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Sarangi maestro Sultan Khan dies



November 28, 2011 06:32:11 PM IST
IBNS, Glamsham Editorial
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Sarangi exponent Ustad Sultan Khan, known for his instrumental skills, passed away on Sunday in Mumbai. He was 71 and died of kidney failure.

The two time Sangeet Natya Academy Award winner was awarded India's third highest civilian award Padma Bhushan last year.

A sarangi maestro he used to play Hindustani classical music and was a member of the Indian fusion group Tabla Beat Science, with Zakir Hussain and Bill Laswell.

USTAD SULTAN KHAN
USTAD SULTAN KHAN

Tutored by his father Gulab Khan, Sultan Khan, who belonged to the Indore gharana, first performed at the All-India Conference at the age of 11. He had accompanied Pandit Ravi Shankar on George Harrison's Dark Horse tour in 1974. He was also on the soundtracks of films like GANDHI and IN CUSTODY besides performing at Prince Charles' 50th birthday celebration in 1997.

He was also the recipient of Gold Medalist Award of Maharashtra and the American Academy of Artists Award in 1998. He sang ‘Albela sajan aayo re...’ along with Shanker Mahadevan in the 1999 Sanjay Leela Bhansali film HUM DIL DE CHUKE SANAM.

His son, Sabir Khan, who is his student as well, is a well-known sarangi player too.



 
 

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