Early Years


The connect is Jagjit Singh Dhiman, popularly known as Jagjit Singh.

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Here’s the Connect :

Picture Courtesy : Jagjit Singh’s Biography,
‘Beyond Time’ – The Ageless Music of Jagjit Singh.

A)

Little Jagjit with his father Sardar Amar Singh Dhiman


Young Jagjit Singh

B) Jagjit Singh’s family


Step daughter Monica, wife Chitra and son Vivek


Step daughter Monica with son Vivek

Trivia : Monica was Chitra Singh’s daughter from her first marriage to Debo Prasad Dutta.

Monica Choudhary committed suicide by hanging herself to death at her home in Mumbai.on May 29, 2009.
Monica married Cinematographer Jehangir Choudhary in 1988.
In 2005, she divorced him and married Briton Mark Houghton Roger Atkins, Managing Director of a Vikhroli based firm.
However, she was second time unlucky in marriage, and thus, suffered from depression due to her disturbed married life.

This is Vivek Singh Lane, on Breach Candy in Mumbai.
This lane is dedicated to Jagjit Singh’s son Vivek, who died in a car accident in early 1990’s.


Young Vivek Singh with his Parents

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27 thoughts on “Early Years

  1. It is impossible to forget the unique and golden voice of the great Jagjit Singh.I get immense peace and solace in hearing his Gajals and songs.I feel lucky to see him performing live at Sisr Fort stadium and those memories will ever remain fresh in memory.

  2. Impossible to forget this remarkable performer whose legendary performances are going to live forever.I met him twice,once at Delhi and then at Jabalpur and was awed at his simplicity with which he looked at life.

  3. KABHI NA BULENE WALI AWAZ THI HIS SONG CHITTHI NA KOI SANDESH NA JANE KAUN SA DESH JAHA TUM CHALE GAYE IS VERY TOUCHING TO MY HEART HIS LIFE IS VERY SIMLAIR WITH MY LIFE VINOD BHATIA

  4. i`m a big fan of u,sir.got a chance 2 listen him live in agra,his last performance in agra.he was a master of masters.ne`er f`get him.

  5. Jagjit singh will always be remebered and he is a legend..He used to be my all time fav singer since my childhood days.He is still alive with his lovely ghazals and melodious voice.

  6. Jagjit singh and Chitra are two gems of ghazals in the whole world.
    superb voice which can make you mesmerized superb ……………..no words to describe the karizma of voices ……. heart touching ……..

  7. To me Jagjit & Chitra are complementary,one without other was sufficient and even perfect but together they invoke “wow”. Their singing is very touching and personnel I am listling them since I was 10 and even today they are just as fresh as ever.May god keep their soul in peace.

  8. I hv lived my life n still live only coz of d inspiration of Jagjit’s ghazal.
    even i say ..jagne china mujhse mujhe jo bhi laga pyara.

  9. JAGJEET SINGH (JAGMOHAN SINGH) is my life.
    his VOICE AND STYLE WAS VERY DIFFERENT.
    I LOVE HIM ALWAYS
    HE WAS A GHAZAL KING.

  10. Jagjitji,

    Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure.
    You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.

  11. One of our friends went to Karachi and asked for a CD of the best ghazal singer in Pakistan.
    They said ‘ Are you from India,Sir? Here in Pakistan we think Jagjit Singh is the best.’
    It really made me so proud to hear this story. The undisputed King of Ghazal……who else, but Jagjit Singh.💐🙏

  12. The uncrowned Ghazal King of India. His songs give solace and peace to all. Let his live concert DVDs be once again made available for the general public. His live concert – Life Story performed at Mumbai is not available. His family members may take steps to make available DVDs of all his live concerts.

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