Faridul Alam Farid
India’s cine super star Salam Khan was in total disbelief. But Anup Jalota – the 65-year-old popular bhajan [Hindu devotional songs] singer confirmed he is in a relationship with Jasleen Matharu. But we in Blitz have even more of shocking news. Yes, just read this story until last and you will know something about Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu, that no other media has yet been able to get.
It’s not just his young companion, there is a lot more about the popular bhajan singer’s life that will leave you shocked. The sweet and simple looking Anup ji has been married thrice. His first marriage to Gujarati girl, Sonali Sheth never got the approval of his family. But they fought all odds and also teamed up professionally. They became popular in the concert circuit as “Anup and Sonali Jalota”. However, they ended their relationship and Sonali went on to marry Roop Kumar Rathod.
After unsuccessful love marriage, Anup’s second marriage was an arranged one to Bina Bhatia. But that too ended in divorce.
Popularly known as Bhajan Samraat, Anup made up his mind to get married for the third time. He tied the knot with Medha Gujral, niece of former Indian Prime Minister I. K. Gujral. This union sailed smoothly and they gave birth to a new soul. They named their little munchkin as Aryaman (son). Sadly, Anup lost his love in 2014 as Medha passed away due to liver failure following a second heart and first kidney transplant.
Post Medha’s death Padma Shri Anup Jalota met singer Jasleen Matharu. They have been dating each other from the last three years. Jasleen has been learning music from the age of 11 and is trained in both classical and western music. Jasleen’s father Kesar Matharu is a filmmaker and she made her acting debut with The Dirty Relation.
Jasleen Matharu is 37 years younger than Anup Jalota.
While this came as a shock to many, here’s something that is even more shocking, which will blow your mind.
Yes, a Television actress, who does not want to reveal her identity, has accused the Bhajan singer of molestation. The actress who played important roles in Colors’ Devanshi, Bhagya Vidhata, to name a few , allegedly claimed that Anup Jalota had asked her for sexual favours in exchange for a role or a big break.
Previously too Bhajan singer Anup Jalota was in the news after an aspiring model and singer Aneesha Singh Sharma accused him of cheating. Reportedly, Aneesha was in an off-and-on relationship with the Bhajan maestro for almost six months.
Jasleen Matharu’s father has reacted to her relationship with Anup Jalota.
Anup Jalota has entered as a participant of India’s most popular TV reality show, Big Boss 12. Given Bigg Boss’ penchant for controversies, it’s not surprising that every year, we see a mix of contestants who have been in the news. So a lot of eyebrows rose when Anup Jalota featured in the list of participants, this season. There were many who felt Janota was an unusual choice.
Anup-Jasleen got married?
That’s a new story coming up to us now. Anup Jalota was born on July 29, 1953. Born in Nainital, Uttarakhand a renowned exponent of bhajan and hails from the Sham Chowrasi Gharana of Punjab. He was educated in Lucknow’s Bhatkhande Music Institute. His father, Purshottam Das Jalota, was also a prominent Bhajan singer. Anup’s brother, Ajay Jalota, currently lives in California. He has two elder brothers, Anil Jalota & Promod Jalota and two sisters, Anjali Dhir and Anita Mehra.
It is learnt from valid sources that Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu knotted ties on July 29, 2018 – on the 65th birthday of the bhajan samrat.