Amitabh Bachchan-Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi-Javed Akhtar pay last respect to santoor legend Shiv Kumar Sharma: ‘He was a dua for film music’

MD Merajul IslamMay 11, 2022

The santoor maestro Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma passed away on Tuesday on account of age-related points. He was 83. He’s survived by spouse Manorama Sharma and sons Rahul and Rohit Sharma. On Wednesday, the musician’s mortal stays have been stored at his house in Mumbai for antim darshan earlier than his state funeral. Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi and lyricist-composer and screenwriter Javed Akhtar supplied their final respect to the famend santoor participant.

Amitabh and Jaya met the late musician’s household and upon reaching, Huge B folded his fingers to pay his tribute to Shiv Kumar Sharma. Later, he interacted along with his son Rahul for some time earlier than leaving. Jaya paid her condolences to the musician’s spouse Manorama.

Amitabh Bachchan at Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma’s home for his ‘antim darshan’. (Picture: Amit Chakravarty)

Senior Bachchan additionally penned a tribute for Shiv Kumar Sharma on his weblog. The sitar participant had composed music for Bachchan’s 1981 film Silsila. The Yash Chopra directorial additionally starred Rekha, Jaya Bachchan and Sanjeev Kumar. In his tribute, Bachchan wrote, “There’s 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 lots of others .. continued success after success, numbs you from the ache of ache .. as additionally the reverse..”

javed akhtar shabana azmi Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi at Shiv Kumar Sharma’s home.

Amitabh Bachchan talked about how Shiv Kumar was a ‘humble’ being who put “his coronary heart and soul into no matter he took up.” He added, “A tragic ending to the grasp of the string instrument .. he and Hari Prasad Chaurasia ji , the famend flutist have been a dua for movie music .. they got here as robust as they may .. performed recorded and left.”

amitabh bachchan jaya bachchan shivkumar sharma funeral Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan got here to pay their final respect to Shiv Kumar Sharma. (Picture: Varinder Chawla)
Amitabh Bachchan met Shiv Kumar Sharma’s son Rahul Sharma(Picture: Varinder Chawla)
shiv kumar sharma funeral Amitabh Bachchan at Shiv Kumar Sharma’s home in Mumbai. (Picture: Varinder Chawla)

Shiv Kumar Sharma collaborated with flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia and shaped the favored music composer duo Shiv-Hari. They gave many chartbusters and composed music for Bollywood movies like Chandni, Lamhe and Darr.

Shiv Kumar Sharma’s funeral might be held on Wednesday on the Vile Parle Hindu cremation floor close to the Juhu airport. The funeral might be held between 3 pm to five pm.


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