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Ustad Amjad Ali Khan


'Like cosmic divinity, music knows few boundaries': Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

June 10, 2021 11:58 am

"Music is the greatest wealth that I inherited from my forefathers; one that I am constantly sharing," said the sarod virtuoso, who recently collaborated with maestro Joe Walsh for a three-song EP titled 'Prayers'

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan presented lifetime achievement award in Delhi

November 19, 2018 5:34 pm

Best known for his clear and fast 'ekhara taans', Ustad Amjad Ali Khan was born in 1945 in Gwalior. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan (2001), and is among the tallest Indian classical musicians.

UN Gandhi Concert: Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan to perform at UN Day Concert

October 23, 2018 5:01 pm

The Permanent Mission of India to the UN is hosting the UN Day Concert 2018, which will feature performance by the sarod maestro and his sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash at the General Assembly hall.

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan on sarod players: Lots of copy masters in the country

October 02, 2018 4:50 pm

There are more "copy masters" and fewer trendsetters among those playing the sarod these days, laments maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, saying the focus for performers today is the "shining, glittering" world of television and social media.

Musical geniuses Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash refuse award due to lack of consent

June 22, 2018 4:50 pm

Sarod players Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash refused to receive the Ustad Bismillah khan Yuva Puruskar 2017 because they felt not taking their consent before announcing their names in the category was offensive.

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan honoured by Assam university

November 29, 2015 10:30 am

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan was conferred an honorary doctorate on Saturday (November 28), by a private university in Assam, for his phenomenal contribution towards Indian culture and music.

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, A S Kiran Kumar to get honourary doctorate

November 27, 2015 6:32 pm

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and A S Kiran Kumar will be conferred a honourary doctorate for their outstanding contribution to the country.

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan to kick-off UTSAV festival at Kennedy center

October 02, 2015 3:25 pm

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, joined by his sons Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan, will kick-off the annual Utsav festival at the prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington on Friday.

Loved Salman Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', says Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

August 17, 2015 4:53 pm

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, while heaping praise on superstar Salman Khan-starrer "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", says he likes watching films, which can improve relation between India and Pakistan.

Shreya Ghosal Ghosal, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan to perform at Bengali conference

July 05, 2015 10:24 pm

Popular playback singer Shreya Ghosal and sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan would perform at the annual convention of Bengalis in North America.


Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and sons perform at the 73rd UN Day concert

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Along with him were his sons, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash and the Refugee Orchestra Project conducted by Lidiya Yankovskaya. They were performing at the 73rd United Nations day concert held on Wednesday in New York. This year's theme was