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Tribute to Mirza Ghalib on 222nd Birthday

Dec 30 2019

My tribute on Guitar (with a touch of Tanpura) to Mirza Ghalib on his 222nd birth anniversary that was 2 days ago. I’m singing Jagjit Singh’s rendition of 2 soulful Ghazals: Phir Kuch Ik Dil Ko Beqaraari Hai, Dil e Nadan Tujhe Hua Kya Hai. Better late than never to continue my years long tradition of celebrating Ghalib’s birthday. Both...

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Dil e Nadaan by Jagjit Singh on Guitar

Jun 25 2019

Soulful compositions of Jagjit Singh of Mirza Ghalib’s Ghazals which I tried to cover on my Guitar with Tanpura in the background. Shot in Selfie Mode so audio is a bit low. Ghazal 1: Dil e Nadaan Tujhe Hua Kya Hai Ghazal 2: Phir Kuch Ik Dil Ko Beqaraari Hai Poet: Mirza Ghalib Music and Original Singer: Jagjit Singh Featured in: Mirza Ghalib TV Series...

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Jagjit Singh – An Enigma

Dec 30 2017

There is an old anecdote that my Father always tells me and my brother. “When you were little kids of 5 and 8 respectively (my brother is 3 years older than me) – people who would visit our house would often ask – who is listening to these ancient songs of Talat Mahmood?”. It turns out that both of us would find ourselves crooning to the music of...

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Hazaron Khwahishen Aisi – Jagjit Singh Guitar Cover

Feb 27 2017

On 148th death anniversary of Mirza Ghalib, I paid my respect and a small tribute to Mirza Ghalib by singing Jagjit Singh’s rendition..

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Kabhi Kabhi Mere Dil Me

Nov 12 2015

This is my rendition on Guitar of Sahir Ludhianvi’s Nazm, Kabhi Kabhi Mere Dil Me from the Urdu Play “Ek Mulaqaat” that I recently saw starring Deepti Naval and Shekhar Suman. Honestly, I liked this version better than the movie version.

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Yaaron Wo Pal Ab Kahan

Sep 08 2013

Wrote this song last month in Sitla village (Uttarakhand) and recorded this version using my phone yesterday on my beat up acoustic guitar. A finished version will follow soon on a future Iktara release. गाँव छूटा मेरा गैर मै क्यूँ हुआ रेत के वो महल रौंदता मै गया रूह...

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