Amjad Ali Khan

Music is important for environment too, say Ayaan, Amaan Ali Bangash

Music is important for environment too, say Ayaan, Amaan Ali Bangash

The sons of legendary sarod player Amjad Ali Khan performed at the ‘Global Natural Resources Conclave' here on Wednesday.

Apr 07, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
Amjad Ali Khan praises Karan Johar's courage

Amjad Ali Khan praises Karan Johar's courage

Eyebrows were raised when Karan Johar, who has as much link with Hindustani classical music as the sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan has with tabloid gossip, released the latter's new book "Master On Masters". But the musician says has only good things to say about Karan, who he feels is not just multi-faceted, but courageous too.

Apr 02, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
Classical musicians are not entertainers: Amjad Ali Khan

Classical musicians are not entertainers: Amjad Ali Khan

Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan says classical musicians are not entertainers like Hindi film industry people. 

Oct 20, 2016, 10:55 AM IST
India's sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan to perform for a cause in Delhi, Mumbai!

India's sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan to perform for a cause in Delhi, Mumbai!

India's sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan will be a part of Vision concerts being held in Mumbai and Delhi!

Oct 10, 2016, 19:33 PM IST
Amjad Ali Khan sings for peace at Lincoln Memorial in Washington

Amjad Ali Khan sings for peace at Lincoln Memorial in Washington

Amjad Ali Khan and his two sons Amaan and Ayaan performed live with musicians from across the world for the Chant4Change peace concert at Washington's Lincoln Memorial. 

Oct 09, 2016, 18:45 PM IST
Finally! Sarod virtuoso Amjad Ali Khan gets UK visa

Finally! Sarod virtuoso Amjad Ali Khan gets UK visa

If reports are to be believed, his application was rejected a week ago due to incomplete information.

Aug 20, 2016, 10:10 AM IST
Visa denial: UK mission to speak to Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan

Visa denial: UK mission to speak to Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan

 UK High Commission today said it will speak to Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, a day after his visa application was rejected.

Aug 13, 2016, 17:35 PM IST
Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's UK visa application rejected! - Details inside

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's UK visa application rejected! - Details inside

Khan is expected to perform at the Royal Festival Hall in London in September.

Aug 12, 2016, 18:26 PM IST
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's Christmas gift to fans - 'Jingle Bells' on his sarod

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's Christmas gift to fans - 'Jingle Bells' on his sarod

In a treat for his fans, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan posted a video on Facebook on Thursday playing 'Jingle Bells' on his sarod.

Dec 25, 2015, 13:42 PM IST
Intolerance debate: Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan wants Narendra Modi to 'rein in' rabble rousers

Intolerance debate: Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan wants Narendra Modi to 'rein in' rabble rousers

Disturbed by the failing peace in the country, Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan backed the writers and artists' protests. 

Nov 02, 2015, 13:14 PM IST
Amjad Ali Khan, sons delight art lovers at Kennedy Center

Amjad Ali Khan, sons delight art lovers at Kennedy Center

 Led by Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons, Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan, a group of Indian artists enthralled art lovers with their mesmerising performances at the prestigious Kennedy Center here over the weekend.

Oct 06, 2015, 12:51 PM IST
Amjad Ali Khan comes up with new rendition of 'Vande Mataram'

Amjad Ali Khan comes up with new rendition of 'Vande Mataram'

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, who has rendered a new version of the national song "Vande Mataram" to mark the 69th Independence Day, says creating a melody on his favourite instrument was quite difficult.

Aug 15, 2015, 17:08 PM IST
Who was the real 'Gabbar'

Who was the real 'Gabbar'

It was August 15, 1975 when the cult film 'Sholay' was released. Since then, it has been three decades but the multi-starrer continues to remain a classic. Who is that one character, you remember from 'Sholay'? 'Gabbar', is the most expected answer. The villanious 'Gabbar' played by Amjad Ali Khan is still seen as an iconic figure in the hearts of the people. However, only few know that a dreaded dacoit named Gabbar alias Gabra actually existed in Madhya Pradesh in the 1950s era.

Aug 14, 2015, 12:27 PM IST
Shreya Ghosal, Amjad Ali Khan to perform at Bengali conference

Shreya Ghosal, Amjad Ali Khan to perform at Bengali conference

Popular playback singer Shreya Ghosal and sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan would perform at the annual convention of Bengalis in North America to be held in Houston next week, organizers announced.

Jul 05, 2015, 19:54 PM IST
Punjab CM releases Amjad Ali Khan's Shabad music

Punjab CM releases Amjad Ali Khan's Shabad music

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today released the music CD of Shabads by sarod player Amjad Ali Khan and singer Harbhajan Singh Namdhari.

May 18, 2015, 15:24 PM IST
Amaan, Ayaan Ali Khan to perform in New York

Amaan, Ayaan Ali Khan to perform in New York

Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan, the sons of the sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, will give a concert at the New York's Symphony Space on Feb 10. They will be accompanied by the renowned violinist Elmira Darvarova, former concertmaster at the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and the table virtuoso Salar Nader.

Feb 04, 2015, 13:20 PM IST
Music connects the world: Amjad Ali Khan

Music connects the world: Amjad Ali Khan

 Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan says music has the power to connected the world as it is a realisation of God, art and culture.

Jan 09, 2015, 16:43 PM IST

Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan performs at the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony setting the stage for the Indian Child Rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani Braveheart Malala Yousafzai just before being

Dec 10, 2014, 20:24 PM IST
Amjad Ali Khan to perform at Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

Amjad Ali Khan to perform at Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

 Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, his sons Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan along with Pakistani qawwali maestro Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, American singer-songwriter Steven Tyler and a bevy of international artistes will perform at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo Dec 11, the organisers said Friday.

Dec 05, 2014, 11:57 AM IST
I feel life has just begun: Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan at 69

I feel life has just begun: Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan at 69

  Entering the 70th year of his eventful life, Indian sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan is enjoying a bit of "musical flirtation" to connect the world and bring peace and harmony amidst conflict.

Oct 12, 2014, 14:49 PM IST