14 Facts About Arvind Parikh


Arvind Parikh was born on 19 October 1927 and is an Indian classical sitar player.


Arvind Parikh's father Natwar Lal was a businessman and mother Chandra kala ben was a painter.


Kishori Arvind Parikh was a student of Kirana Gharana stalwarts Niaz Ahmed and Faiyaz Ahmad.


Arvind Parikh has performed at music festivals in India and Europe, and has had concert tours in several parts of West Asia, Far East and Australia.


Arvind Parikh's wife was a disciple of Niyaz Ahmad - Faiyaz Ahmad Khan of Kirana gharana.


Arvind Parikh has compiled compositions and ragas in "Sitar Guru" and "Bandish Parampara" published by Navras Records UK.


Arvind Parikh is President of the Indian Musicological Society, chairman of the Western India chapter of ITC Sangeet Research Academy.


Arvind Parikh conceived establishing a forum at which all segments of the music world could meet to discuss issues of common interests.


Arvind Parikh is currently spearheading an association of 12 classical musicians, called All India Musicians' Group - drawn from the Carnatic and Hindustani traditions, to create greater support in government, industry and the media for Indian classical music.


Arvind Parikh has been awarded the National Award by Sangeet Natak Akademi for Instrumental music for the year 2003.


Arvind Parikh was given India's third highest civilian award, the Padma Bhushan, in 2018.


Arvind Parikh has handled the pursuits of business and music simultaneously.


Arvind Parikh's business is a logistics provider in 51 Indian cities.


Arvind Parikh is chairman of an Indian transportation organization and director of a travel and tourism company, and his family owned group owns a company for printing accessories.