The legacy of Pandit Ravi Shankar

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APPRAISAL
Remembering the Maestro
A colossal musical figure, Pandit Ravi Shankar’s magical strains will remain unforgettable even though his sitar may have been silenced, writes Vidya Rao

PERSONAL HISTORIES
Guruji used to say, ‘Sangeet mein kabhi beimaani nahin karni chahiye’ 
Pandit Ravi Shankar’s ‘favourite student’ Pandit Janardan Mitta remembers his ‘Guruji’

LOOKING BACK
‘They agreed to disagree on the way each approached music’
Zila Khan on the supposed rivalry between Pandit Ravi Shankar and Ustad Vilayat Khan

TRIBUTES
Today’s musicians on Pandit Ravi Shankar
Contemporary Indian musicians talk about the legacy of Pandit Ravi Shankar and how his work has influenced them

PERSONAL IS POLITICAL
‘Throughout his life, Ravi Shankar was political’
Ankit Agrawal spoke with Ram Rahman, photographer and founder of Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (SAHMAT), about Shankar’s politics

GALLERY
The Friendship: Ravi Shankar and George Harrison 
The friendship between Pandit Ravi Shankar and George Harrison of The Beatles has been legendary in the music world.

PM’S MESSAGE
PM condoles the passing away of Pandit Ravi Shankar
‘I consider it a personal privilege to have known Pandit Ravi Shankar and to have served together with him as a member of the Rajya Sabha.’

FAMILY’S STATEMENT
‘His spirit and his legacy will live on forever in our hearts and in his music’
Sukanya & Anoushka Shankar released a statement on Pandit Ravi Shankar

PODCAST
Remembering Pandit Ravi Shankar: Kailash Kher, Rabbi Shergill, Rahul Ram, Sushmit Sen & Uppalapu Shrinivas
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Bombay Jayashree’s tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar
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