Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Zakir Hussain


Zakir Hussain says feelings for India is beyond explanation

August 13, 2022 5:55 pm

Hussain, who is here for a concert on the eve of India's 75th year of Independence, said Indian music grew and represented the country way before business houses came by to make it one of the economic powers of the world

What Zakir Hussain's Farewell to Shiv Kumar Sharma says about Hindustani classical music

May 14, 2022 4:45 pm

The tabla maestro's farewell speaks of a tradition in which faith was all about assimilation

Mumbai University confers honourary degrees on Zakir Hussain, industrialist Shashikant Garware

May 14, 2022 8:52 am

Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari conferred the degree on Hussain, but Garware could not attend the event due to ill health. His daughter accepted the award on his behalf.

Zakir Hussain, TM Krishna discuss ‘unifying force of music’

August 15, 2021 12:56 am

This is the eighth edition of the annual lecture series by arts and culture festival Literature Live!, which was founded by the late Anil Dharker in 2010. Dharker, a noted journalist and writer, passed away earlier this year.

Louiz Banks a source of inspiration to aspiring musicians: Zakir Hussain on jazz legend

February 11, 2021 7:25 pm

Written by Ashis Ghatak, the Rupa Publications' book released Thursday to coincide with Banks' birthday.

First of Many: Zakir Hussain revisits Firdaus

December 23, 2020 7:27 am

This week's First of Many features Zakir Hussain. In the 61st edition of our exclusive series, the actor talks about his first project, Firdaus.

When Ustad Zakir Hussain mesmerised the audience with his brilliant tabla bols

January 31, 2020 8:53 am

Tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain’s concert in Delhi was one of a kind, where musicians and masses listened to the king of drums.

A look at the Zakir Hussain Maquette, featuring the maestro in various avatars

January 24, 2020 10:51 am

Dayanita Singh’s latest book is as much about her as it is about tabla virtuoso, Zakir Hussain.

Rhythm Divine

January 15, 2019 12:09 am

At a sold-out concert in the Capital last week, tabla maestro Zakir Hussain proved why he is still the master of percussion

Fusion has existed in India for a thousand years: Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain

December 22, 2015 4:50 pm

Ahead of his solo performance in Hyderabad, the Padma Bhushan-awardee talks about how fusion began in classical music centuries ago.


Zakir Hussain, Sivamani perform at ‘Homage to Abbaji’

February 03, 2014 5:48 pm

Musical maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain felicitated Vikku Vinayakram at 'Homage to Abbaji'.