Actor Anupam Kher shared a video on his Instagram deal with within the reminiscence of late Santoor maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma. Actor Amitabh Bachchan additionally penned a heartfelt word for him on his weblog. Shivkumar died on Tuesday morning following a coronary heart assault at his Pali Hill residence right here. The 83-year-old musician was cremated with full state honours within the presence of household and shut pals on Wednesday. Also Read: Pandit Shivkumar Sharma funeral: Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi pay last respects
Sharing a video and a monochrome picture of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, Anupam wrote, “Pandit Shivkumar Sharma had a significant function behind my performing profession. My coronary heart grieves. God makes very much less such folks. May his soul relaxation in peace and will his household keep robust.”
In the video, Anupam mentioned, “Today I’m in Los Angeles, once I got here right here I received to know in regards to the dying of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma. I’ve lots of recollections with him. While I used to be doing my first job at All India Radio, as an announcer, I fumbled while taking his name on-air during the present and after that I left my job and have become and actor.”
He added, “Whenever I used to fulfill him after that, I used to inform him that if that day I would not have fumbled while taking his name then I might nonetheless be an announcer and never an actor.”
Actor Juhi Chawla additionally tweeted a photograph of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and wrote, “Rest in peace Shivji.” Actor Amitabh Bachchan additionally penned an emotional word in reminiscence of the late musician on his weblog. Shivkumar Sharma was one-half of the music composer duo Shiv-Hari. He gave music for a number of of Yash Chopra’s movies like Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, and Darr. Amitabh Bachchan starred in Silsila while Juhi featured in Darr.
Amitabh wrote, “There is the passing away of the Maestro , ShivKumar Sharma, who performed the santoor, a particular instrument, from the valleys of Kashmir .. who designed so many movie musics for me and plenty of others .. continued success after success , numbs you from the ache of ache .. as additionally the reverse .. Shivkumar ji , who performed the ‘santoor’ in its brilliance .. who put his coronary heart and soul into no matter he took up .. humble regardless of his unimaginable presence .. and the expertise of a genius.”
Shivkumar Sharma, one in every of India’s most well-known classical musicians, was credited for taking santoor, the people instrument from Jammu and Kashmir, to the worldwide stage. He obtained the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1986, adopted by the Padma Shri in 1991, and the Padma Vibhushan in 2001.