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Home »  Padma Vibhushan » Bismillah Khan Ustad
Bismillah Khan Ustad
Padma Vibhushan-1980
Ustad Bismillah Khan Sahib
• Born : 21st March, 1916
• Birth Place : Dumraon, Bihar, India
  • A legendary Shehnai Maestro.
  • Poured his heart out into Ragh Kafi from Red Fort on the eve of India's First Republic Day Ceremony.
  • Sees divine unity between music and his religion.
  • Is a staunch devotee of Hindu Goddess Saraswati even though he is a devout Shia Muslim.
  • Is honoured with doctorate by Benares Hindu University and Shanti Niketan.
  • Has been bequeathed with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1956 and The Tansen Award of Madhya Pradesh Government.
  • Has played in UK, USA, Europe and many countries of the world.
  • Received Padma Shri in 1961, Padma Bhushan in 1968 & Padma Vibhushan in 1980.
  • Has been awarded Bharat Ratna in 2001.

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