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Birth Details –

Place – Jodhpur, Jodhpur State, British India

Date of Birth – 15 April 1940

Zodiac Sign – Aries

Marital Status – Married

Nationality – Indian



Sultan Khan Life Story in English Pdf

Sultan Khan Biography in English

Physical Appearance –

Eye Color – Black

Hair Color – Black

Family –

Father  – Ustad Gulab Khan

Brother – Nasir Khan

Wife – Bano

Son – Sabir Khan

Daughter – Reshma and Shera.

Teacher  – Ustad Gulab Khan

Ustad Sultan Khan was an Indian sarangi player and classical vocalist belonging to Sikar Gharana.

He was one of the founding members of the Indian fusion group Tabla Beat Science, with Zakir Hussain and Bill Laswell.

He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honour, in 2010.

He is survived by his wife Bano, son Sabir Khan who is his disciple and a sarangi player, as well as two daughters Reshma and Shera.

His brother Late Nasir Khan was a sitar player, as is his younger brother Niyaz Ahmed Khan.

His most prominent student has been London-based Kaleem Sheikh He has been a music journalist for the BBC and has successfully performed at London’s Nehru centre and other venues.

His work has received commendations from British Parliamentatians.

Early life –

Sultan Khan was born on 15 April 1940 in Sikar District, Rajasthan, a princely state in the Indian Empire.He learned sarangi from his father Ustad Gulab Khan.

Career –

Sultan Khan started his career at the All India Radio station, Rajkot in Gujarat as a 20-year-old boy in 1960.

After having spent eight years in Rajkot very happily, he got a chance to play with Lata Mangeshkar during her visit to Rajkot.

She asked him to play the sarangi while she sang. This proved a turning point for him and his career.

He gave his first performance at the All-India Music Conference at the age of eleven, and has performed on an international scale with Ravi Shankar on George Harrison’s 1974 Dark Horse World Tour.

He has had the good fortune of accompanying all the great music maestros like –

  • Ustad Amir Khan
  • Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan
  • Pt.Omkarnath Thakur
  • Ustad Nazakat Ali Khan
  • Salamat Ali Khan
  • Kishori Amonkar
  • Zakir Hussain

He also performed on-stage with the sitar player Ravi Shankar and tabla player Alla Rakha at the classical music concerts.

He is acknowledged both as a sarangi player and a vocalist and has several albums to his credit.

He contributed vocals and sarangi to Dizrhythmia’s first LP and Gavin Harrison’s 1998 solo album Sanity & Gravity.

He has also given his voice in films like –

  • Maqbool
  • Kachche Dhaage
  • Mr. and Mrs. Iyer
  • Parzania
  • Jab We Met
  • Agni Varsha
  • Superstar
  • Rahul
  • Paanch

In 1993, he performed along with Ustad Alla Rakha and Ustad Zakir Hussain in one of the rooms at the House of Commons of the United Kingdom where eminent persons were in attendance to witness a rare musical performance.

After that, he became a regular artist for BBC Radio London.

He has several albums to his credits and he has been applauded by for his performances by Madonna in 1997.

He also performed in a Sufi Music Festival at the White house in Washington, D. C. in 1998.

Ustad Sultan Khan’s album Piya Basanti together with indian playback singer K. S. Chitra was released in 2000 and it was the number one album of the year.

The title song won an international viewers’ choice award at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards.

Some of his other famous albums are –

  • Ustad & the Divas (T-Series)
  • Ustad Sultan Khan & his friends (Times Music)
  • Shoonya (BMG)
  • Bhoomi (Virgin)
  • Pukaar (Sony Music)

Awards –

YearAwards
2010Padma Bhushan
1992Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
1998the Gold Medalist Award of Maharashtra
1998the American Academy of Artists Award

 Sultan Khan Famous Songs –

  • Albela Sajan
  • Allah-Hoo, Allah-Hoo, Allah-Hoo
  • Aao Milo Chalo
  • Leja Leja
  • Piya Basanti
  • Yaarodu Yaaro
  • Surmayi Aankhen
  • Kanaa Kaanum Kaalangal
  • Chale Re
  • Raag Charukeshi
  • More Piya
  • Ik Tu Hi Tu Hi
  • Kalalu Kane Kaalaalu
  • Kate Nahin Raat
  • Aankhon Se Khawab Rooth Ker
  • Jag Lal Lal Lal
  • Jhin Min Jhini
  • Haiye Re
  • Eh Kaash Aisa Hota
  • Koi Pyar Se
  • Kesariya
  • Jhirmir Jhirmir
  • Thumri
  • Shaam Dhale

Other Information  –

Death – 27 November 2011

Place – Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Question Related to Sultan Khan

What is the Date of Birth And Place of Sultan Khan ?

Place – Jodhpur, Jodhpur State, British India
Date of Birth – 15 April 1940

What are the Famous songs of Sultan Khan?

Albela Sajan
Allah-Hoo, Allah-Hoo, Allah-Hoo
Aao Milo Chalo
Leja Leja
Piya Basanti
Yaarodu Yaaro
Surmayi Aankhen
Kanaa Kaanum Kaalangal
Chale Re
Raag Charukeshi
More Piya
Ik Tu Hi Tu Hi
Kalalu Kane Kaalaalu
Kate Nahin Raat
Aankhon Se Khawab Rooth Ker
Jag Lal Lal Lal
Jhin Min Jhini
Haiye Re
Eh Kaash Aisa Hota
Koi Pyar Se
Kesariya
Jhirmir Jhirmir
Thumri
Shaam Dhale

What is the name of Sultan Khan Father ?

Ustad Gulab Khan

What are name of Sultan Khan Brother ?

Nasir Khan

Who is Sultan Khan Wife?

Bano

When did Sultan Khan die?

Death – 27 November 2011
Place – Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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