Pandit Ravi Shankar

Pandit Ravi Shankar's rare recordings release in India

Pandit Ravi Shankar's rare recordings release in India

East Meets West Music has unique access to an archive featuring thousands of hours of live performance audio, film footage, interviews and studio masters.

Dec 14, 2016, 09:01 AM IST
Anoushka Shankar coming to India for six city tour

Anoushka Shankar coming to India for six city tour

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar will be in India in December for a six city tour to promote her new album "Land of Gold".

Oct 24, 2016, 18:11 PM IST
Pandit Ravi Shankar's opera to get UK premiere in 2017

Pandit Ravi Shankar's opera to get UK premiere in 2017

Sitar legend Ravi Shankar's only opera "Sukanya", named after his wife, will get its world premiere in the UK in May 2017.

Sep 21, 2016, 19:41 PM IST
Birth anniversary special: Five times Pandit Ravi Shankar swept us off our feet with his mesmerising music!

Birth anniversary special: Five times Pandit Ravi Shankar swept us off our feet with his mesmerising music!

The sitar maestro not only gave the world a whole new dimension of Indian music but also emerged as a major game-changer at the international music arena.

Apr 07, 2016, 13:12 PM IST
Google pays tribute to sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar on his 96th birth anniversary!

Google pays tribute to sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar on his 96th birth anniversary!

Born in the 1920 as Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury, the musician was one of the best-known exponents of sitar as a composer of Hindustani classical music.

Apr 07, 2016, 00:43 AM IST
Want to complete Raviji's work: Sukanya Shankar

Want to complete Raviji's work: Sukanya Shankar

Pandit Ravi Shankar's magnificent life and music career is being celebrated on his 95th birth anniversary and wife Sukanya has been busy giving shape to a planned exhibition in Grammy museum, slated to open on April 29.

Apr 21, 2015, 15:06 PM IST
Pandit Ravi Shankar’s family pays tribute to ace musician on his 95th Birthday!

Pandit Ravi Shankar’s family pays tribute to ace musician on his 95th Birthday!

Our nation was blessed to have a legendary artist like Pandit Ravi Shankar who is rightfully called, “The Godfather of World Music”. 

Apr 08, 2015, 12:18 PM IST

Delhi`s music scene has evolved, become broader: Anoushka Shankar

Sitarist Anoushka Shankar believes the music scene in the Indian capital has come a long way.

Dec 11, 2013, 14:41 PM IST

Fusion music connects with youth: Classical music maestros

Indian classical music maestros are rooting for world music - introduced by sitar legend Pandit Ravi Shankar - as an important vehicle to connect to youth by maintaining aesthetics.

Sep 23, 2013, 09:56 AM IST

Pandit Ravi Shankar tribute on the Thames

One of Britain`s leading Hindustani and Carnatic music festivals will honour the memory of legendary sitar maestro Ravi Shankar this year.

Sep 19, 2013, 19:45 PM IST

UK composers describe Pandit Ravi Shankar as `real thing`

Two of Britain`s most famous musicians, Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears, have described Pandit Ravi Shankar as `the real thing` after experiencing a performance by the Indian sitar maestro in the early 1950s.

May 19, 2013, 15:41 PM IST

`Bhilwara Sur Sangam’ - a tribute to Pt. Ravi Shankar

Popular artists will pay tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar in the ‘Bhilwara Sur Sangam’ festival here April 6-7, a statement said.

Apr 01, 2013, 09:07 AM IST

President, PM salute maestro Ravi Shankar`s contribution

Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar`s legacy lives on and would continue to illuminate the world of music, President Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday.

Mar 08, 2013, 09:31 AM IST

Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar to get Tagore award

President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony posthumously on sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Thursday, the culture ministry said in a statement.

Mar 06, 2013, 18:13 PM IST

Norah Jones excited about Oscar performance

Norah Jones is all excited about performing at the upcoming Oscars ahead of her first India tour in March.

Feb 22, 2013, 15:47 PM IST

As a child I suffered sexual and emotional abuse: Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka Shankar, daughter of legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar, has thrown her weight behind an online campaign demanding an end to crime against women, in the wake of the Delhi gang rape.

Feb 13, 2013, 13:10 PM IST

Stamps in honour of Ravi Shankar, Bhimsen Joshi to be released

The Department of Posts will release commemorative stamps this year honouring eminent musicians of India, including late Pandit Ravi Shankar, Bhimsen Joshi and D K Pattammal and legendary movie actors.

Feb 12, 2013, 13:22 PM IST

Norah Jones, Anoushka Shankar 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.

Feb 10, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

Anoushka Shankar performs at Fusion concert in Dubai

Grammy Award nominee and daughter of sitar maestro Late Pandit Ravi Shankar, Anoushka Shankar, led a Global Fusion concert here marking the ninth year of Fusion concerts in Dubai.

Feb 04, 2013, 12:52 PM IST

Pandit Ravi Shankar remembered in California home city

Indian sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar was remembered fondly by his friends and family who gathered today to `celebrate the life` of the music legend, whose greatest legacy inarguably lies in bridging the East-West cultural chasm.

Dec 21, 2012, 12:04 PM IST