Colors TV will be paying tribute to the late Ghazal maestro, Jagjit Singh later this month in a special show called ‘Jagjit Singh Yaadon Ka Safar’.
The musical evening, which also marks Jagjit Singh’s 71st birthday is a special tribute to celebrate his musical legacy.
Speaking on the occasion, Chitra Singh, said, “I am filled with a deep sense of pride and joy that the music fraternity is coming together to remember and honor my husband on his 71st birth anniversary. The tribute concert has my blessings and support. My family and I look forward to a nostalgic night embracing his memory.”
Jagjit Singh was an artist with many dimensions – singer, writer, composer, music director, activist and a philanthropist. An active member of GIMA who also mentored most of its music initiatives, Jagjit Singh always supported and inspired new talent. This intimate tribute concert put together by GIMA and the Indian music fraternity is an effort to celebrate his musical journey۪ – his iconic legacy and unmatched contribution to music, through performances dedicated to him by friends and colleagues.
The expected artistes at the tribute concert are Ghulam Ali, Ustad Rashid Khan, Anup Jalota, Bhupinder & Mitali Singh, Talat Aziz, Suresh Wadkar, Hariharan, Dr. L. Subramanium & Kavita Krishnamurthy, Kailash Kher, Hans Raj Hans, Shafqat Amanat Ali, Shaan, Kunal Ganjawala, Richa Sharma to name a few.
Sharing his thoughts on the initiative on the same, Mr Raj Nayak, CEO – Colors said, “Colors is proud to present Indian viewers a peek into the life and times of the musical maestro Jagjit Singh. Our association with GIMA and Wizcraft opens up avenues into several unchartered territories in this space. This event put together and presented as a mark of respect and love for the Jagjitji will surely touch an emotional chord for music lovers and Colors viewers.”
“We are very honoured and excited that our initiative has received an overwhelming support from the industry. Through GIMA, it is our endeavour to contribute to the Indian music industry by providing a platform where such legends can be celebrated, honoured and fondly remembered. This intimate tribute concert will feature memorable performances by renowned artistes as we bring alive memories and anecdotes that involve the maestro,” added Wiz. Sabbas Joesph, Director Wizcraft International Entertainment Ltd.
‘Jagjit Singh Yaadon Ka Safar’ will be shown on Colors on Sunday 29th April.