His birth place is Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. his four sisters and two brothers and other family members called him as Jeet.
Jagjit Singh is well-known ghazal singer who has sung in different languages that is Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujrati, Bengali and Nepali. No doubt he was born talented and all for his talent he is the recipeint of Padma Bushan award. When we talk about the start, then it was just small mehfils where he sung his ghazal and from there he started his career.
In Bollywood movies we have heard some of his ghazals. Hosh walo ko khabar kya from Sarfrosh, koi fariyad from Tum bin, etc. are much popular and every one of us have heard. Do you know that he is the only person who introduced and used the 12 string guitar and the bass guitar in ghazal singing. Yes it is a great loss for India especially. ‘Hothon se chhoolo tum, mera geet amar kardo..’ Although he is not present in between us, but still Jagjit Singh will be remembered with his evergreen presence of his beautiful ghazal compositions.