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Zakir Hussain to work with Big B in TV show

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 18:32

Actor Zakir Hussain, who plays a politician in the recently released film `Amitabh Bachchan`, is gearing up to work with Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan in a new TV show.

Tabla has fit in this time and generation: Zakir Hussain

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 11:03

Tabla is one of those rare musical instruments that has maintained its universal appeal even in this age, said eminent table player Ustad Zakir Hussain, who kicks off his Masters of Percussion series of performances across North America this week.

Jagdambika Pal hits back at Khurshid

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 22:49

Former Congress leader Jagdambika Pal Wednesday hit back at External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid for reportedly calling him greedy by raking up the controversy over a trust run by the minister`s family.

`Bollywood and classical music inter-dependent`

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 12:40

Salar Nader says the Hindi film industry`s music and classical strains are dependent on each other.

TV helps promote classical music: Zakir Hussain

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 08:58

Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain says he supports reality shows on TV as they promote musical understanding and make classical music popular.

Pakistan launches anti-polio drive in lawless tribal belt

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 17:58

A three-day anti-polio drive has been launched in the lawless tribal belt of northwest Pakistan to vaccinate over 220,000 children though women health workers are not part of the campaign for security reasons.

Pak-born daughter of Alla Rakha faces hard times

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 12:39

Pakistan-born daughter of Indian tabla maestro Alla Rakha has fallen on hard times, grappling with psychological problems and living in solitude since her only son was murdered eight years ago.

Zakir Hussain open to acting in films again

Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 19:04

Zakir Hussain says he is not averse to face the camera and would like to act again if good projects come his way.

I am not torchbearer of Indian classical music: Zakir Hussain

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 12:58

He may be one of the greatest percussionists around but tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain is wary of being seen as the "torchbearer" of Indian classical music.

Fresh HC notice to trust run by Salman Khurshid, wife

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 23:49

The Lucknow Bench comprising Justices Uma Nath Singh and Satish Chandra fixed March 7 as the next date of hearing.

Zakir Hussain, Shillong Chamber Choir to jam together

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 14:57

Zakir Hussain and Shillong Chamber Choir are set to share the stage together at a fund-raiser, organised by actor Rahul Bose`s NGO The Foundation.

`Govt should set up board for school edu among BPL Muslims`

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 17:02

City-based Dr Zakir Hussain Vichar Manch has demanded that the Mahatashtra government should set up an exclusive board to promote primary and high school education among BPL Muslims.