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Bollywood mourns Jagjit Singh's passing

Hindustan Times  New Delhi, October 10, 2011
First Published: 11:26 IST(10/10/2011) | Last Updated: 16:20 IST(10/10/2011)

Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh breathed his last on Monday morning. Reacting to the news of the singer's death, celebrities took to Twitter. Here's what they said:

@AmitabhBachan: Today we have lost one of the most talented individuals of our time. Your music and memory will live on forever. RIP Mr. Jagjit Singh. -AB

@iamsrk: Uff so sad to hear of the demise of jagjit singhji. May Allah bless his soul.

@akshaykumar: Saddened to know 'The Ghazal King', Jagjit Singh is no more. Tum itna jo muskura rahe ho, this song makes me misty-eyed, especially today. RIP Jagjit Singh.

@kjohar25: 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...

@AzmiShabana: 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

@DuttaLara: Very saddened to hear of the demise of Jagjit singh! May his soul rest in peace.

@Riteishd: R.I.P Jagjit Singh Saab

@vivek_oberoi: RIP Ghazal legend Jagjit Singhji...a maestro whose talent touched the hearts of millions

@NeilNMukesh: Heard the sad news of Jagjit singh ji. Truly a legend. My fav song of his. "Hosh waalon ko khabar kya ..bekhudi kya cheez hai"RIP

@taran_adarsh: Jagjit Singh. RIP.

@ranvirshorey: RIP, Jagjit Singh.

@Sophie_Choudry: This cannot be true. His voice moved ppl to tears & so will this news. A true gift to music. Am absolutely devastated. R.I.P Jagjit Singh

Other Tweeple react
@suhelseth: Saraki ti jaaye hain...Jagjit Singh made the common people appreciate the nuances of ghazals by explaining them and then rendering them...

@sardesairajdeep: 'Tumko Dekha to Yeh Khyal aya': will play the song tonight and remember the man and the voice. Jagjit Singh RIP.

@BDUTT: tum itna jo muskura rahe ho, kya gham hai jisko chhupa rahe ho... searingly beautiful and true. RIP Jagjit Singh

@sonamohapatra: The reason why my sisters @MadhumitaM1 & @Pratichee christened me as a 'Ghuzzler' in my 9th standard , no more . Jagjit Singh . RIP

@shrutipathak9: Jagjit singh passes away... Really sad to hear about that... The gazal world will miss him! Its such a loss!

@SushmaSwarajBJP: Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh is no more. His songs were part of our lives. It is a terrible loss

@neeta_lulla: Respects to Jagjit Singh ji one of our most wonderful gazal singer he touched our hearts and lives with beautiful songs we will miss him.

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