Sitarist Anoushka Shankar said her next album 'Land of Gold' has been influenced by the refugee crisis in the world and would probably be released by March this year.
Under blue skies on a warm Southern California morning, friends and family of the sitar virtuoso Pandit Ravi Shankar gathered to celebrate the life of a man affectionately addressed as 'Raviji.' Video courtesy: NDTV
Pandit Ravi Shankar is to receive a posthumous lifetime achievement Grammy award, the organisers of the show reported. Here is an excerpt of a NDTV interview with the sitar virtuoso where Pandit Shankar is talking about his daughters, Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones. Pandit Ravi Shankar died on December 12, 2012 in San Diego. He was 92. Video courtesy: NDTV
Noted sitar maestro Pt Ravi Shankar has died at the age of 92. Mr Shankar was in California for surgery. Mr Shankar was among India's best known contemporary musicians and played with international stars such as The Beatles. He received three Grammy awards and was competing against daughter Anoushka Shankar, also a sitar player, for another Grammy in 2013. Video courtesy: NDTV