NewZNew (Chandigarh) : The video of renowned Punjabi singer-artiste Jagtar Jagga’s title song ‘Duniya’ from his upcoming album was released at Le Crown Hotel in Sector 35 today. Shashi Films Private Limited and Sky Weather Entertainment Private Limited have produced the project. Apart from Jagga, producer Shamsher Pathania, music composer HM Singh (Kukki) and video director Aryavir Arya were present on the occasion.
The singer told the media person that he was a native of Panjola village in Ropar district. At present he has been staying in Mohali for last few years. “I developed interest in singing from my childhood. I participated in cultural programmes in school and college. I sang songs of famous Punjabi singer Kuldeep Manak and Mohammad Sadique,” he said, adding that after college, he learnt music from PL Sharma for a few years. Later, Jagga trained under the tutelage of music composer HM Singh and learnt the nuances of singing.
In 1989, his debut album “Teri Maa Ne Sheesha Torhta” was released by a renowned music Company. The music was by Atul Sharma. The album received an overwhelming response. Several albums followed and these included “Aaa Laa Lae Shartaan” was appreciated. With the passage of time, Jagga gained a foothold in the music industry and started getting offers for shows. There was no looking back. In 2000 leading music company released Jagtar Jagga’s album “Suraj” with much fanfare. It received a huge response at the national level and, with this, Jagga became quite popular. He is Punjab’s first singer-artiste whose videos have been shot on a large scale. After the success of “Suraj”, he did stage shows with several renowned artistes of Bollywood and a mark for himself and Punjabi singing. After a long gap, Jagga has come out of with a song Duniya that will be quite popular among the youth. The song was shot in Latvia, Europe. Several international models and artistes have worked in it. Music of the song is composed by famous Music director HM Singh and video is directed by Aryavir Arya under the banner of Sky Weather Entertainment and Shashi Films Pvt Ltd. The singer said he was working on two more songs that would be released shortly. In times when anything passes off as a song, Jagga is committed to sing meaningful songs that promote Punjabi culture.
Producer Shamsher Pathania also announced Film on this occasion.Audition of the film will start shortly.