Bismillah Khan, the most outstanding and world-famous Shehnai player breathed his last on Monday Evening. Mr. Khan had Kannada film connection too. He had played Shehnai for Kannada film Sanadi Appanna starring Dr. Rajkumar, Jayapradha.
Bismillah Khan is a legendary shehnai maestro was born on 21 March 1916.
He was honored doctorate from the Benares Hindu University and also the prestigious Padma Vibhushan.
He has played in Japan, Hongkong, Canada, Afghanistan, Europe, Iran, Iraq, West Africa, USA, USSR and almost every capital city across the world.
Chitraloka mega portal final salute to the sultan of Shehnai