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Ravi Shankar (I) (1920–2012)

Ravi Shankar was a world-renowned musician, composer, performer, and scholar of classical Indian music. He was one of the leading cultural figures of the twentieth century whose accomplishments placed him as the leading figure of an important musical tradition. His long and distinguished musical career included numerous recordings, performances at... See full bio »

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Gandhi Composer
The Darjeeling Limited
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 2011 El Hindú (Short)
 2009 Rahman magyar barátai (Documentary short)
 2001 Ravi Shankar: Between Two Worlds (Documentary)
 1986 Genesis
 1982 Gandhi
 1979 Meera (as Pandit Ravishankar)
 1971 Raga (Documentary)
 1971 Unterwegs nach Kathmandu (TV Movie)
 1969 Sex and the Animals (Documentary)
 1968 Niet genoeg (Documentary short)
 1968 Charly
 1967 Viola (Short)
 1966 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
 1966 Chappaqua
 1963 Godaan
 1961 Megh
 1960 Anuradha (as Pt. Ravi Shankar)
 1959 The Sword and the Flute (Short documentary)
 1959 Apur Sansar
 1958 Paras-Pathar (as Ravishankar)
 1957 The Flute and the Arrow (Documentary)
 1957 Kabuliwala (as Pandit Ravishankar)
 1957 A Chairy Tale (Short)
 1956 Aparajito
 1946 Dharti Ke Lal
 1946 Neecha Nagar (as Ravi Shanker)
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Album: "Potrait of Genius" (World Pacific Records)>

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Alternate Names:

Pandit Ravishankar | Ravishankar | Pt. Ravi Shankar | Ravi Shanker

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[to enthusiastic fans who mistakenly applauded during the preliminary warmup] If you like our tuning so much, I hope you will enjoy the playing even more.


Younger brother of Late Uday Shankar. See more »

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