Jagjit Singh Age, Height, Weight, Bio, Family & Wife

Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh was a celebrated Indian ghazal singer, composer and musician. He is referred to as the “Ghazal King”. He along with his wife Chitra Singh, another great Indian ghazal singer earned wide scale popularity in the 1970s and 1980s. The duos album comprising music from the films Arth and Saath Saath happens to be the HMVs highest selling combination album of all time. Jagjit Singh’s double album with Lata Mangeshkar holds the same record in non-film section. He popularized ghazal to a great extent. He sang in many languages. The couple’s album “The Unforgettable” met with great success. The track “Hontho se chhoo lo tum” from the film Prem Geet and the number “Yeh Tera Ghar Yeh Mera Ghar”from the film Saath Saath became classics. He lent his voice in numerous Hindi films. He also did playback singing in the TV serial Mirza Ghalib which was based on the life of the poet Mirza Ghalib.

He was bestowed with great honors during his illustrious career. In 2012, the Rajasthan government posthumously awarded Jagjit Singh its highest civilian award, the Rajasthan Ratna. In 2003, the government of India awarded him the nation’s third highest civilian award Padma Bhushan. He was awarded the Sahitya Academy Award in 1998.

Jagjit Singh

 Jagjit Singh Age, Height, Weight, Bio, Family & Wife

Biography
Born Name Jagmohan Singh Dhiman
Nickname Ghazal King
Occupation Singer, composer, music director
Personal Life
 Date of Birth 8 February 1941
Died 10 October 2011 (aged 70)
Place of Birth Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan, India
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Indian
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Height & Weight
Height in feet/inches: 6 feet
in meters: 1.83 m
in centimeters: 183 m
Weight in kilograms: 75 kg
in Pounds: 165 lbs
Education
Education Qualification Degree in arts from DAV college, Jalandhar

Attended classes to obtain a Post Graduate Degree in history from Kurukshetra University, Haryana but, didn’t complete it

School Khalsa High School, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan
College Government College, Ganganagar
DAV College, Jalandhar
Kurukshetra University, Haryana
Family
Father Sardar Amar Singh Dhiman
Mother Sardarni Bachchan Kaur
Brother 2
Sister 4
Children Son- Vivek (died in 1990)
Others N/A
Wife, Girlfriends & Affairs
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Chitra Singh
Girlfriends/Affairs N/A
Salary & Net Worth
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Favorite, Hobbies, Likes & Dislikes
Hobbies Yoga, walking, listening to classical music
Likes N/A
Dislikes N/A
Contact Address & Phone Number
Address N/A
Phone/Number/ E-mail N/A
Social Media Profile
Facebook N/A
Twitter N/A
Instagram N/A

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