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Ravi Shankar to AR Rahman: Indian artists who bagged Grammy Awards

Singers including Ravi Shankar, AR Rahman who have made India proud by bagging Grammy Awards. Let's take a look at the list of the artists. Scroll down to know more.

Snigdha Behera Written By: Snigdha Behera @ New Delhi Updated on: February 05, 2024 14:03 IST
Ravi Shankar,  AR Rahman
Image Source : INSTAGRAM Ravi Shankar, AR Rahman

India has a reason to celebrate this year as Shankar Mahadevan and Zakir Hussain made the country proud by bagging awards at the 66th Grammys this year. Before them, several other Indian singers have made India shine on the global stage. Let's take a look at the list of artists from India who have bagged awards in previous years. 

1. Ravi Shankar

Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury who is popularly known as Ravi Shankar was an Indian artist and composer. The legendary artist won not one but five Grammy awards. In 1967, West Meets East in the category of Best Chamber Music Performance. In 1973, The Concert for Bangladesh was in the category of Album of the Year. In 2002, The Living Room Session Pt 1. At the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award. 

India Tv - Ravi Shankar

Image Source : IMDBRavi Shankar

2. Zakir Hussain

The table maestro Zakir Hussain has captivated the audience and continues to do so. In 1991, T.H. Vinaykram and Zakir Hussain won a Grammy in the category of Best World Music Album. In 2008, Zakir bagged an award in the category of Best Contemporary World Music Album. 

India Tv - Zakir Hussain

Image Source : IMDBZakir Hussain

3. Zubin Mehta

Zubin Mehta, the Bombay-based musician bagged several awards including, Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist Or Soloists (With Orchestra) and Best Engineered Recording, Classical in 1981, Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance in 1982, Best Classical Album in 1983, Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist (With Orchestra), Best Classical Vocal Performance and Best Classical Album in 1990. 

India Tv - Zubin Mehta

Image Source : IMDBZubin Mehta

4. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt won in 1992 for Best World Music Album category. 

India Tv - Vishwa Mohan Bhatt

Image Source : IMDBVishwa Mohan Bhatt

5. AR Rahman

In 2008, A. R. Rahman, H. Sridhar, and P. A. Deepak bagged Best Compilation Soundtrack Album and Best Song Written for Visual Media for Slumdog Millionaire. 

India Tv - A R Rahman

Image Source : IMDBA R Rahman

6. Neela Vaswani

In 2015, Neela Vaswani won Best Children's Album for I Am Malala. 

India Tv -  Neela Vaswani

Image Source : TWITTER Neela Vaswani

7. Ricky Kej

In 2015, Ricky Kej won his first Grammy for his album Winds of Samara in the Best New Album category, and in 2022 for Divine Tides in collaboration with Stewart Copeland in the Best New Age Album category. In 2023, he won for his album Divine Tides in the Best Immersive Audio Album category. 

India Tv - Ricky Kej

Image Source : IMDBRicky Kej

8. Falguni Shah

In 2022, Falguni Shah won Best Children's Music Album for A Colorful World. 

India Tv - Falguni Shah

Image Source : IMDBFalguni Shah

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