Often hailed as the godfather of world music and ambassador of Indian music all across the globe, Pandit Ravi Shankar is one of the most prolific and influential music maestros of the 20th century. Bestowed with innumerable awards and honors, he served as the sole stream conjoining eastern and western musical styles all through his life. A boy from the banks of Ganges, he was heralded as a musical enchanter who enthralled his audience through the sheer brilliance of his unique style and compositions. It was divine providence that drew him to the world of music and he went on to receive extensive training from some of the finest music masters of his era which polished his prodigious endowments. He, a magnificent performer, a devoted teacher and a majestic composer, was, beyond the whiff of dubiety, the most influential messenger of Indian music all around the world. Pandit Shankar was revered for his musical acumen and is credited with fusing elements of western and Indian classical euphony, thus promulgating a new era in the world of music. The recipient of the highest civilian award in India, Bharat Ratna, his life has always been an immense source of inspiration for budding musicians throughout the world. Scroll down and acquaint yourself with all the aspects of Pt. Ravi Shankar’s illustrious life.
April 7, 1920
Varanasi, United Provinces, British Raj
Died At Age
Place Of Death
San Diego, California, United States
Annapurna Devi (m. 1941–1961), Sukanya Rajan (m. 1989–2012)
Mumbai, May 25 (SocialNews.XYZ) Actress Bhumi Pednekar has teamed up with global spiritual icon Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and his The Art of Living Foundation to aid people suffering from Covid-19 in India.
Age is just a number and many famous faces have proved it over and over again. This time it is Swamiji Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Setting a major fitness goal for all his followers, the 64-year-old spiritual guru on Wednesday gave a sneak peek into his workout routine. Taking to Twitter, he shared a video in which he can be seen working out in the gym. Haven’t checked the video yet? See it here: