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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Sitarist and composer Ravi Shankar is dead


World famous sitarist Ravi Shankar died on 12 December in Southern California. avi Shankar was 92. Ravi Shankar is a three-time Grammy winner. The legendary sitarist was suffering from breathing troubles since long time and underwent surgery on last Thursday but failed to survive. Sukanya Shankar and Anushka Shankar said in a statement "Although it is a time for sorrow and sadness, it is also a time for all of us to give thanks and to be grateful that we were able to have him as a part of our lives," the family said. "He will live forever in our hearts and in his music."

In the last week, Ravi Shankar had a chat with Amitabh Bachchan over phone. That was the first and last time, the two legendary talked over phone. Ravi Shankar praised Amitabh Bachchan for his works and blessed him.

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