Jagjit Singh is most Googled

6 years ago

New Delhi: Jagjit Singh continues to be popular with his fans more than a year after his death as the singer has topped the list of most searched ghazal singer online.

According to Google Search Trends, Jagjit Singh, whose 72nd birth anniversary falls on February 8, tops the list of popular singers in this genre.

In India, netizens of Ludhiana, Bhopal and Indore search the most for queries related to Singh. Pankaj Udhas comes second place in his online popularity in India, whereas it is Ghulam Ali worldwide.

Globally, the Indian subcontinent searches the highest for Jagjit Singh, followed by Pakistan, Bangladesh and United Arab Emirates.

The top five ghazal singers globally are: Jagjit Singh, Ghulam Ali, Mehdi Hassan, Pankaj Udhas and Talat Aziz.

'Hontho se chhoo lo tum', 'Jhuki Jhuki Si Nazar', 'Koi Yeh Kaise Bataye', 'Tere Khushboo Mein Base Khat', 'Tum Itna Jo Muskura Rahe Ho', 'Hosh Walon Ko', 'Koi Fariyaad', 'Tum paas aa rahe ho' and 'Tumse Bichhad Kar' are few hit ghazals of the late singer.

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