Anoushka, Norah immerse ashes of Pandit Ravi Shankar

Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones, daughters of late Ravi Shankar, immerse his ashes in the Ganga in Varanasi. (PTI)
Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones, daughters of late Ravi Shankar, immerse his ashes in the Ganga in Varanasi. (PTI)
Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones, daughters of world renowned sitar player late Ravi Shankar, immerse his ashes in the Ganga in Varanasi. Also seen (right) is his widow Sukanya. (PTI)  Ahead: Rare pics of the sitar legend.
Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones, daughters of world renowned sitar player late Ravi Shankar, immerse his ashes in the Ganga in Varanasi. Also seen (right) is his widow Sukanya. (PTI)

Ahead: Rare pics of the sitar legend.
A sitarist who was also India’s cultural ambassador to the West, a perfectionist who bridged the gap between classical and commercial music — Pandit Ravi Shankar now lives on in memories. IE looks back at his life and times. (In pic) Shankar conducting a concert at State Kremlin Palace Concert Hall and Theatre, Moscow, in July 1988.
A sitarist who was also India’s cultural ambassador to the West, a perfectionist who bridged the gap between classical and commercial music — Pandit Ravi Shankar now lives on in memories. IE looks back at his life and times. (In pic) Shankar conducting a concert at State Kremlin Palace Concert Hall and Theatre, Moscow, in July 1988.
Ravi Shankar with his daughter Anoushka. (Bill Wood)
Ravi Shankar with his daughter Anoushka. (Bill Wood)
With his first wife, Annapurna Devi.
With his first wife, Annapurna Devi.
Composer Zubin Mehta (centre) and Shankar, along with the artistes of the European Community Youth Orchestra.
Composer Zubin Mehta (centre) and Shankar, along with the artistes of the European Community Youth Orchestra.
With George Harrison of The Beatles on the cover of Compilations, a limited edition CD and DVD collection. (Courtesy: Umlaut Label)
With George Harrison of The Beatles on the cover of Compilations, a limited edition CD and DVD collection. (Courtesy: Umlaut Label)

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