Hindustani classical composer and co-composer of several memorable Bollywood film soundtracks for the late Yash Chopra, Shivkumar Sharma passed away in Mumbai on Tuesday. He was 84 years old. The Shiv-Hari duo was nominated for the prestigious Filmfare Award in the music category for “Silsila,” “Chandni,” “Lamhe” and “Darr”.

Sharma Addressed by Respected Pandit

Sharma, addressed by the respected Pandit, was suffering from kidney-related ailments for the last six months. He eventually died of cardiac arrest. Sahiban” (1993), directed by Chopra’s former associate director Ramesh Talwar, was the only such film. Which was composed by Shiva-Hari. Outside Yash Raj Films banner.

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Hindustani Classical Musician and late Yash Chopra

Born in Jammu, northern India, Sharma became an exponent of the classical instrument Santoor. Already famous in Hindustani music circles, he rose to international prominence in 1967. When he recorded the album “Call of the Valley” for EMI with his long-time collaborator flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia and guitarist Brij Bhushan Kabra.

Composed several Bollywood film Soundtracks for Yash Chopra

While their classical music career flourished, Sharma and Chaurasia composed several Bollywood film soundtracks for noted filmmaker Yash Chopra. Which started with “Silsila” (1981), starring Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Jaya Bachchan, and Sanjeev Kumar. Under the screen credits Shiv-Hari, he composed seven more soundtracks for Chopra, including “False” (1985). “Vijay” (1988), “Chandni” (1989), “Lamhe” (1991), “Parampara” (1993), and “Darr” (1993), which was a successful film for Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

Indian Honor Given to Sharma

Indian honors given to Sharma include the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1986, the Padma Shri in 1991, and the Padma Vibhushan in 2001.Executive. Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur tweeted: “Amazing music composer and composer.. a man who has always been kind and always smiling…the beautiful voices of his santoor will always be present in our hearts. Condolences to Rahul and the entire family”.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tweeted

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: “Our cultural world is poor with the passing away of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma Ji. He popularized the santoor globally. His music will continue to enchant generations to come. I remember very well my conversation with him. Condolences to his family and fans. Peace.