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Ravi Shankar dies News

  • | December 12th, 2012

    Pandit Ravi Shankar passes away: Celebs tweet condolences

    Pandit Ravi Shankar passes away: Celebs tweet condolences

    The master sitar player, who was a Bharat Ratna and Grammy Award-winner, died on December 11 in California, USA
    Celebrities from India and around the world, including Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Governor K Sankaranarayanan, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and film artistes AR Rahman, Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Priyanka Chopra and Shekhar Kapur, remembered Pandit Ravi Shankar on Twitter. The sitar maestro passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 in California, USA at 4.3opm local time. He was 92. Click here to read more

  • | December 12th, 2012

    Pandit Ravi Shankar dies at the age of 92

    Pandit Ravi Shankar dies at the age of 92

    The Bharat Ratna and Grammy Award-winning sitar maestro breathed his last in San Diego yesterday evening
    Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, who was born on April 7, 1920 in Varanasi, passed away at the age of 92. Click here to read more