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Sarangi is my beloved: Moinuddin Khan

DNJAI46441 | 1/31/2014 | Author : Shabina Akhtar | WC :363

The famous sarangi player, hailing from Jaipur’s Chandpole area, is one of the recipients of the Padma Shri this year. After Hrs caught up with the maestro to traverse his journey for our readers

Has the feeling of winning the Padma Shri sunk in?
Not really. My phone has been beeping ever since my name was announced as a recipient of Padma Shri this year. It makes me feel grateful to the almighty for bestowing his blessings on me. The love of my well-wishers wishing me makes me feel humble.
So, did sarangi choose you or was it the other way round?
I was born into a gharana that dedicated generations after generations serving the sarangi. My father Ustad Noor Khan, introduced me to sarangi at the age of seven. Tab se ishq sa hogaya sarangi sey. So, in a way you can say that it was sarangi that chose me.
What is so unique about sarangi that makes you consider it as your
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