Famous Santoor player dies at 84

Renowned santoor player and music composer Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma, 84, died due to a heart attack.

Famous Santoor player dies at 84
Image: Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma. Credits: @FarOutAkhtar (Twitter)

On Tuesday, renowned santoor player and music composer Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, 84, died due to a heart attack.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, "Our cultural world is poorer with the demise of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma Ji. He popularized the Santoor at a global level. His music will continue to enthrall the coming generations. I fondly remember my interactions with him. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti."