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A short documentary with Ustad Alla Rakha Khan broadcast by Network East (UK) in 1989. HTML tutorial

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Latest Events

Few of the latest events hosted by the AllaRakha foundation

Annual event featuring Taufiq Qureshi on the 28th April 2017

The AllaRakha Foundation in collaboration with the Nehru Centre, presents the annual anniversary event. In homage to Tabla legend – Ustad AllaRakha on 28th April 2017. Participation by Taufiq Qureshi, son of the illustrious Tabla Legend Ustad AllaRakha. Namdhari ensemble presenting compositions by His Holiness Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji Maharaj. Singers Jai Kaur Jheeta Gurnam […]

Fazal Qureshi in Conversation with Reginald Massey on 27th April 2016

The Allarakha Foundation in collaboration with the Nehru Centre (High Commission of India) presents; Music by Kiranpal Singh (Disciple of Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma) on Santoor and Manjeet Rasiya (Disciple of Pandit Yogesh Samsi) on Tabla Followed by A Short film on Ustad AllaRakha and then Fazal Qureshi in conversation with Dr Sathi Ludhianvi. Unfortunately, music critic […]

Ustad AllaRakha’s Birth Anniversary Event
29th April 2016

Homage to Ustad AllaRakha 29th April 2016   The AllaRakha Foundation Celebrates the Birth Anniversary  of Tabla Legend Ustad AllaRakha on the 29th of April 2016. The event will be held at the Bhavan Centre, London and will present a “Classical musical” programme under the presence of Fazal Qureshi (son of Ustad AllaRakha). Program: Homage to […]

Tribute to Ustad AllaRakha
29th April 2015

  Photo Gallery A tribute to Ustad AllaRakha by Taufiq Qureshi – (son of Ustad AllaRakha) – Multi percussionist Yogesh Samsi (disciple of Ustad AllaRakha) Shahbaz Khan (disciple of Ustad AllaRakha) Surjit Singh (disciple of Pt Ram Narayan) Vote of Thanks by Khurshid Aulia (Organiser) Date: 29th April 2015 Time: 6:30 PM Venue: The Nehru Centre […]

News and Information

Latest news and information from the AllaRakha Foundation

Kishori Amonkar

The Allarakha Foundation and Family mourn the passing of the renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar of the Jaipur gharana. She sadly passed away in Mumbai, late on Monday (03 April 2017) after a brief illness. Our condolences go to all her family and friends. More details available here

An Audience with SatGuru Maharaj of Namdhari Sangat

Mrs Khurshid Aulia of the Allarakha Foundation has had a wonderful audience with SatGuru Maharaj of Namdhari Sangat.

Sitara Devi, the Kathak Queen

The AllaRakha Family deeply mourns the sudden passing away of Sitara Devi, the Kathak queen, on the 25th of Nov 2014. Sitara Devi was born in Calcutta in 1920 and moved to Mumbai at the age of 11. She became a leading Kathak dancer and helped bring the dance form to Bollywood. Rabindranath Tagor described […]

U Srinivas

The AllaRakha Foundation and the AllaRakha Family mourn the sudden passing away of the renowned musician U Srinivas (Feb 28, 1969 – Sept 19, 2014). Srinivas played an electric mandolin and had collaborated with Zakir Hussain, John McLaughlin, Michael Nyman, and Michael Brook. He will truly be missed. We offer our condolences to his family […]