Ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas unknown facts
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Pankaj Udhas is one of the most well known ghazal singers in India. All his songs are soul-stirring. Every time his album releases, it remains on the top of every ghazal lover's playlist. A majority of Pankaj Udhas songs were chartbusters and ruled the music charts for long.
On his birthday, we share some unknown facts about the Ghazal maestro.
Did you know that Pankaj Udhas actually wanted to become a doctor. In one of the interviews to a tabloid, the singer had confessed that he was preparing to join medicine when music beckoned. And then, he never looked back.
We all remember our first salary and what we did with that. Pankaj Udhas, who was crazy about cars had bought his first prized possession—a 1951 model Fiat, which he still owns.
A ghazal singer would come across as a very serious introvert. However, Pankaj Udhas revealed in an interview that he was very mischievous.
Hard to believe, right? Now, for the best part—his songs. You just can't stop listening to his song midway. So, we present to you some of Pankaj Udhas' evergreen songs that you must add to your playlist.
Chitti Aayi Hai
Jeeye Toh Jeeye Kaise
Aur Aahista Kijiye Baatein
Na Kajre Ki Dhar
Aap Jinke Kareeb Hote Hain
Woh Ladki Yaad aati Hai
Gungroo toot gaye
Chandni raat mein
ek Taraf Uska ghar
Chandi Jaise Rang
Thodi thodi Piya Karo
Maikhane Se sharaab Se
Deewaron se milkar rona achcha lagta hai