Anup Jalota - Bhajan Ganga - 2675 525 - (Condition -
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Anoop Jalota, also known as Anup Jalota, (born 29 July
1953) is an Indian singer and musician, best known for his performances in
the Hindu devotional music bhajan and the Urdu form of poetry, ghazal.
He is popularly known as the "Bhajan Samraat"
(Emperor of Bhajans). Padma Shri for 2012 has been conferred upon him in
the field of Art-Indian Classical Music- Vocal by Government of India.Anup
Jalota was born in Phagwara, Punjab to Purushottam Das Jalota, a renowned
exponent of bhajan and hails from the Sham Chowrasi Gharana of Punjab. He was
educated in Lucknow. Anup's brother, Ajay Jalota, currently lives in
California. He has one elder brother Anil Jalota and two sisters Anjali Dhir
and Anita Mehra.Jalota started his musical career as a chorus singer in All
India Radio. He is usually backed by a santoor player, dholak player, sarod
player, sarangi player, violinist, sitar player, tabla player and guitarist.
Some of his popular bhajans include: Aisi Lagi Lagan, Main Nahi Makhan Khayo,
Rang De Chunariya, Jag Me Sundar Hai Do Naam, and Chadariya Jhini Re Jhini.
He was also the presenter of the program Dharam Aur Hum, telecast in Star
Plus from 2002 to 2005.He met Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji Maharaj in Mumbai and
agreed to release several CDs of his compositions. In 2008 he recorded
the title song "Golden Memorable Yaadein" for the CD "Noorani
Chehra" produced by Shaukat (Sam) Kassam to commemorate the Golden
Jubilee of HH the Aga Khan.a