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Famous tabla player Ustad Zakir Hussain will be honored with Padma Vibhushan, know about him

Republic Day 2023: The names of the Padma awardees have been announced on the eve of Republic Day. Famous tabla player Zakir Hussain has been awarded the Padma Vibhushan. In this sequence, Dilip Mahalanabis and Mulayam Singh Yadav, father of ORS, have got the honor of Padma Vibhushan posthumously. Zakir Hussain’s fans are spread all over the world.

How life changed

Zakir was the first Indian musician to be featured in the ‘All-Star Global Concert’ Was invited to the White House by former US President Barack Obama to attend. After this his career got a new turn and he also got a big way. In the year 1973, his first album ‘Living in the Material World’ It was launched, which got a lot of accolades. Since then his career started touching heights.

Zakir Hussain’s two daughters

He received 2 Grammy Awards in the year 1992 for his The Planet Drum and in 2009 for the Global Drum Project. Apart from this, he has also been awarded Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Sangeet Natak Akademi. Zakir Hussain married Italian American and Kathak dancer Antonia Minecola in the year 1978, she was Italian American. His two daughters ‘Anisa’ and ‘Isabella Qureshi’ are.

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