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Vilayat Khan
Ustad Vilayat Khan is an Indian classic sitar athlete. Together with Imdad Khan, Enayat Khan and Imrat Khan, he is credited with the creator and developer of gayaki ang on the sitar. He scored his first 78 rpm at the age of 6 and had his last concert in 2004 at the age of 75. He has composed music for several movies, including Jalsaghar, The Guru and Kadambari. He gave the opportunity to newcomer Kavita Krishnamurthy from Kadambari and it is the first song of his career.
Birth nameVilayat Khan
BornAugust 28, 1928, Gouripur, Mymensingh, East Bengal (present day Bangladesh)
DiedMarch 13, 2004, Mumbai, India
GenresIndian classical music
Occupation(s)sitar player
Years active1939–2004

About Vilayat Khan

Sitar Player Vilayat Khan was born on August 28, 1928 in India (He dies at the age of 75, on March 13, 2004).

He was awarded the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan for his societal achievements as one of India's premier sitarists.

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Vilayat Khan before becoming famous

Vilayat Khan was born in the Zodiac sign Virgo (The Maiden), and 1928 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Dragon (龍).

His debut performance at the All Bengal Music Conference the next day was titled"Electrifying Sitar".

Achievement of Vilayat Khan

At the 1st Moscow International Film Festival, he got the Silver Medal for Composing for his work on the film Jalsaghar.

Vilayat Khan's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

His nephew, Ustad Rais Khan, is also a well-known sitarist.

Vilayat Khan on Social Media

Vilayat Khan Collabed with

He had a public feud with fellow sitarist Sitar Player Ravi Shankar, which both men downplayed.

Vilayat Khan Income source & Net worth

Vilayat Khan's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: a sitar player. Information about his net worth in 2022 is being updated as soon as possible by, you can contact to tell us Net Worth of the Vilayat Khan.

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Latest information about Vilayat Khan updated on March 20 2022.