Global Indian Music Academy Awards will showcase a special tribute to celebrate the musical legacy of Late ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh. The evening will feature a special concert titled as “Jagjit Singh -Yaadon Ka Safar” that will be held in the fond memory of Jagjit Singh. The event is also being held to pay a special tribute Jagjit Singh on his 71st birth anniversary. The event will be aired on Colors channel on February 8, 2012.
Jagjit Singh was also a member of GIMA who had guided many aspiring singers and had always welcomed fresh talent in the industry. The concert that is being put together is an effort by Indian music fraternity to remember and pay honour to the late Ghazal king. Some of the well known names from the industry who will grace the evening include Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Ustad Rashid, Ghulam Ali, Khan, Anup Jalota, Amanat Ali, Kailash Kher and many more.
Late Jagjit Singh’s wife Chitra Singh said that she is really touched by the effort that is being made to host this concert. She also said that this concert would touch upon the life of her late husband and she is really grateful to all those people who are moving in to honor and remember her late husband on his 71st birthday.
We pray that Jagjit Singh’s soul rests in peace.