Profession: Composer, Ghazal Singer, Music Director
Father of Jagjit Singh
Sardar Amar Singh Dhiman (a surveyor with government's public works department)
Mother of Jagjit Singh
Sardarni Bachchan Kaur (a housewife)
Wife/Spouse of Jagjit Singh
Favourite Poet(s) of Jagjit Singh
Sahir Ludhianvi, Mirza Ghalib, Shiv Kumar Batalvi
Favourite Singer(s) of Jagjit Singh
Lata Mangeshkar, Talat Mehmood, Abdul Karim Khan, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Amir Khan, Mohd. Rafi
Awards/Honours of Jagjit Singh
Honoured with the "Lata Mangeshkar Samman" in 1998 by Madhya Pradesh government.
Awarded with Sahitya Kala Academy Award by the Rajasthan Government in 1998.
For popularising the work of Mirza Ghalib, Government of India awarded him with Sahitya Academy Award in 1998.
In 2003, honoured with "Padma Bhushan" by the Government of India.
In 2012, posthumously awarded with "Rajasthan Ratna" (Rajasthan's highest civilian award).
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