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Watch: This Independence Day, celebrate the common man!

Aug 15, 2013

Watch: This Independence Day, celebrate the common man!

As India celebrates its 66th birthday, two sisters rendered the National Anthem in sitar and dedicated it to the common man. Firstpost spoke to the duo to find out what inspired them to play the National Anthem. #ThingsWeLike #Independence Day #Aam Aadmi #Sitar #15th August #The String Theory
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
'Ravi Shankar ignited an interest about India in the West'

Dec 13, 2012

'Ravi Shankar ignited an interest about India in the West'

Legendary Sitar maestro and composer Pandit Ravi Shankar, who has breathed his last at a hospital in California, ignited an interest in the West about India, an eminent think tank said here as condolence message continued to pour in from across the globe. #WhoSaidWhat #West #Pandit Ravi Shankar #Classical music #Sitar
With age, Ravi Shankar's sitar grew smaller and lighter

Dec 12, 2012

With age, Ravi Shankar's sitar grew smaller and lighter

It all began in the mid-eighties when he first contacted Sharma's family, which runs a shop by the name of 'Rikhi Ram' in New Delhi, to redesign his sitar for a concert with Zubin Mehta. #didyouknow #Ravi Shankar #Sitar
Ravi Shankar was our Columbus (and a damn good looking one)

Dec 12, 2012

Ravi Shankar was our Columbus (and a damn good looking one)

"I cannot rest on my laurels," Ravi Shankar said when he turned 90. "My mind is still young." Here's what friends, colleagues, and family had to say about the little master who never lost sight of the child within him. #Inpraiseof #Ravi Shankar #Zakir Hussain; #Sitar #Vishwa Mohan Bhatt #Mamata Shankar