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President honours Indian music maestros, releases commemorative stamps on them

Sep 03, 2014

President honours Indian music maestros, releases commemorative stamps on them

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday released a set of commemorative postage stamps on eight Indian musicians, describing them among "the greatest music maestros of contemporary India". #India #Pandit Ravi Shankar #Musicians #Postage stamps #stamps #Pandit Bhimsen Joshi #DK Pattammal #Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur #Gangubai Hangal #Ustad Ali Akbar Khan
Not surprised with dad's Grammy nomination again Anoushka

Dec 10, 2013

Not surprised with dad's Grammy nomination again Anoushka

Anoushka Shankar, daughter of legendary sitarist Pandit Ravi Shankar, says she is not at all surprised that her father's album 'The Living Room Sessions Part 2' has received a posthumous nomination at 56th Grammy Awards. #NewsTracker #Anoushka Shankar #Pandit Ravi Shankar
Pt Ravi Shankar's last recordings to be released in May

Apr 12, 2013

Pt Ravi Shankar's last recordings to be released in May

The last recordings of renowned sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar would be released in May this year. This would be the first posthumous release of the recordings of Pandit Ravi Shankar, who died in December last year. #NewsTracker #Pandit Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar wins Grammy for best world music album

Feb 11, 2013

Ravi Shankar wins Grammy for best world music album

The late Pandit Ravi Shankar has won one last Grammy. The sitar virtuoso, ambassador of Indian music and friend of The Beatles, who died in December at 92, won best world music album for The Living Room Sessions Part 1. #Ravi Shankar #Anoushka Shankar #Pandit Ravi Shankar #Grammy Awards #Grammys
Anoushka Shankar, Norah Jones accept Ravi Shankar's posthumous Lifetime Grammy

Feb 10, 2013

Anoushka Shankar, Norah Jones accept Ravi Shankar's posthumous Lifetime Grammy

Sixty days after his demise, sitar legend Pandit Ravi Shankar was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Grammy award, which was jointly accepted by his musically gifted daughters Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones. #NewsTracker #Grammy #Anoushka Shankar #Pandit Ravi Shankar #Norah Jones
Images Legends who bid us goodbye in 2012

Dec 31, 2012

Images Legends who bid us goodbye in 2012

The entertainment world lost some of its stalwarts in the year 2012, as we step into the new year, here is a look back at the legends we left us. #rajesh khanna #ImagesOfTheDay #Joy Mukherjee #Yash Chopra #Pandit Ravi Shankar #AK Hangal
Images The Delhi music store behind Ravi Shankar's Sitar

Dec 14, 2012

Images The Delhi music store behind Ravi Shankar's Sitar

While there was no doubt that Pandit Ravi Shankar, who passed away on Wednesday, was a "maha guru" and the star of his concerts, his support staff and sitar maker also played a hugely important role in ensuring that his concerts were magical. Delhi's Rikhi Ram Musical Instruments Company played the part of his ever reliable sitar maker. #ImagesOfTheDay #Pandit Ravi Shankar #Rikhi Ram Musical Instruments Company
Images The man who built Pandit Ravi Shankar's sitars

Dec 13, 2012

Images The man who built Pandit Ravi Shankar's sitars

Ravi Shankar was the master of the sitar the sitar that Sanjay Sharma made. Images of Sanjay Sharma with the sitars he created for the godfather of world music. #ImagesOfTheDay #Ravi Shankar #Pandit Ravi Shankar #Sitar
Ravi Shankar called me for the first time a week before his demise Big B

Dec 13, 2012

Ravi Shankar called me for the first time a week before his demise Big B

The 70-year-actor says Ravi Shankar spoke to him with great warmth and also appreciated his work. #Amitabh Bachchan #Music #WhoSaidWhat #Pandit Ravi Shankar #Sitar