• Jagjit Singh Announces New Album At Mumbai Ghazal Concert

    8th December 2010

     

    December 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Ghazal King Jagjit Singh has made an announcement about his next album while performing at a Ghazal concert in Mumbai last evening. The unique concert was an attempt to offer the audience a new taste of ghazals, said the ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh.

    On this occasion, 30 musicians performed live on around 20 ghazals in the accompaniment of the instruments like violins, flutes, guitars and several others.

    The maestro released his last album Inteha in 2009, which was promoted on Zee TVs popular show Banoo Main Teri Dulhann. Jagjit has composed more than 50 albums till date starting from his first album The Unforgettables in 1976. He has sung in several Indian languages like Bengali, Hindi, Gujarati, Pujabi, Sindhi, Urdu and Nepali.

    The Padma Bhushan award winner has also done playback singing in various renowned films like Veer-Zaara, Sarfarosh, Tum Bin, Dushman, Khal Nayak, Arth and many others. He has recently sung in the low budget Bollywood film Shah Rukh Bola Khoobsurat Hai Tu.

    The ghazal maestro says that he gets call only for a particular genre from Bollywood so if they want to offer him some variety then he would definitely love to work in many other Bollywood films in future.

    Jagjit is now working on his latest album and is expecting to release it soon. As we know, he has given some of the most romantic numbers in Bollywood, we can expect the latest album also turns out to be a big romantic hit!

    --Sampurn Wire

     

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