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Ravi Shankar - Singer Norah Jones (L) performs during her concert at A Summer's Day festival in Mumbai on March 3, 2013. Jones, who is the daughter of legendary Indian sitar player, the late Ravi Shankar, performed for the first time in the country.

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Singer Norah Jones (L) performs during her concert at A Summer's Day festival in Mumbai on March 3, 2013. Jones, who is the daughter of legendary Indian sitar player, the late Ravi Shankar, performed for the first time in the country.
  • Ravi Shankar - Singer Norah Jones (L) performs during her concert at A Summer's Day festival in Mumbai on March 3, 2013. Jones, who is the daughter of legendary Indian sitar player, the late Ravi Shankar, performed for the first time in the country.
  • Ravi Shankar - In this photograph taken on June 4, 2008, Indian musician Ravi Shankar's daughter, Anoushka performs during a concert at London's Barbican centre. The daughter of legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar said on February 14, 2013in a video released for a global women's rights campaign that she had been sexually abused as a child by a family acquaintance. Anoushka Shankar, herself a famed sitar player who used to play with her late father, said she had decided to go public in support of the One Billion Rising campaign against violence against women.
  • Ravi Shankar - LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Musician Anoushka Shankar accepts Best World Music Album for 'The Living Room Sessions Part 1' on behalf of her father, the late Ravi Shankar, onstage at the The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Nokia Theatre on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
  • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's daughter Anushka speaks at the Ravi Shankar Memorial on the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas on December 20, 2012 in California. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
  • Ravi Shankar - White roses are handed out to attendees for the Ravi Shankar memorial at the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas on December 20, 2012 in California. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California.
  • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's wife Sukanya (C) arrives at Self Realization Fellowship grounds to attend the Ravi Shankar Memorial in Encinitas on December 20, 2012 in California. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California.
  • Ravi Shankar - A surfer walking past is reflected on a sign for the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas, California where a memorial for the late Ravi Shankar was underway on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11,2012 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
  • Ravi Shankar - A prayer offering by Dr. Nandakumar of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan opens the program at Self Realization Fellowship grounds for the Ravi Shankar Memorial in Encinitas, California on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
  • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's daughter Anushka helps her mother Sukany on stage as she offers a gesture to those in attendance for the Ravi Shankar Memorial at the Self Realization fellowship grounds in Encinitas, California on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11, 2012 at the age of 92 in southern California.
  • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's daughters, Norah Jones (L) and Anushka (C) and wife Sukanya (R) ride in the back of a golf cart foollowing the Ravi Shankar Memorial at the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas on December 20, 2012 in California. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11, 2012 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
  • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's family, including daughter Norah Jones (4thL in black), wife Sukanya (5thL) and Anushka (6thL) offer a gesture in appreciation and thanks to those in attendance for the Ravi Shankar Memorial at the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas, California on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
  • Ravi Shankar - Olivia Harrison, widow of the late ex-Beatle George Harrison, looks skyward following her words to those in attendance for the Ravi Shankar Memorial at the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas, California on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11, 2012 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
  • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's daughter Anushka and her husband Joe Right and child arrive at Self Realization Fellowship grounds to attend the Ravi Shankar Memorial in Encinitas, California on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California.
  • Ravi Shankar - This file photo taken on June 4, 2008 shows Indian musician Ravi Shankar saluting the audience as he performs during a concert at London's Barbican Centre. Private memorials will be held in India and California for legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar, a publicist said on December 14, 2012, after his death earlier this week.
  • Ravi Shankar - A combination made on December 14, 2012 shows files pictures of personalities who died in 2012 (From topL): Greek film director Theo Angelopoulos died on January 24, US pop legend Whitney Houston on February 11, Convicted Nazi guard John Demjanjuk on March 17, former Algerian President Ahmed Ben Bella on April 11, former Israeli Premier Yitzhak Shamir on June 30, Spanish former Secretary-General of the Spanish Communist Party Santiago Carrillo on September 18, Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes on May 15, US Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury on June 5, US singer Donna Summer on May 17, US astronaut Neil Armstrong on August 25, South Korean religious leader and founder of the Unification Church Sun-Myung Moon on September 2, former Algerian President Chadli Bendjedid on October 6, former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk on October 14, Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer on December 6, US Jazz legend Dave Brubeck on December 5, Chinese-born British writer Han Suyin on November 2, Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar on December 11 and French climber Maurice Herzog on December 14.
  • Ravi Shankar - Senior Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Arun Jaitley (R) and Ravi Shankar Prasad prepare to address the media at Parliament house during the winter session in New Delhi on December 5, 2012. India's government, which lost its majority in September, faced a test of its ability to marshal support in parliament on Wednesday with a vote on a contentious recent reform of the retail sector. After two days of stormy debating in the rowdy lower house, lawmakers are set to pass judgement on new rules opening up the highly protected retail sector to foreign supermarkets that are being allowed in for the first time.
  • Ravi Shankar - Art of Living Foundation leader Shri Ravi Shankar also known as 'Sri Sri' attends a medation session in front of the holy Mahbodhi tree in Bodhgaya on January 21, 2012. He is a spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation (founded 1982), which aims to relieve individual stress, societal problems and violence.
  • Ravi Shankar - Art of Living Foundation leader Shri Ravi Shankar also known as 'Sri Sri' receives a flotus flower from a supporter as he offers prayers at Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya on January 21, 2012. He is a spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation (founded 1982), which aims to relieve individual stress, societal problems and violence.
  • Ravi Shankar - P.Ravi Shankar, Chief Executive Officer of Indian Construction Equipment company, Leyland Deere, C.Anand, vice president Sales and Marketing, Leyland Deere and Executive Director, Automotive Manufactures, Rajiv M Sanghvi (C) pose in front of a Leyland Deere 435 Backhoe Loader (BHL) during its launch at a press conference in Hyderabad, on January 10, 2012. Ashok Leyland flagship of the Hinduja Group and John Deere entered the Indian construction Equipment Market launched their first product Leyland Deere 435 (BHL).
  • Ravi Shankar - P.Ravi Shankar, Chief Executive Officer of Indian Construction Equipment company, Leyland Deere, poses in front of a Leyland Deere 435 Backhoe Loader (BHL) during its launch at a press conference in Hyderabad, on January 10, 2012. Ashok Leyland flagship of the Hinduja Group and John Deere entered the Indian construction Equipment Market launched their first product Leyland Deere 435 (BHL).
  • Ravi Shankar - Senior leader of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) LK Advani (C), his wife Kamla Advani (3L), BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar (2L), former Indian cricketer and BJP Member of Parliament Navjot Singh Sidhu (2R) visit the Golden Temple Sikh shrine in Amritsar on November 15, 2011. Advani visited the city during an 'All India anti-corruption yatra'. India's 84-year-old leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) L.K. Advani began a five-week road trip travelling 7,600 km covering 23 states and four Union territories across the country campaigning against corruption. Corruption in public life has become a burning issue in Indian politics, with huge anti-graft protests in August triggered by activist Anna Hazare's hunger strike in New Delhi.
  • Ravi Shankar - Former Beatle George Harrison (L) speaks with Indian Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar's brother Uday Shankar, himself a famous Indian classical dancer, as he visited the Shankar home in Calcutta in 1972. Harrison who turned to India for musical and spiritual inspiration, died of cancer at the age of 58, 29 November 2001.
  • Ravi Shankar - CALCUTTA - 1972: Former Beatle George Harrison (C) is greeted by Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar's brother Uday Shankar (R), himself a famous Indian classical dancer, and an unidentified member of the Shankar family, as he visited their home in Calcutta in 1972. Harrison who turned to India for musical and spiritual inspiration, died of cancer at the age of 58 on 29 November 2001.
  • Ravi Shankar - World reknown sitar player, composer, teacher and writer, Ravi Shankar (L) smiles at his wife Sukanya Rajan (R) and daughter Anoushka (2nd R) after receiving the University of Melbourne's highest honour, the degree of Doctor of Laws, at a special conferring ceremony in Melbourne, on March 19, 2010. The honorary degree of Doctors of Laws is awarded by the university to recognise people who are distinguished by eminent public service or outstanding cultural achievement. Other recipients include the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mary Robinson and Germaine Greer.
  • Ravi Shankar - World reknown sitar player, composer, teacher and writer, Ravi Shankar (L) smiles at his wife Sukanya Rajan (R) and daughter Anoushka (2nd R) after receiving the University of Melbourne's highest honour, the degree of Doctor of Laws, at a special conferring ceremony in Melbourne, on March 19, 2010. The honorary degree of Doctors of Laws is awarded by the university to recognise people who are distinguished by eminent public service or outstanding cultural achievement. Other recipients include the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mary Robinson and Germaine Greer.
  • Ravi Shankar - Sitar legend, composer, teacher and writer, Ravi Shankar (L) walks hand in hand with his daughter Anoushka (R) after receiving the University of Melbourne's highest honour, the degree of Doctor of Laws, at a special conferring ceremony in Melbourne on March 19, 2010. The honorary degree of Doctors of Laws is awarded by the university to recognise people who are distinguished by eminent public service or outstanding cultural achievement. Other recipients include the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mary Robinson and Germaine Greer.
  • Ravi Shankar - Sitar legend, composer, teacher and writer, Ravi Shankar (C), receives the University of Melbourne's highest honour, the degree of Doctor of Laws, from the university's Chancellor and Chairman of the Australia India Institute, the Honourable Alex Chernov (R) at a special conferring ceremony in Melbourne on March 19, 2010. The honorary degree of Doctors of Laws is awarded by the university to recognise people who are distinguished by eminent public service or outstanding cultural achievement. Other recipients include the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mary Robinson and Germaine Greer.
  • Ravi Shankar - World reknown sitar player, composer, teacher and writer, Ravi Shankar (C), receives the University of Melbourne's highest honour, the degree of Doctor of Laws, from the university's Chancellor and Chairman of the Australia India Institute, the Honourable Alex Chernov (R) at a special conferring ceremony in Melbourne on March 19, 2010. The honorary degree of Doctors of Laws is awarded by the university to recognise people who are distinguished by eminent public service or outstanding cultural achievement. Other recipients include the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mary Robinson and Germaine Greer.
  • Ravi Shankar - Sitar legend, composer, teacher and writer, Ravi Shankar (2/L) smiles after receiving the University of Melbourne's highest honour, the degree of Doctor of Laws, at a special conferring ceremony in Melbourne on March 19, 2010. The honorary degree of Doctors of Laws is awarded by the university to recognise people who are distinguished by eminent public service or outstanding cultural achievement. Other recipients include the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mary Robinson and Germaine Greer.
  • Ravi Shankar - Sitar legend, composer, teacher and writer, Ravi Shankar receives the University of Melbourne's highest honour, the degree of Doctor of Laws, at a special conferring ceremony in Melbourne on March 19, 2010. The honorary degree of Doctors of Laws is awarded by the university to recognise people who are distinguished by eminent public service or outstanding cultural achievement. Other recipients include the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mary Robinson and Germaine Greer.
  • Ravi Shankar - Sitar legend, composer, teacher and writer, Ravi Shankar (C) smiles after receiving the University of Melbourne's highest honour, the degree of Doctor of Laws, at a special conferring ceremony in Melbourne on March 19, 2010. The honorary degree of Doctors of Laws is awarded by the university to recognise people who are distinguished by eminent public service or outstanding cultural achievement. Other recipients include the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mary Robinson and Germaine Greer.
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar performs with his daughter Anoushka Shankar (unseen) at the Dover Lane Music Conference in Kolkata on February 7, 2009. Eighty-eight year old sitar player and composer Ravi Shankar is regarded as India's most esteemed musical ambassador.
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar sings a song watched by his daughter Anoushka Shankar at the Dover Lane Music Conference in Kolkata on February 7, 2009. Eighty-eight year old sitar player and composer Ravi Shankar is regarded as India's most esteemed musical Ambassador.
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian musician Ravi Shankar performs on June 4, 2008 during a concert at London's Barbican centre.
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian musician Ravi Shankar's daughter, Anoushka performs on June 4, 2008 during a concert at London's Barbican centre.
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian musician Ravi Shankar's daughter, Anoushka smiles after performing on June 4, 2008 during a concert at London's Barbican centre.
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian musician Ravi Shankar performs on June 4, 2008 during a concert at London's Barbican centre.
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian musician Ravi Shankar salutes the audience as he performs on June 4, 2008 during a concert at London's Barbican centre.
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian musician Ravi Shankar performs on June 4, 2008 during a concert at London's Barbican centre.
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian musician Ravi Shankar (L) performs with his daughter Anoushka (R) on June 4, 2008 during a concert at London's Barbican centre.
  • Ravi Shankar - Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, daughter of sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, poses in an artificially created forest canopy, as she campaigns for animal rights in Mumbai, 20 February 2007. The event, organised by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, appealed for stronger animal species management in Indian zoos. A latest PETA investigation of 30 Indian zoos found appalling neglect, decrepit facilities and animal suffering in several zoos across the country
  • Ravi Shankar - Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, daughter of sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, poses in an artificially created forest canopy, as she campaigns for animal rights in Mumbai, 20 February 2007. The event, organised by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, appealed for stronger animal species management in Indian zoos. A latest PETA investigation of 30 Indian zoos found appalling neglect, decrepit facilities and animal suffering in several zoos across the country
  • Ravi Shankar - LAS VEGAS - JUNE 30: Indian musician Ravi Shankar (L) and his wife Sukanya arrive at the gala premiere of "The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil" at the Mirage Hotel & Casino June 30, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show is a joint artistic venture between The Beatles' company, Apple Corps Ltd., and Cirque du Soleil. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ravi Shankar;Sukanya Shankar
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian religious leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (R) attends, 23 May 2006, a public gathering in his honour at Oliver Thambo hall in the township of khayelitsha. In 1982, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar founded the Art of Living Foundation, which is now one of the world's largest volunteer-based educational and humanitarian organizations. In 1997, he founded the International Association for Human Values (IAHV), which to date has development projects in 25,300 villages, bringing self-reliance and sustainability to millions of people. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (Photo credit should read GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian religious leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (R) attends, 23 May 2006, a public gathering in his honour at Oliver Thambo hall in the township of khayelitsha. In 1982, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar founded the Art of Living Foundation, which is now one of the world's largest volunteer-based educational and humanitarian organizations. In 1997, he founded the International Association for Human Values (IAHV), which to date has development projects in 25,300 villages, bringing self-reliance and sustainability to millions of people. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (Photo credit should read GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian spiritual Guru and Founder of 'Art of Living' Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (C) is escorted by officials as he leaves The Sankat Mochan Temple in Varanasi, 10 March 2006. Security has been tightened across India after a series of blasts killed at least 23 people and injured 68 in Varanasi 07 March. Police 08 March shot dead an Islamic militant suspected of links to a triple bombing that sparked a nationwide alert. AFP PHOTO/Prakash SINGH (Photo credit should read PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar at a live performance in Mumbai, 11 February 2006. Ravi Shankar performed together with tabla exponent Ustad Zakir Hussain and his daughter Anoushka. AFP PHOTO/Indranil MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Ravi Shankar - Indian sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar at a live performance in Mumbai, 11 February 2006. Ravi Shankar performed together with tabla exponent Ustad Zakir Hussain and his daughter Anoushka. AFP PHOTO/Indranil MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)


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