Google India Celebrates Jagjit Singh's 72nd Birthday with a Doodle

Google India has today given a doodle of the Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh ,on his 72nd Birthday.In this way,Google doodle has honoured Jagjit Singh on his 72nd birth anniversary.
This is a surprise by Google because we generally don’t see music composers or singers on Google’s Doodle. Jagjit singh had passed away on 10th October 2011.

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Jagjit Singh's 72nd Birthday doodle
Google doodle of Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh (8 February 1941 – 10 October 2011), was a prominent Indian Ghazal singer, songwriter and musician. Known as the “Ghazal King”, 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.

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Anonymous - February 7, 2013

thanx 2 google

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Divya Jayadevan - February 7, 2013

Thats the gratitude towards him i have made a video for this please visit it here..
http://youtu.be/LxrnBR4Nao0

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Abhijit Mahida - February 7, 2013

The video is very good..

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Anonymous - February 9, 2013

Jagjit Singh passed away in 2012 not in 2011… How can you do this?

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Abhishek - February 9, 2013

Pllease don't insult this great man…Atleast correct his date of death…

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Abhijit Mahida - February 9, 2013

Abhishek,i have cross-checked it on wikipedia,the date is correct "10th october 2011".But thanks for your keen observation.

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IT Minister of MP - February 19, 2013

जगजीत सिंह हम सभी के बीच में सिर्फ याद नहीं एहसास बनकर मौजूद हैं… ग़ज़ल और उर्दू जैसे अभिन्न थे, परन्तु जगजीत जी ने ग़ज़ल हिंदी में लिखकर, ग़ज़ल के एक नए रूप से परिचय कराया और हर युवा के दिल को छू लिया…

आज उनकी जन्मतिथि पर मैं उन्हें सच्चे दिल से श्रद्धांजलि देते हुए यही कहना चाहूँगा कि प्रेम की भावना को उन्होंने जिस पवित्रता और समर्पण से जोड़ा है और पाश्य संस्कृति से प्रभावित युवाओं को वफादारी का मतलब सिखाया है वो अत्यंत सराहनीय है…

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