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Pandit Ravi Shankar (1920-2012)

Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar is no more. An ambassador of music, he took Indian ragas from the banks of the Ganga to concert halls and homes across the globe. A legend who harmonised with the Beatles and Bhimsen Joshi with equal ease. A snippet of his colourful life in pictures.

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