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Anoushka Shankar


You don’t need people to come forward in every field to assume there are men perpetrating violence against women: Anoushka Shankar

October 03, 2020 4:42 pm

Anoushka shares her thoughts on understanding technology during the pandemic, working on the score of Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy and how sexual harassment in the world of music needs to be tackled

Remembering Pandit Ravi Shankar’s sublime notes in his centenary year

April 14, 2020 2:56 pm

One of sitar’s greatest exponents, who took Indian classical music to the world, Robindro Shankar Chowdhury would have turned 100 on April 7

Anoushka Shankar: ‘I look inwards a lot more than I used to’

February 09, 2020 1:05 pm

The sitar player on heartbreak, life after divorce, her new album and a first-time stage collaboration with sister Norah Jones in Pandit Ravi Shankar’s birth centenary.

Anoushka Shankar undergoes hysterectomy: All you need to know about uterus removal

September 01, 2019 1:19 pm

Hysterectomy is performed for a wide range of benign and malignant conditions, such as fibroids, menorrhagia and pelvic pain, and gynaecological malignancies.

Anoushka Shankar writes a heartfelt note on 'first love' and 'life as a single parent'

April 05, 2018 10:19 pm

Sitarist Anoushka Shankar recently shed light on first love and the lessons they teach in an Instagram post. Shankar, who recently separated with husband Joe Wright after seven years, also wrote about her life as a single parent.

Anoushka Shankar brings 'Shiraz' to Kolkata

November 03, 2017 12:22 am

The iconic 1928 film directed by German filmmaker Fraz Osten narrates the story behind the construction of the Taj Mahal. Anuoshka Shankar has composed the background score for the restored film and is on a four-city tour in India, where she is playing Live during the film's screening.

The Sound of Silence

November 01, 2017 7:06 pm

Musician Anoushka Shankar gives live score for the restored silent film Shiraz, a drama based on Niranjan Pal’s play that tells the story of the making of the Taj Mahal

Anoushka Shankar hears Europe's refugees with sitar

April 11, 2016 10:43 am

Sitarist Anoushka Shankar, backed by collaborators including the actress Vanessa Redgrave, the rapper M.I.A., has offered an interpretation of Europe's migrant crisis on her latest album, "Land of Gold."

It was fun being backstage at Grammys: Anoushka Shankar

February 17, 2016 1:33 pm

Acclaimed sitarist Anoushka Shankar, who recently presented at the 58th annual Grammy Awards, said she had "fun" being backstage with the people she admires.

Asif Kapadia bags Grammy for 'Amy', Anoushka Shankar loses again

February 16, 2016 1:19 pm

Asif Kapadia bagged a Grammy Award for his film "Amy"; while sitarist Anoushka Shankar failed to take home the prestigious golden gramophone for her album "Home".


Sitarist Anoushka Shankar's next album on world's refugee crisis

January 20, 2016 8:06 am

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (ANI): Sitarist Anoushka Shankar said her next album ‘Land of Gold’ has been influenced by the refugee crisis in the world and would probably be released by March this year. Shankar, five-time Grammy award nominee and daughter of legendary sitar virtuoso Pandit Ravi Shankar, said ‘Land of Gold’ focuses on borders and cultures. Shankar will perform at the opening of the annual ‘Nishagandhi’ festival, along with other artists, on Wednesday. The 34-year-old musician will also be performing her album ‘Home’, which was nominated in the 'Best World Music Album' category of the upcoming 58th Grammy awards.