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Zakir Hussain

Chronicled, the incredible journey of India’s shy, wry jazz king

Born in 1941 in war-torn Calcutta, Dambar Bahadur Budaprithi was re named “Louiz” to fit into the anglicised world of nightclubs

28 Mar 2021 9:48 AM

A perfect jugalbandi

Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain talks about his protégé Marcus Gilmore and how their interactions brought a new dimension to his music.

13 Dec 2019 12:42 AM

The enduring charm of Zakir Hussain

The table maestro talks about the importance of fusion music, his love for jazz and his association with Pt Shiv Kumar and Hariprasad Chaurasia.

28 Jul 2019 12:36 AM

Nagaon rape & murder: 19-year-old sent to gallows

The minor girl was gangraped and was set on fire by dousing her with kero-sene on March 23.

08 Sep 2018 2:16 AM

Taking the centre stage

The little master will be performing in the city with Kaushiki Chakraborty and will pay tribute to tabla maestro Ustad Shafaat Ahmed Khan.

24 Jul 2018 12:49 AM


A personal history of Shanmukhananda auditorium

Only to find that the queue for passes had spilled out of the Shanmukhananda campus and onto the footpath.

17 Mar 2018 12:17 AM

Madame Tussauds officially opened for public in Delhi

The latest addition of wax museum is in historic Regal building in Delhi. Tickets are priced at Rs 960 for adults and Rs 760 for children.

01 Dec 2017 1:50 PM

An ode to Indian instruments

Yogesh is not the only person who believes that the current crop of musicians needs to focus more deeply on their craft.

07 Apr 2017 12:17 AM

Sachin Tendulkar makes singing debut

Tendulkar admitted he is shy by nature and it took a lot of convincing by his wife, his friends, and business partners to get him to sing.

01 Apr 2017 12:12 AM

A prodigy’s journey

Touted as a child prodigy for her bass guitar playing skills, she started playing gigs from the age of nine.

16 Feb 2017 12:24 AM