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Have you met the Ustad?

June 19, 2009 14:18 IST

Sarod maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan may have passed away, yet his legacy will live forever.

A recipient of Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan, Khan was a colossus in the world of Indian classical music for the last five decades. 

One of the most accomplished of Indian musicians in the Classical tradition, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan was designated a 'Living National Treasure' in India -- not to mention the fact that he was the object of much admiration in the rest of the world for his absolute mastery of the 25-stringed sarod.

Have you ever met the maestro or experienced his magic? Do write in your memories or even photographs/video with the Ustad and we will post them as a tribute to the master. E-mail us at