Images: Rare photos of sitar maestro Ravi Shankar


Dec,12 2012 12:22 34 IST


Ravi Shankar, the Indian composer and sitar player pictured playing his sitar on 31 May, 1966. Getty Images


Singer-songwriter George Harrison, former member of The Beatles, at the Royal Festival Hall with Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. Getty Images


Indian musician and composer Ravi Shankar (left) playing a sitar in a concert with tabla player Alla Rakha and tanpura player Prodyot Sen, 15th October 1958. Erich Auerbach/Hulton Archive/Getty Images


Indian sitar maestro Pundit Ravi Shankar laughs with his daughter sitar player Anoushka Shankar as they sit beside sheep in New Delhi February 25, 2002. The two artists were promoting an end to cruelty towards animals. Reuters


Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar (R) kisses Masoom, a two-and-a-half month old goat rescued from an abattoir, as his wife Sukanya Shankar looks on during a news conference in Bombay April 1, 2004. Reuters


American violinist Yehudi Menuhin examining a sitar owned by Indian musician Ravi Shankar. Getty Images


Musician Ravi Shankar (R) and daughter Anoushka Shankar arrive for a screening of "Concert for George", a new documentary film celebrating the music of George Harrison. Reuters



Published Date: Dec 12, 2012 12:22 PM | Updated Date: Dec 12, 2012 12:22 PM