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Narendra Modi tweets condolences on demise of Music maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

Narendra Modi tweets condolences on demise of Music maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, Indian music composer and santoor player, has passed away due to cardiac arrest in Mumbai. He was 84. He had been suffering from kidney-related issues for the last six months and was on dialysis.

Shivkumar was born in Jammu and started learning santoor at the age of thirteen. The singer gave his first public performance in Mumbai in 1955.

He also composed music for many Hindi films in collaboration with Hariprasad Chaurasia. They came to be known as the Shiv-Hari music duo. Some of the movies they composed music for were musical hits, such as Silsila in 1980. Faasle (1985), Chandni (1989), Lamhe (1991), and Darr (1993).

Shivkumar Sharma is the recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1986, the Padma Shri in 1991, and the Padma Vibhushan in 2001

Check out PM Modi said on Shivkumar's demise:

https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/1523927993848107010?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1523927993848107010%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.firstpost.com%2Fart-and-culture%2Fmusic-maestro-pandit-shivkumar-sharma-passes-away-narendra-modi-tweets-condolences-10655381.html

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