Amjad Ali Khan tours US to promote 'the sarod project'
Amjad Ali Khan tours US to promote 'the sarod project'

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and his sons, Ayaan and Amaan, will undertake a concert tour of the US through October. The concert and Khan's teaching stint at Stanford is part of what he calls 'the sarod project', an attempt to make more Americans aware of the sarod, a musical instrument, which has so far not been as well known as the sitar, popularized in the West by the likes of Pandit Ravi Shankar.

Now Mira Nair`s bags go missing on flight

After Indian classical musician Ustad Amjad Ali Khan`s sarod went missing on a British Airways flight, it is now filmmaker Mira Nair`s bags that have gone untraceable in an aircraft of the same company.

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan gets back his sarod missing on BA flight

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan`s sarod, which he has been strumming for the last 45 years, was restored to the iconic musician by British Airways after it went missing on a flight while he was returning to Delhi from London on Saturday night.

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan`s sarod goes missing on BA flight

Indian classical musician Ustad Amjad Ali Khan`s sarod, which he has been playing for the last 45 years, has gone missing while he was returning to Delhi from London by a British Airways flight.

Amaan, Ayaan collaborate with San Francisco-based vocalist

Sarod maestros Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan have collaborated with a San Francisco-based vocalist Devika Chawla to create a new-age single titled `Holle Holle`.

Music growing in young Indians: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan says he is pleased to see that India now has a growing number of young musicians and artists who are extremely talented in playing classical instruments like the sarod, tabla and sitar.

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan auctions sarod for noble cause

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan`s iconic sarod was among the 16 iconic memorabilia donated by prominent celebrities to have been auctioned here for the purpose of charity.

Amjad Ali Khan asks US to avoid `racial profiling` at airports

Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, once detained and frisked at a US airport in what he believes was "racial profiling", has asked authorities to take steps like on the spot background check to avoid humiliation of visitors.

Kerala nod for Amjad Ali Khan`s proposed international school of music

The Kerala government did not have to think twice after ace music maestro and Sarod player Ustad Amjad Ali Khan expressed his desire to start an international school of music in the state.

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan to set up music academy in Kerala

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan today said that he is planning to set up a music academy in Kerala.

Amitabh Bachchan feels children must do more for their parents

The tradition of documenting one`s ancestors` teachings is slowly disappearing, filmstar Amitabh Bachchan said here Thursday while releasing sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan`s book on his father Haafiz Ali Khan.

Amitabh to learn sitar, sarod

Amitabh Bachchan, busy composing music in his free time, has decided to learn sitar and sarod.

Sarod is being rediscovered by audience: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, who is enjoying a successful US tour along with his sons Amaan and Ayaan, feels that their relentless effort has paid off as the audience now is realising the depth of their music.

Amjad Ali Khan`s sarod damaged on Air India flight

When music-loving Mumbaikars gathered for what they thought would be an evening of soulful music by acclaimed sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, they were in for a surprise.