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K.L.Saigal (1904-1947) is regarded as the greatest singer of the century. He was a musical genius who became a legend in his lifetime. His first recording was 'Jhulna Jhulao' by Hindustan Records of Calcutta in 1932. As an actor-singer, Saigal attained unprecedented fame and popularity through New Theatres' productions beginning with 'Chandidas' in 1934, followed by Devadas in 1935. His first ghazal 'Nukta-chin hai game-dil' in the film Yahudi Ki Ladki (1933) became a countrywide sensation. Saigal loved Urdu poetry and he created a new fusion of the music and the poetry. The great Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib was his favourite. Saigal rendered Ghalib's ghazals in his immortal voice in the famous movie Mirza Ghalib produced by Sohrab Modi in 1954.