The Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh who died this morning, Oct 10 at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai leaves the nation in a shock. 'The late Ghazal King', had reigned the world of ghazals for decades.
Jagjit Singh has sung many memorable songs for Bollywood films and his music has touched many lives. Twitter has been abuzz with the grief expressed by the Hindi film fraternity.
- Karan Johar: I grew up listening to the brilliance of Jagjit Singh… my mother was a big fan and then made me one…RIP sir!!! Loss of a true legend.
- Shabana Azmi: Kisi ki nazar lag gayi hai kala ki duniya ko..jagjit singh no more. His contribution to the ghazal in India is unparallelled. big loss.
- Akshay kumar: Saddened to know 'The Ghazal King', Jagjit Singh is no more. Tum itna jo muskura rahe ho, this song makes me misty-e...
- Mahesh Bhatt: My film ARTH would not have touched the hearts of millions of people without the contribution of Jagjit Singh. Thank you friend.Thank you!
- Shreya Ghosal: Jagjit Ji passes away. One of the saddest day for all us music lovers. The golden voice will not sing anymore. Rest in peace.
- Preity Zinta: May god give peace to Mr. Jagjit Singh's soul ! He was the king of poetry & soulful music; He will live in our hearts forever.... R.I.P