Pandit Ravi Shankar wins two posthumous Grammys

Sitar legend Pandit Ravi Shankar received the Lifetime Achievement Grammy award, which was jointly accepted by his daughters, sitarist Anoushka Shankar and singer-songwriter Norah Jones.


Ravi Shankar also won the Best World Music Album award for The Living Room Sessions Part 1, beating daughter Anoushka who was nominated in the same category for her album Traveller.

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Pt Ravi Shankar, along with George Harrison, organised the 1971 Concert for Bangladesh, which paved the way for many other fundraising charity concerts.

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