Legendary Sitarist Ustad Rais Khan Passes Away

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It is a great loss to the classical and music world as the legendary maestro Sitarist Ustad Rais Khan passed away in Pakistan, a while ago. An acclaimed artist from Hindustani classical music, he has enriched many immortal melodies in the film world too. Born in Indore and brought up in Bhopal, he shifted to Pakistan in 1986.

Some of the immortal melodies which are adorned by his sitar include Dhundo dhundo re saajana, Naino Mein Badra Chhaye, Tumhari zulf ke saaye mein, Sapnon mein agar mere, Sajanwa Bairi Ho Gaye Hamar, Chhaayi barkha bahar, Do dil toote do dil haare, Baiyan na dharo O balma, Rasme ulfat ko nibhaye and many more. His contribution towards the music world will always be remembered.
May his soul rest in peace.

Sharing the title music of Pakeezah where the amazing sitar is played by Ustad Rais Khan.


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