:50
Tum Nahin Aaye Abhi4:08
Kisika Yun To Hua Kaun3:25
Mere Jaise Ban Jaoge6:21
Dard Apnata Hai6:18
Dard Ke Phool Bhi5:46
Main Bhool Jaoon4:01
Mere Dil Ne Kaha4:49
Ghar Se Nikle The Hausala Karke6:03
Uski Baten To Phool Hon Jaise3:52
Badal Ki Tarah Jhoom Ke5:42
Kanton Se Daaman Uljhana5:36
Kya Bhala Hai Kya Bura Hai5:43
Hothon Se Chhu lo Tum [From Premgeet]4:50
Main Aur Meri Tanhai [Soundtrack]5:13
Mere Darwaze Se Ab Chand Ko [Soundtrack]1:48
Ajnabi [Soundtrack]3:43
Ghazal Ka Saaz Uthao4:12
Benaam Sa Ye Dard [Dhoop / Soundtrack Version]9:03
Teri Aankhon Se Hi5:57
Jab Samne Tum Aa Jate Ho6:51
Yun To Guzar Raha Hai6:30
Benaam Sa Ye Dard5:45
Rukh Se Parda5:50
Teri Aankhon Se Hi5:57
Gham Ka Khazana Tera Bhi Hai Mera Bhi5:01
Benaam Sa Ye Dard [Dhoop / Soundtrack Version]9:03
Main Aur Meri Tanhai [Soundtrack]5:13
Gham Ka Khazana Tera Bhi Hai Mera Bhi5:01
Kabhi Ghuncha Kabhi Shola4:50
Paani Mein Meen Pyasi5:42
Log Har Mod Pe5:44
Ishq Ke Shole Ko Bhadkao3:58
Hijaab - E - Fitna Parwar4:57
आँखों में जल रहा है क्यों5:18
Aaye Hain Samjhane Log3:16
Koi Samjhega Kya Raz - E - Gulshan6:47
Dairo-Haram4:38
Ek Purana Mausam Lauta6:16
Shaam Se Aankh Mein Nami Si Hai4:56
Woh Khat Ke Purze Udaa Raha Tha5:11
Zindagi Yun Hui Basar Tanha5:43
Ek Parvaz Dikhayi Di Hai6:12
Tum Itna Jo Muskura Rahe Ho5:21
Phir Kuchh Is Dil Ko Beqarari Hai3:10
तुमको देखा तो ये ख़याल आया4:51
Chupke Chupke3:06
Meri Zindagi Kisi Aur Ki5:56
Hazaron Khwahishen Aisi5:39
Hum Mein Hi Thi Na Koi Baat4:56
Aaj Hum Bichade Hai5:29
Main Bhool Jaoon4:01
Kaise Kaise Haadse Sahte Rahe5:26
Raakh Ke Dher Ne3:42
Yun Zindagi Ki Raah Mein4:50
Aaye Hain Samjhane Log3:16
Jab Kisi Se Koi Gila Rakhna6:30
Bebasi Jurm Hai Hausla Jurm Hai4:33
Ya To Mit Jaiye Ya Mita Deejiye5:47
Kaheen Aisa Na Ho Daman Jalalo5:31
Aaj Phir Unka Samana5:26
Dosti Jab Kisi se Ki Jaye5:43
Apne Hoton Par Sajana Chahata Hoon5:58
Wo Kaun Hai5:26
Samajte The5:49
Kabhi Khamosh Baithoge6:13
Ek Jaam Mein6:27
Yeh Karen Aur Woh Karen6:38

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