One of the finest classical musicians that India has ever produced, Ustad Bismillah Khan doesn't need any introduction. Fondly termed as 'King of Shehnai', it will be hard to not recall Bismillah Khan whenever we mention Shehnai's name.
The very thought of Shehnai brings Ustad Bismillah Khan to our minds. Receiving many accolades and awards for his exception art of playing Shehnai, Ustad Bismillah Khan played the popular instrument for more than eight decades.
Born on March 21, 1916, in Dumraon, Bihar, the music legend took his last breath on August 21, 2006, in Varanasi at the age of 90.
On his 101st birthday, let us have a look at the Shehnai maestro exceptional career and a wonderful life through a specially created video profile by News Nation.