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Late Bismillah Khan's family refuses to back Modi in Varanasi

From music to politics. The family of late shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan has been dragged into the political battleground after Bismillah’s grandson was approached to become a proposer......

Who will you miss the most? Tell us!

Pramod Mahajan, Ustad Bismillah Khan, Padmini, Dr Rajkumar...You read our list of famous people who passed away in 2006.Who will you miss the most? Tell...

Monograph sale proceeds to fulfil Ustad's dreams

From the proceeds of sale of the first-ever autographed monograph on late Ustad Bismillah Khan, a Delhi-based couple will use the money to meet the expenses of his funerary rites, besides......

'When he plays, the soul reverberates'

"Who says music is banned in Islam?" This was the common refrain of India's music legend Bismillah Khan, who passed away on August 21.Brushing aside suggestions that Islam was opposed to music, he......

'His music broke the barriers of religion'

"One rupee from a journalist is like Rs 1 lakh." That's what musical legend Ustad Bismillah Khan told a group of journalists when they presented him with a cheque for Rs 10,000 in 2003, when the......

Railways to take passengers on a musical journey

A musical journey awaits passengers of premier trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi with Railways deciding to play classical sound tracks in coaches.Instrumental music played by maestros like Ustad......

What are you downloading next?

Punjabi pop, heavy metal, hard rock and tuneless songs from some of the recent Hindi flicks. These are some genres that lack appeal, especially when it blares from your mobile phone into the......

'A brave attempt on the part of India'

The three-day convention of more than 1,000 delegates from 52 countries began on Thursday, albeit about half-an-hour late.Among them were more than 200 special guests and invitees, seated in......

NRI meet to miss some big names

Absent from the list of participants for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the largest ever gathering of global Indians being held between January 9-11, are businessmen like Laxmi Mittal, Swaraj Paul,......

When Ustad Bismillah Khan inspired Dr Raj Kumar

Not many remember that Ustad Bismillah Khan, who died in the wee hours of Monday had played the shehnai for a Kannada film titled Sanadi Appanna (Shehnai is Sanadi in Kannada). The movie, which was......

Bharat Ratna for Bhimsen Joshi

Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was Tuesday presented with Bharat Ratna, country's highest civilian award, at a simple ceremony held at his residence in Pune in......

Goa film fest ready to take off

The inaugural function of the Goa International film festival to be held on November 23is likely to see a galaxy of Indian film stars. It will be heldat the Dayanand Bandodkar football stadium in......

  People speak for ustad bismillah khan

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Divya Kulkarni
Q. Who was the last recipient of Bharat Ratna?(a) Ustad Bismillah Khan(b) M.S Subbulakshmi(c) Gulzarilal Nanda(d) Gopinath Bordoloi
Divya Kulkarni:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-was-the-last-recipient-of-bharat-ratnaa-ustad-bismillah-/26370085/answers/

Music Expert
Q. what is Ustad Bismillah khan famous for ?
Music Expert:  A. ustad bismillah khan more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-ustad-bismillah-khan-famous-for-/25680205/answers/26370117

sigma
Q. F F F : who is the one & only singer got Bharat ratna ?
Sigma:  A. he was shehnai maestro.. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/f-f-f--who-is-the-one--only-singer-got-bharat-ratna-/23912350/answers/25680212

stalin
Q. which bharat ratna's performance on Indepdence day was a highlight every year from 1947 till his death?
Stalin:  A. 1. M. S. Subbulakshmi - Classic singer2. Lata Mangeshkar - Playback singer3. Ustad Bismillah Khan - Classical Maestro 4. Ustad Bismillah Khan -Hindustani classical singer more

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stalin
Q. which bharat ratna's performance on Indepdence day was a highlight every year from 1947 till his death?
Stalin:  A. Ustad Bismillah Khan more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-bharat-ratnas-performance-on-indepdence-day-was-a-high/23852279/answers/23852342

  Web results for Ustad Bismillah Khan
Bismillah's son wants to turn house into museum

he adopted daughter of the late Bismillah Khan, the shehnai maestro, has supported his youngest son's demand to develop his Varanasi property as a... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/news/bismillahs-son-wants-to-turn-house-into-museum
People of Varanasi ask PM Modi to settle family disputes

eople of Varanasi want Prime Minister Narendra Modi, their parliamentarian from the constituency, to solve their marital disputes, install... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/news/people-of-varanasi-ask-pm-modi-to-settle-family-disputes
A search for history's voices throws up many gems

Comment · print · T T T+· T- IRS officer A.N Sharma and his daughter Anukriti at his office in Mumbai. Photo: Omar Rashid TOPICS In... ...

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Stamp of creativity

Chitta Ranjan Pakrashi is 94 years old. We meet him at his Kailash Colony residence in New Delhi over a typical Bengali mid-morning snack of tea... ...

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Another Sopori RISES

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Zubin Mehta with Abhay Rustum Sopori after performing a composition during a concert 'Ehsaas-e-Kashmir'... ...

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