Anoushka Shankar

  • Music round-up: Beyonce is 'Drunk in love' and ready to surprise you 14-12-2013 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: When the strings judder, when the drums thump, when the blow comes out in a mesmerising tune through those wooden holes, when the drone gives that firm harmonic base, when the keys are pressed artistically and when they narrate verses, in voices high and low then they sketch...
  • Life changes completely as a parent, says Anoushka Shankar 13-12-2013 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: Motherhood has brought a lot of changes in sitarist Anoushka Shankar's life, who now plans all her concerts carefully as she does not like to travel without her two-year-old son Zubin Wright Shankar. The 32-year-old musician, who will perform in the Capital tomorrow, says despite the changes, she...
  • Need male role models for boys not Bollywood stars: Anoushka Shankar 08-12-2013 10:44 AM

    New Delhi: Sitar player Anoushka Shankar today blamed Bollywood for objectifying women instead of creating awareness about gender sensitisation. "We need male role models for young boys to look up to, not Bollywood stars who are said to have beaten their girlfriends and yet continue to be worshipped by the...
  • US: Hundreds pay tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar 21-12-2012 10:50 AM

    Encinitas, California: Ravi Shankar's daughters, Norah Jones and Anoushka Shankar, along with the wife of late Beatle George Harrison said their final goodbyes to the sitar virtuoso on Thursday at a public memorial service in Encinitas, California. The legendary musician and composer, who helped introduce the sitar to the Western...
  • Grammy lifetime achievement honour for Pandit Ravi Shankar 13-12-2012 09:57 AM

    Washington: Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar would receive the lifetime achievement Grammy award, organisers of the top music award announced on Thursday. Shankar would receive the award posthumous on February 10 at the 55th Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, said the Recording Academy, which gives the prestigious Grammy...
  • Pt Ravi Shankar's music was as vivacious as his personal life 12-12-2012 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: With the death of Pandit Ravi Shankar, passes an era of Hindustani classical music - an era which saw the Indian musical artform going global in the true sense of the word. Ravi Shankar, born as Robindro Shounkor Chowdhury to a Bengali Brahmin family in Varanasi in 1920,...
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar: How the West was won 12-12-2012 11:16 AM

    New Delhi: Sitar maestro and composer Pandit Ravi Shankar, one of India's most loved and best known musicians, died in the US Tuesday. He was 92. He had been admitted to the Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, San Diego last Thursday after he complained of breathing difficulties. He breathed...
  • Playlist: Pandit Ravi Shankar's best compositions 12-12-2012 10:20 AM

    New Delhi: Noted musician Ravi Shankar enthralled the audience with his great piece of works for more than six decades. The three-time grammy award winner, who began his career as a music composer for Satyajit Ray's 'Apu Trilogy', went onto compose some of the best classical renditions of all times....
  • Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar dies at 92 12-12-2012 09:32 AM

    New Delhi: Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar died on Wednesday morning IST in San Diego in the United States at the age of 92 years. Pandit Ravi Shankar was in the US with his family for a surgery. Pandit Ravi Shankar's wife Sukanya and daughter Anoushka have issued a...
  • Ravi Shankar, Anoushka to compete at Grammys 2013 07-12-2012 10:26 AM

    Mumbai: Legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar and his daughter Anoushka will be competing against each other at the 55th Grammy Awards, with both being nominated in the same category of Best World Music Album. Shankar, 92, who has been ailing for sometime and currently in the US for surgery, has been...
  • Pics: Anoushka is Verve's cover girl 14-04-2009 03:39 PM

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  • My new album is less moody: Anoushka Shankar 16-01-2008 02:13 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka is all set to get a new cricket captain next week, days after Kumar Sangakkara stepped down following the team's runners-up finish at the World Cup. "The selectors need to discuss the issue with the interim committee members of Sri Lanka Cricket. This meeting will take place...
  • Anoushka brings dad, sister together in new album 14-12-2007 03:42 AM

    London: Australian spin great Shane Warne has reportedly slept with a London-based porn star and bombarded her with a series of raunchy text messages even while his romance with Hollywood beauty Elizabeth Hurley was blossoming, a report has claimed. The British tabloid newspaper Sunday Mirror reported that Warne had bedded...
  • Anoushka gets glamorous for the shutterbug 11-12-2007 12:53 AM

    Karachi: Banned trio of Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Aamer have been summoned to Islamabad by the Pakistan government tomorrow following sanctions handed out to them by the ICC for involvement in spot fixing. Pakistan's sports minister Ijaz Hussain Jakhrani confirmed that three have been called to the capital...
  • Anoushka, WFP join hands to feed poor 23-02-2007 04:40 PM

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  • Anoushka explores her wild side 21-02-2007 01:47 AM

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