Pandit Shivkumar Sharma Could’ve Been ‘The Amitabh Bachchan’ Of Bollywood But He Rejected The Film Which Became Big B’s Debut

Pandit Shivkumar Sharma Might’ve Been ‘The Amitabh Bachchan’ Of Bollywood However He Rejected The Movie Which Turned Large B’s Debut

When Pandit Shivkumar Sharma Was Offered Amitabh Bachchan’s Saat Hindustani
Did You Know? Earlier than Amitabh Bachchan, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma Was Supplied A Position In Saat Hindustani ( Picture Credit score – Instagram ; Wikimedia )

Legendary Santoor maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma isn’t any extra with us. The artist was affected by Kidney associated points for the previous few months, nevertheless, he died this morning after affected by cardiac arrest. As everybody remembers him, we got here throughout a throwback interview of him when the musician revealed he was supplied a task in Amitabh Bachchan’s Saat Hindustani.

The late music composer was credited for making the Santoor a preferred classical instrument. Though it was a people instrument, however it turned an Indian classical as a result of artists’ internationally acknowledged enjoying model.

Pandit Shivkumar Sharma might need by no means considered turning into an actor as he began studying devices at a really younger age. Nonetheless, when the provide got here, the artist was fairly shocked. A number of years again, he recalled the time when he was supplied Saat Hindustani, he advised DNA, “Sure. That was actually out of the blue. I used to be within the studios the place filmmaker Khwaja Ahmed Abbas was explaining a scenario and pictures to musicians for background.”

“Later he referred to as me apart. I assumed he wished to inform me one thing particular however he supplied me Saat Hindustani as an actor. ‘Dikhate-bolte bhi theek ho… kad-kaathi bhi sahi hai’,” Pandit Shivkumar Sharma added.

Nonetheless, his love for music was approach too nice and right here’s how he merely refused the provide. The music composer stated, “I folded my arms and stated I wished to pursue music.”

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In his e book, ‘Shiv Kumar Sharma: The Man and His Music’, the artist talked about the identical story together with the time when V Shantaram supplied him to develop into a music director in certainly one of his movies.

Pandit Shivkumar Sharma was simply 17 when the filmmaker got here with the provide. He rejected that proposal citing his calling lay elsewhere.

Crew Koimoi sends heartfelt condolences to the musician’s household. Might his soul relaxation in peace!

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