Zakir Hussain

Profession: Indian Classical Musician (Tabla Maestro)

Brothers of Zakir Hussain

Taufiq Qureshi and Fazal Qureshi

Father of Zakir Hussain

Alla Rakha (legendary tabla player)

Mother of Zakir Hussain

Bavi Begum

Wife/Spouse of Zakir Hussain

Antonia Minnecola

Favourite Actor(s) of Zakir Hussain

Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Rishi Kapoor

Favourite Actresses of Zakir Hussain

Rekha, Vidya Balan, Sharmila Tagore

Favourite Food(s) of Zakir Hussain

Maharashtrian cuisines, Punjabi Cuisines & Continental Cuisines

Favourite Singer(s) of Zakir Hussain

Lata Mangeshkar, Pandit Jasraj, A.R. Rahman

Award & Recognition(s) of Zakir Hussain

1998: Awarded with Padma Shri
2002: Awarded with Padma Bhushan
1990: Awarded the Indo-American Award and Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
1999: Awarded with National Heritage Fellowship of National Endowment for the Arts from Hillary Clinton
2005: He was named an Old Dominion Fellow by the Humanities Council at Princeton University for being a full time Professor in the music department
2006: Honoured with Kalidas Samman
2009: He won 51st Grammy Award

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