Santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma passes away

Santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma passes away

Tributes were paid for Indian music composer and santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 84. The renowned musician, who breathed his last in Mumbai, was suffering from kidney-related issues and was on dialysis for the past six months.

Tributes were paid for Indian music composer and santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 84. The renowned musician, who breathed his last in Mumbai, was suffering from kidney-related issues and was on dialysis for the past six months.

Paying tribute to the Santoor player, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that without him our cultural world is poor.

Paying tribute to the Santoor player, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that without him our cultural world is poor.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also expressed her condolences to the family of Pandit Shiv Kumar, saying that his demise "spoils our cultural world".

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also expressed her condolences to the family of Pandit Shiv Kumar, saying that his demise "spoils our cultural world".

Sharma was due to perform in Bhopal next week.

Sharma was due to perform in Bhopal next week.

Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma gave special recognition to Santoor in the world, had a deep relationship with Jammu

Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma gave special recognition to Santoor in the world, had a deep relationship with Jammu

Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma recognized the Santoor as a musical instrument in the world including Jammu and Kashmir.

Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma recognized the Santoor as a musical instrument in the world including Jammu and Kashmir.