In the month of the centenary of Pt Ravi Shankar, Ut Vilayat Khan’s son and Grammy-nominated sitar player Ut Shujaat Khan talks about the relationship between the two legends, and how the contest kept them on their toes.
A plethora of poets around the world are writing at this time, in some ways documenting a crisis and finding new meanings and adjectives for life, death and everything in between. Then there is the matter of what it feels to have been confined in one’s homes.
“I thought it was a technical glitch,” Chaturvedi, speaking from Hyderabad, said Friday. It wasn’t. She realised it in minutes when she was still sitting on the stage and the next act was announced. UP officials say it was cut short due to time constraint