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Anoushka Shankar

About Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka Shankar (Born: June 9, 1981) is a sitar player and composer and is the daughter of sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. In September 09, a Mumbai-based businessman and a former friend of Anoushka has been arrested by the Special Cell of the Delhi police on charges of trying to extort money from Anoushka Shankar by blackmailing her using private photographs stolen from her laptop.

Professional Biography


In June 08, Anoushka's performance at Sydney Opera House Concert Hall ruined her concert because of the hall's shabby acoustics.

Anoushka Shankar in News

Joe Wright's wedding with Anoushka Shankar leaves his ex devastated
Indian musician Anoushka Shankars wedding with Hollywood movie director Joe Wright has left the directors ex Rosamund Pike devastated. ANI

Hindus laud Sheryl Crow for promoting school kids yoga
Grammy winner musician Sheryl Crow has contributed towards a CD to raise funds for providing in-school kids yoga programs, according to reports. ANI

No sitar for Norah Jones
Norah Jones has no plans of mastering the sitar as the instrument has left her father Ravi Shankar and half-sister Anoushka Shankar with twisted backs. ANI

Pandit Ravi Shankar and Anoushka Shankar delight Delhi with jugalbandi
Legendary sitarist and composer Pandit Ravi Shankar paired with his daughter, Anoushka Shankar, to delight music lovers in Delhi with his captivating performance in the citys Nehru Park grounds. ANI

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