Pandit Shivkumar Sharma funeral: Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Zakir Hussain, Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi & other celebs attend his final rites


Santoor maestro and legendary musician Pandit Shivkumar Sharma passed away yesterday in Mumbai on May 10 due to a cardiac arrest. He was 84 years old and was suffering from kidney related ailments. Today, the maestro’s funeral will take place at Pawan Hans crematorium in Vile Parle, Mumbai at 2 pm. Renowned musicians and celebs were clicked attending his funeral including his frequent collaborator, flutist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and tabla maestro Zakir Hussain.

Pandit Shivkumar Sharma colloaborated with flutist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia under the name Shiv-Hari and gave music for several Hindi films. Today, his funeral was attended by Hariprasad Chaurasia, Zakir Hussain, Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi, Lalit Pandit, Prachee Shah Paandya, Roopkumar Rathod, Taufiq Qureshi, Ashish Kumar Modi and Bijal Meswani. Check out the photos below as they paid their last respects to the music legend.

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 (Source: Viral Bhayani)