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List of Indian Musicians and their Musical Instruments

Here is a list of the famous Indian musicians and the musical instruments they use. Go through the list below to check which instruments – Sitar Tabla, Tambura, Sarod, Violin, etc.- are related to popular Indian musical celebrities.

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Music is an important part of Indian culture. Singers, Instrumentalists, and Vocalists in India are not only famous in their own countries but also popular all over the world. Different kinds of musical culture are popular in India. But, Indian classical music is one of the most popular parts of Indian music.

Indian musicians play a variety of instruments, including tambura, tabla, Sitar, Sarod, Flute, Behala, Shenai etc.

Questions are coming from the topic “Indian musicians and musical instruments” in various competitive exams in India. If you are preparing for the upcoming exams, including SSC, PSC, Railway and State Examinations, then this topic will be very helpful for you.

Indian Musicians and their Musical Instruments

Listed are the famous musicians and their musical instruments.

NameInstrument
M. S. SubhalakshmiTambura
Bheemsen JoshiVocals Harmonium Tanpura
Ustad Rashid KhanSwarmandal
Girija DeviVocal (Hindustani classical music)
Nikhil BandhopaddhayaSitar
Bilayat KhanSitar
RavishankarSitar
Ali Akbar KhanSarod
Hariprasad ChaurasiaFlute
Pannalal GhoshFlute
Zakir HussainTabla
Alla Rakha khanTabla
Kishan MahrajTabla
Vikram GhoshTabla
Kumar BoseTabla
Pandit V.G. GhoshBehala
Zahiruddin DagarDhrupad & Dhamara
Waslfuddin DagarDhrupad & Dhamara
Ali akbar khanSarod
Amzad Ali khanSarod
Radhika Mohan MitraSarod
Ayan Ali Bankas/Aman Ali BankasSarod
Bismillah KhanShehnai
Shakoor KhanSarangi
U SrinivasMandolin
Totaram SharmaPakhawaj
TH VinayakramGhatam
KV PrasadMridangam
Sheikh Chinna MoulaNadaswaran
MS GopalakrishnanViolin

FAQ: Indian Musicians and their Musical Instruments

Q1. Ustad Rashid Khan plays which instrument?

Swarmandal

Q2. Bismillah Khan plays which instruments?

Shehnai

Q3. Hariprasad Chaurasia plays which musical instruments?

Flute

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