New Delhi: In a shocking incident, Shehnai maestro, Late Bismillah Khan's shehnai has been reported stolen.
According to reports, the instrument was stolen from his Varanasi residence. The culprits are yet to be identified.
The music mogul was addressed with the honorific title of 'Ustad' and is recognised globally for popularising the Shehnai. He is also credited for bringing the concept of Shehnai to the concert stage.
The shehnai maestro was honoured with Bharat Ratna in 2001.