Sarod

  • Ustad Amjad Ali Khan gets back his sarod missing on British Airways flight July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: 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. The 68-year-old Padma Vibhushan sarod maestro took...
  • Ustad Amjad Ali Khan: After damaging my sarod in 1997, British Airways now misplaces it June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian classical musician Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's sarod, which he has been playing for over four decades now, has been misplaced. The renowned musician had returned from London by a British Airways flight when the incident occurred. The Padma Vibhushan sarod maestro, who had gone to London along...
  • Sarod maestros Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan collaborate with San Francisco-based vocalist June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: 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'. 'Holle Holle' brings together Devika's voice and Amaan and Ayaan's sarod performance. The track started taking shape when the duo met Devika in San...
  • FTN: Are the classical arts in danger of being lost in India? December 13, 2012

    Did Pandit Ravi Shankar show the way as to how the classical arts can be kept alive in the contemporary world? ...
  • Pt Ravi Shankar's music was as vivacious as his personal life December 12, 2012

    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,...
  • Ustad Amjad Ali enthralls National Museum December 19, 2010

    National Museum celebrated its 50th Establishment Day and reopened a gallery showcasing rare musical instruments. ...
  • Praful Patel regrets flight damage to Amjad Ali's sarod January 15, 2010

    Mumbai: Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Friday expressed regrets for the damage caused to a sarod belonging to maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan on an Air India flight. According to an official, Patel personally called up Amjad Ali Khan - who is in Mumbai - to express his regrets over...
  • Maestro flies with AI, lands with broken sarod January 15, 2010

    Mumbai: The audience at a music show in northeast Mumbai was eager to listen to Ustad Amjad Ali Khan but the maestro first had a complaint: Air India had damaged his precious sarod. The delicate teakwood musical instrument suffered damaged allegedly while in the care of Air India flight handlers on...
  • Sarod maestro Ali Akbar Khan dead June 19, 2009

    Kolkata: Legendary sarod player Ali Akbar Khan died on Friday at his residence in San Anselmo in California. He was 87. The Hindustani classical music exponent died at about 1030 hours IST following renal failure, his secretary Ashish Roy said. He is survived by 11 children from his three marriages....
  • Xmas special: Carols on Amjad Ali Khan's sarod December 25, 2007

    Christmas carols have been getting a twist over the years. From the classic Nat King Cole to Elvis, everyone’s tried their hand. And this year you're in for a pleasant surprise. Check out Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's carols on the Sarod. He has taken out an album with nine...
  • Amjad Ali Khan gets third US citizenship April 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan has been honoured with the Key to the City award by Tulsa, a city in the Oklahoma state of the US for his "long-standing contribution" to classical music. Khan along with his sons Amaan and Ayaan and Sukhvinder Singh Namdhari, a tabla artist, were...
  • Truth about Amaan & Ayaan's new album November 11, 2006

    New Delhi: Like their first album Reincarnation that was released last year, Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan’s new album, Truth is designed to give you a background pleasure. It will find its way to many a med lounge bar dj's collection. It will also play on desks in the offices...
  • Amjad Ali Khan's music magic in NY November 1, 2006

    New York: Fans streamed in well before the performance was scheduled to begin at Carnegie Hall in New York. Some came because they had heard Ustad Amjad Ali Khan in India, some because they hadn't and didn't want to miss this opportunity. “His music is absolutely wonderful. He's a maestro, an ustad...