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The Sitar goes silent

Dailybhaskar.com   |  Dec 12, 2012, 10:15AM IST

The sad demise of sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar has left everyone in grief. The legend breathed his last in San Diego, California.


On social networking sites actors, politician and well known personalities gave their condolences to the Bharat Ratna awardee.


Mahesh Bhatt


Pandit Ravi Shanker a national treasure has "left us forever". But his music will resonate in the consciousness of the world forever!!


Narendra Modi


Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar was the legendary musician who gave new identity to Indian classical music. May his soul rest in peace.


Neha Dhupia


RIP Pandit Ravi Shankar


Dr Manmohan Singh


Prime Minister condoles the passing away of Pandit Ravishankar - A national treasure and global ambassador of India's cultural heritage.


Atul Kasbekar


RIP Pandit Ravi Shankar... Global Indian, Genius Extraordinaire


Karan Johar


RIP #Ravishankar....the man who made classical...eternal.....


Vishal Dadlani


The world's best-known exponent of Indian music, he influenced the Beatles, and hence everything since! RIP Pt. Ravi Shankar.


Jackky Bhagnani


RIP Pandit Ravi Shankarji surely 2012 bought an end to a lot of Legends #2012endoftheworld


Ambassador Rao @NMenonRao
 
"The music that I have learned and want to give is like worshipping God. It is absolutely like a prayer": Pandit Ravi Shankar
 
Jessica Hines @Londonishstyle
 
“@vikramchandra: RIP Pandit Ravi Shankar. The man who took Indian classical music to the world..” RIP, a great man.
 
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar @SriSriSpeaks
 
Pandit Ravi Shankar was a legend in music and he took classical music to new heights.
 
Milind Deora @milinddeora
 
Being a maestro wasn't his only achievement. Pandit Ravi Shankar sold Brand India better than anyone else. RIP
 
Derek O'Brien @quizderek
 
The Music just died...Pandit Ravi Shankar

Our heartfelt condolences to his wife Sukanya Shankar and daughters Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones.


 


 

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