Ustad Mehdi Hassan

Our Condolences on sad demise of legendary Ghazal singer Ustad Mehdi Hassan (18th July, 1927- 13th June, 2012). Ustad AllaRakha family and Foundation mourns the sad death of legendary and unique Ghazal singer and vocalist of all times. May God rest his soul in peace. Ameen, summa Ameen!

Shri M. F. Hussain

The AllaRakha Foundation and the AllaRakha Family mourns the passing away of the world’s most renowned painter and a close family friend Shri M. F. Hussain. His demise has created a void in the world of art and he will be truly missed by us all.

AllaRakha Foundation 10th Year Anniversary

Dear readers, The AllaRakha Foundation is completing its 10th year of establishment. We did all this with your support. We help young people and local musicians to get a platform to perform alongside internationally renowned artists to show their talent. We arranged free workshops/events for local youngsters and people alike. On February 2nd 2000 we […]

Pandit Dinkar Kaikini

We are saddened by the news of Pt. Dinkar Kaikani’s demise on the 23/01/2010 in Mumbai, at his residence 10 AM. He was a classical singer and for many years, he was the Principal of Cultural Institute Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan in Mumbai. He was loved by all the students and musicians alike. His son Yogesh […]

Bavi Begum Alla Rakha

The AllaRakha Foundation and the Family announces the demise of Mrs Bavi Begum, widow of Tabla Legend Ustad AllaRakha and mother of Zakir Hussain, Taufiq Qureshi, Fazal Qureshi, and Khurshid Aulia on the 24th of October 2009 in Mumbai, India. The funeral took place in Mumbai on the 28th of Oct, 09. She is survived […]

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

The AllaRakha Foundation and the Family would like to pay homage to the passing away of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan on the 18th of June 2009. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan was the world’s leading exponent of the 25 stringed instrument called sarod. He will be greatly missed by us all.