Shiv Kumar Sharma:- Famous Indian Indian classical musician and santoor player died on 10th May 2022 due to cardiac arrest [Heart Attack]. His family and more famous Indian celebrities, Indian PM Mr. Narendra Modi also tweeted about his death.
Our cultural world is poorer with the demise of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma Ji. He popularised the Santoor at a global level. His music will continue to enthral the coming generations. I fondly remember my interactions with him. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 10, 2022
Who Was Shiv Kumar Sharma?
Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma was an Indian Musician. He was best known for playing santoor player. He was credited with adapting the santoor for Indian classical music. He got too many awards for music like the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1986, the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award in 1991 & and the Padma Bhushan, India’s third-highest civilian award in 2001. He was born on 13 January 1938 in Jammu and Kashmir, British India. For more details about Shiv Kumar visit his Wikipedia page
What Was The Death Of Cause Of Shiv Kumar Sharma?
He was 84 years old Indian Citizen and the reason behind his death was cardiac arrest [Heart Attack] on 10th May 2022. His notable works were Indian flutist Hariprasad Chaurasia under the name Shiv-Hari and composed music for many Indian films including Faasle (1985), Chandni (1989), Lamhe (1991), and Darr (1993).
Sad to know about the demise of Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, eminent Santoor player and internationally celebrated Indian music composer. His departure impoverishes our cultural world. My deepest condolences.
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) May 10, 2022
Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma Awards List
He got too many awards for his creations in music and he also got International awards like honorary citizenship of the city of Baltimore, USA, in 1985. In India, he got awards like the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1986, the Padma Shri in 1991, and the Padma Vibhushan in 2001.
- Platinum Disc for Call of the Valley
- Platinum Disc for the music of the film Silsila
- Gold Disc for the music of the film Faasle
- Platinum Disc for the music of the film Chandni
- Pandit Chatur Lal Excellence Award – 2015