Corona has given a great blow to the music world, and especially to Nagpur city by taking away Sitar maestro Ustad Nasir Khan.Â Noted grade â€˜Aâ€™ AIR Nagpur, and renowned Sitar player Nasir Khan passed away on Tuesday due to COVID-19. Nasir is survived by his wife and two children, who also tested positive.
Nasir was a wonderful human being and musician par excellence. Music lovers are shocked with the news. Nasirâ€™s father Ustad Hamid Kha was also a great sarangi player and was also known for his shows on Durdarshan and Radio.
Artist including playback singer M A Kader to stage arranger Bagwati Tiwari, Ravindra Sangit singer Arundhati Deshmukh and many more has expressed deep condolence on the loss of Ustad Nasir Khan.