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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.

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.

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.

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”. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

`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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ravi Shankar was godfather of classical music: Anup Jalota

Bhajan singer Anup Jalota remembers late Pandit Ravi Shankar as the godfather of classical music and someone who gave India and the sitar, fame across the world.

US Hindus urge Oscar bosses to honour late sitar maestro Ravi Shankar

Hindu leaders from America are urging Oscar bosses to honour the late Ravi Shankar at the 2013 Academy Awards.

Pandit Ravi Shankar: The maestro and his women

He was a non-conformist from the very beginning. And perhaps, that attracted women towards Pandit Ravi Shankar. A gypsy at heart, the man found solace in perhaps music the most till a very late period of his life.