One after another many stars are losing their shine and we are constantly losing the prominent figures of different industries. One more veteran singer and the wife of late music composer Khayyam, Jagjit Kaur has demised on Sunday, 15th August 2021. Her death is a great loss for the music industry and her fans are feeling broken after hearing her passing news. She has passed away at the age of 93. Many celebs pay tributes to her death and showed their grieving for her death. Fans and many celebs are also sending their condolences messages to her family.

Jagjit Kaur

Jagjit Kaur Death Reason

The reason her death is caused due to an age-related illness. Though she is not between us but her voice and music are always between us. Jagjit Kaur sang various songs including the one popular song which was composed by her late husband Khayyam and the title of the song was “Dekh Lo Aaj Humko” from the 1982 film “Bazaar”. The song featured Supriya Pathak Kapur and Farooq Shaikh.

She also gave her voice in the film 1961 “Shola Aur Shabnam” starring Dharmendra and “Tum Apna Ranj-O-Gham Apni Pareshani Mujhe De Do” from the year 1964 Waheeda Rehman-starrer “Shagoon”. The spokesperson of the Khayyam Jagjit Kaur KPG Charitable Trust, Pritam Sharma, the veteran singer took her last breath around 6:00 AM at her residence which is Juhu, Mumbai.

Pritam Sharma stated that “The last rituals will be performed with the presence of limited attendance today itself and the venue is at Pawan Hans Crematorium, Vile Parle here.”

Jagjit Kaur started her career at the beginning of the 50s, by singing songs in many films such as “Posti” (Punjabi Language) and “Dil-e-Nadan” the star cast of this film was Talat Mehmood and Shyama. She tied the wedding knot with Khayyam in the year 1954. Apart from this she also sang a song in the Khayyam-composed memorable music track “Umrao Jaan” in the year 1981.

In the year 2016, Kaur along with her husband music-composer started the Charitable Trust, and the name of this trust was “Khayyam Jagjit Kaur KPG Charitable Trust” in order to provide support to budding artists and technicians in India. Her husband Khayyan has demised in the year 2019 at the age of 92 and now Jagjit Kaur has also gone to his husband and passed away on 15th August 2021 at the age of 93. May God give rest to his soul and strength to his family to bear the pain of this great loss.


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