15 Facts About Arvind Parikh


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

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Arvind Parikh was born in Ahmedabad into a Gujarati business family with cultural and spiritual influences.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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