Jagmohan Sursagar

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Jagmohan Sursagar
Born6 September 1918
West Bengal, India
Died4 September 2003
Juhu, Mumbai
Other namesJaganmoy Mitra
OccupationSinger
Music composer
Years active1938-1999
Known forIndian light music
Awards Padma Shri

Jagmohan Sursagar, born Jaganmoy Mitra, was an Indian singer and music composer, [1] best known for his composition, "Pyar Ki Yeh Talkhiyan", sung by Lata Mangeshkar in the 1955 Hindi language movie, Sardar. [2] He sang several film and non-film songs for Kamal Dasgupta, renowned Bengali music composer, [2] "O Varsha Ke Pahale Badal" from Meghdoot (1945), being the most notable among them. [3] He performed on many stages, including the Yadein show, organised by Sangeet Manjari, in 1971, and sang alongside many old time singers. [4] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian award of the Padma Shri in 1999. [5] Saregama, the Indian music company, has brought out a collection of his songs, under the title, The Best Of-Sursagar Jagmohan, which features 21 of his tracks. [6]

Contents

Selected tracks

  1. "Ulfat Ki Saza Do"
  2. "Deewana Tumhara"
  3. "Mujhe Khamosh"
  4. "Prem Ki Rut Chal"
  5. "Dil Deke Dard Liya"
  6. "Yeh Na Bata Sakoonga Main"
  7. "Ankhon Mein Chhupalo"
  8. "Yeh Mana Ke Tum"
  9. "Jal Rahe Hain"
  10. "Niras Mein Aas Prabhu"
  11. "Meri Ankhen Bani"
  12. "Pyari Tum Kitni"
  13. "Mat Kar Saaj Singar"
  14. "Tum Mere Samne"
  15. "Sapnon Men Mujhko"
  16. "Mujhe Na Sapno Se"
  17. "O Varsha Ke Pehle Badal"
  18. "Chand Hai Mehman'
  19. 'Yeh Chand Nahin"
  20. 'Ek Bar Muskura Do"

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