Jagjit Singh has sung many memorable songs for Bollywood films and his music has touched many lives. Twitter has been abuzz with the grief expressed by the Hindi film fraternity.
- Karan Johar: I grew up listening to the brilliance of Jagjit Singh… my mother was a big fan and then made me one…RIP sir!!! Loss of a true legend.
- Shabana Azmi: Kisi ki nazar lag gayi hai kala ki duniya ko..jagjit singh no more. His contribution to the ghazal in India is unparallelled. big loss.
- Akshay kumar: Saddened to know 'The Ghazal King', Jagjit Singh is no more. Tum itna jo muskura rahe ho, this song makes me misty-e...
- Mahesh Bhatt: My film ARTH would not have touched the hearts of millions of people without the contribution of Jagjit Singh. Thank you friend.Thank you!
- Shreya Ghosal: Jagjit Ji passes away. One of the saddest day for all us music lovers. The golden voice will not sing anymore. Rest in peace.
- Preity Zinta: May god give peace to Mr. Jagjit Singh's soul ! He was the king of poetry & soulful music; He will live in our hearts forever.... R.I.P
Story first published: Monday, October 10, 2011, 13:39 [IST]