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Amjad Ali Khan

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Who is Amjad Ali Khan?

Amjad Ali Khan is an Indian classical musician who plays the Sarod. Khan was born into a musical family and has performed internationally since the 1960s. He was awarded India's second highest civilian honor, the Padma Vibhushan, in 2001.

  • also known as Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Masoom Ali Khan
  • born on (70 years ago) in Gwalior, child of Hafiz Ali Khan and Rahat Jahan
  • nationality: India
  • religion: Islam
  • education: Modern School
  • profession: Musician
  • parent of
  • genres: Hindustani classical music, Indian classical music
  • albums: "Tribute to Germany", "Maestro's Choice (Sarod) - Series One", "Moksha", "Evening Raga", "Rag Bhimpalasi", "Raag Yaman", "Raga Lalitadhvani", "Breaking Barriers", "Atma", "Padma Vibhushan", "Indian Classical Maestros", "Ru-Ba-Ru ( Vol.2)", "Ru-Ba-Ru ( Vol.1)", "Rag Pilu - Rag Khammaj", "Mesmerizing Maestros", "A Journey Begins, Vol. 2", "North India", "Amjad Ali Khan with sons - live", "Morning Ragas - Vol.1"
  • award: - Padma Vibhushan (Arts)
  • official website: www.sarod.com

Character

Amjad Ali Khan is a fictional character from the 2000 film Hey Ram.

Film

"Amjad Ali Khan" is a 1990 documentary film directed by Gulzar.

  • also known as Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
  • genre: Documentary film
  • released in (26 years ago)
  • some of the awards:
      • National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Non-Feature Film) (Director), received by Gulzar
      • Filmfare Award for Best Documentary, received by Gulzar

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Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2013)

by Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,

Less extensive lineages of musicians include the Gwalior gharana, whose foremost exponent is Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, and the surviving extension of the nineteenthcentury Jaipur Seniya sitar gharana, the lineage of Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: The Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia (2008)

by Ellen Koskoff

Less extensive lineages of musicians include the Gwalior gharana, whose foremost exponent is Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, and the surviving extension of the nineteenthcentury Jaipur Seniya sitar gharana, the lineage of Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan ...

Google previewIndia Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic by Arnold P. Kaminsky, Roger D. Long Ph.D.

and the sarod player Amjad Ali Khan (b. 1946) have dominated its Hindustani school. Muslims in India today also face challenges as they live a life of promise. Poverty, low literacy, and lack of access to quality educational facilities and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Indian Cinema (2014)

by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan (S.S. Gulzar ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Education in South Asia (2003)

by Ramesh Chandra

Gangubai Hangal, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and Prof. K.N. Raj. The University has also accepted in principle, institution of about 13 new courses in various fields. The University has approved the proposal for the institution of scholarships, viz.

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