The ashes of famous Santoor player Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma immersed in the Ganges

Haridwar, May 13 (H.S.). The ashes of famous Santoor player Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma were immersed in the Ganges at Harki Paidi on Friday as per Vedic rituals. His pilgrim priest Pandit Shantanu got the asthit immersion karma done. Family member Vishal Sharma, including Shiv Kumar Sharma’s son Rohit and disciple Rahul, had reached Harki […]
 


The ashes of famous Santoor player Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma immersed in the Ganges

Haridwar, May 13 (H.S.). The ashes of famous Santoor player Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma were immersed in the Ganges at Harki Paidi on Friday as per Vedic rituals. His pilgrim priest Pandit Shantanu got the asthit immersion karma done. Family member Vishal Sharma, including Shiv Kumar Sharma’s son Rohit and disciple Rahul, had reached Harki Paidi with the ashes.

Pandit Shantanu Sharma, the family priest of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, told that today the ashes of Shiv Kumar Sharma were brought by his two sons. Whose ashes were immersed at Harki Paidi Brahmakund with full rituals.

Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma died of a heart attack on Tuesday. He was one of the famous classical musicians of India. He also composed music in films. Pandit Shivkumar Sharma received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in the year 1986. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1991 and Padma Vibhushan in 2001. Pandit Shivkumar Sharma also composed the music for the theme song of the film Silsila.