Jagjit Singh – A ghazal singer who created who created his own distinct space

Jagjit Singh shall always be remenbered for placing the ghazal singing on a very uniuque platform, for class as well as mass.

But, he never compromoised with quality or experimentaion, for the sake of popularity.He could so well synthesize the the taste of the public to his level of performance, be it stage-show or public performance.He did not let the public taste affect choice of his ghazals or style.

It was so unfortunate that such a staunch artist had to accept defet at the hands of the dstiny in this final battle.
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Author: ASHOK M VAISHNAV

In July 2011, I opted to retire from my active career as a practicing management professional. In the 38 years that I pursued this career, I had opportunity to work in diverse capacities, in small-to-medium-to-large engineering companies. Whether I was setting up Greenfield projects or Brownfield projects, nurturing the new start-ups or accelerating the stabilized unit to a next phase growth, I had many more occasions to take the paths uncharted. The life then was so challenging! One of the biggest casualty in that phase was my disregards towards my hobbies - Be with The Family, Enjoy Music form Films of 1940s to mid-1970s period, write on whatever I liked to read, pursue amateur photography and indulge in solving the chess problems. So I commenced my Second Innings to focus on this area of my life as the primary occupation. At the end of four years, I am now quite a regular blogger. I have been able to build a few very strong pen-relationships. I maintain contact with 38-years of my First Innings as freelance trainer and process facilitator. And yet, The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.

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