Famous Santoor player Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma passes away, know the unique songs of ‘Shiv-Hari’

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The entire industry is in mourning due to the sudden demise of famous Santoor player Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma. His contribution to Hindi cinema can never be forgotten.

Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma is a big name in the film world. He gave some of the best songs to the industry. In Bollywood, the pair of ‘Shiv-Hari’ i.e. Shiv Kumar Sharma and Hari Prasad Chaurasia gave many hit songs. Songs that we still listen to, but hardly anyone remembers, these ‘Shiv-Hari’ have sung them.

Hari Prasad Chaurasia had already said goodbye to the world, after which the pair broke up and now Shiv Kumar’s departure is no less than a big loss. 84-year-old Indian musician and santoor player Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma passed away due to cardiac arrest in Mumbai. He was suffering from kidney related problems for the last six months and was on dialysis. Today let us tell you about those popular hit songs which have been given by the famous pair of ‘Shiv-Hari’.

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Songs in Yash Raj Chopra’s films

Renowned Indian music duo, renowned santoor player Shiv Kumar Sharma and famous flute player Hariprasad Chaurasia. Yash Raj Chopra Debut as a composer in the classic film ‘Silsila’ (1981) directed by. He has since composed notable music for films such as Vijay (1988), Chandni (1989), Lamhe (1991) and Darr (1993). The duo also made some great music albums.

‘Kabhi Main Kahoon’ from the movie ‘Lamhe’, ‘Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum’ from the movie ‘Silsila’, ‘Jadu Teri Nazar’ from the movie ‘Darr’, ‘Chandni O Meri Chandni’ from the movie ‘Chandni’, ‘Mere Haathon’ I have given many super hit songs like ‘Nine-Nu Chudiyan’, ‘Tere Mere Lipoon Mein’, ‘Mehbooba’, ‘Baal Pe Chalke Aa’ from the film ‘Vijay’.

The concert was to be held on May 15

The entire industry is in mourning with the news of his demise and the saddest thing is that he was going to have a concert on 15th May. According to media reports, many people were desperate for his concert on 15 May. But the regret is that his fans will not be able to listen to this concert. It is sad to say goodbye to this world a few days before the event.

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Big people of the industry including the Prime Minister paid tribute

The people of the industry paid emotional tributes to Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief by tweeting and wrote, ‘The demise of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma ji will have a deep impact on our cultural world. 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.’

There itself, Vishal Dadlani Expressing grief, wrote, another big loss to the music world. Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma is irreplaceable. His playing redefined Indian music as well as the santoor. His film songs with Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia ji and the pairing of ‘Shiv-Hari’ will always be remembered. May God give strength to his family, fans and students.

Our heartfelt tribute to Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma! May God give strength to his family. Like and share this and stay connected with Harzindagi to read more such updates.

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