Bismillah Khan Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Net Worth

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Bismillah Khan (Qamruddin Khan)

Last Updated: 07 Mar, 2024 | Views: 493

Age: 90

Profession: Musician

Famous For: Honour with Bharat Ratna (Indian musician)

Higher Education: Graduated

Bismillah Khan Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
21 Mar, 1916 (90 Years 05 Months)
Birth Country
Birth State/Province
Birth Place
Dumraon, Buxar
Birth Sign
Died on
21 Aug, 2006

Bismillah Khan Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Bismillah Khan is a well-known Indian musician born in Oklahoma, Bihar. Ustad Bismillah Khan was a renowned shehnai player from India. He popularized the shehnai, a musical instrument, throughout India after independence, and his name was and will always be associated with it. Additionally, he appeared in the 1958 film Jalsaghar by Satyajit Ray. At 6, Khan was relocated to the Uttar Pradesh city of Varanasi, where he received musical tuition from his uncle Ali Baksh, a well-known shehnai player. The latter had performed for Varanasi's Vishwanath Temple.

Khan also has a solid connection to the movie industry.
Khan performed lovely shehnai symphonies for the Kannada film Sadaadi Appanna.
Khan frequently performed for worldwide audiences in addition to his Indian audience.
Khan participated in the World Expo in Montreal, the Osaka Trade Fair, and the Cannes Art Festival.
In 1937, Khan elevated Shehnai to the forefront of Indian classical music through his performance at the All India Music Conference.
In 1950, he performed once more at Red Fort in Delhi in honor of India's first Republic Day.

Achievements and Awards:
Bismillah helped the shehnai become one of the most well-known Asian musical instruments.
Khan was invited to perform live in the Red Fort in Delhi by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Indian Prime Minister, on the occasion of India's first celebration of independence day in 1947.

Unknown facts:
The Indian Army presented a 21-gun salute at his funeral as a mark of national pride.

Bismillah Khan Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 168 cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In Feet & Inches 5'6"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 kg
In Pounds 154 Ibs
Eye Color
Hair Color

Bismillah Khan Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Paigambar Khan
Mother's Name
Mitthan Khan
Shamshuddin Khan
Nazim Hussain, Zamin Hussain, Kazim Hussain, Nayyar Hussain, Mahtab Hussain
Soma Ghosh
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