Ravi Shankar Net Worth

Ravi Shankar Net Worth is
$5 Million

Ravi Shankar Biography

Ravi Shankar Net Worthy of: Ravi Shankar was an Indian musician who had a net worthy of of $5 million. Born in Varanasi, United Provinces, British Raj, in 1920, Pandit Ravi Shankar is among the best-known sitar players and Hindustani classical music composers of his period. He was raised touring his home nation and far of Europe along with his brother’s dance group before making a decision he’d rather figure out how to enjoy the sitar. He studied under famed musician Allauddin Khan for quite some time before breaking into composing. He wedded Annapurna Devi in 1941 plus they had one boy jointly before their separation. Shankar trained at City University of NY and UCLA before landing the work of seat of the section of Indian music at the California Institute of the Arts. Shankar started dating dancer Kamala Shastri before having an affair with NY concert maker Sue Jones. Through the 10 years, he founded Mumbai’s Kinnara College of Music and afterwards opened up a branch in LA. He performed at Woodstock and released his autobiography, “My Music, MY ENTIRE LIFE”, all through the latter half of the 10 years. In the 1950s, he was invited to execute in the Soviet Union and NEW YORK before touring various areas of the globe. He won a large number of including three Grammys, the Tagore Award and awards. Shankar was nominated for just one Oscar during his profession. Shankar come up with the music for Satyajit Ray’s “Apu Trilogy” and by 1949, have scored a gig as All India Radio New Dehli’s music director. In the first ’60s, he became the initial Indian to compose music for international films. Because of the affair, Jones provided birth to jazz artist and Grammy champion Norah Jones in 1979. He afterwards wedded Sunkaya Rajan in 1989. Shankar passed away on December 11, 2012, after a heart valve procedure.

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Quick Facts

Full NameRavi Shankar
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthApril 7, 1920
DiedDecember 11, 2012, La Jolla, California, United States
Height1.93 m
ProfessionFilm Score Composer, Lyricist, Film director, Actor, Prabhujee, Vandanaa Trayee, Asato Maa
EducationSt. Joseph's College, Bangalore
SpouseSukanya Rajan, Annapurna Devi, Prabhujee, Vandanaa Trayee, Asato Maa
ChildrenAnoushka Shankar, Norah Jones, Shubhendra Shankar, Prabhujee, Vandanaa Trayee, Asato Maa
ParentsHemangini Devi, Shyam Shankar, Prabhujee, Vandanaa Trayee, Asato Maa
SiblingsUday Shankar, Rajendra Shankar, Bhupendra Shankar, Debendra Shankar, Prabhujee, Vandanaa Trayee, Asato Maa
AwardsBharat Ratna, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Grammy Award for Best World Music Album, Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Tagore Award, Ramon Magsaysay Award for Journalism, Literature, and Creative Communication Arts, Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Hindustani Music - Instrumental (Sitar), Polar Music Prize for Classical Music, CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Lifetime Achievement, Prabhujee, Vandanaa Trayee, Asato Maa
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Original Music Score, BAFTA Award for Best Film Music, Prabhujee, Vandanaa Trayee, Asato Maa
MoviesSariyaagi, Shankara, Hale Radio, Kempe Gowda, Maanikya, Adyaksha, Dandupalya, Kote, Dhamarukam, Varadhanayaka, Rathavara, Doddmane Hudga, Mungaru Male 2, RX Soori, Durgi, Abhinetri, Huchudugaru, Viraat, Vettaikaaran, Hebbuli, Bahaddur, Chaarulatha, Mukunda Murari, Jigarthanda, Indru Netru Naalai, Brahmana, Rudra Tandava, Topiwala, Luv U Alia, Dilwala, Tholi Valapu, Raja Rajendra, Masterpiece, Shakti, Apoorva, Kollaikaran, Bhale Jodi, Narasimhudu, Kurradu, Dandam Dashagunam, Victory, Yaare Koogadali, Crazy Boy, Saptapadi, Ramayya Vasthavayya, Bharjari, Apuroopam, Kathe Chitrakathe Nirdeshana Puttanna, Bachchan, Jai Bajrang Bali, Seizer, Pulakeshi, Mumbai, Chirayu




El Hindú 2011 Short
Rahman magyar barátai 2009 Documentary short
Sri Lanka, les naufragés du tsunami 2005 Documentary
Ravi Shankar: Between Two Worlds 2001 Documentary
Tenussian Vacuvasco 2000
Yehudi Menuhin: The Violin of the Century 1996 Documentary
Genesis 1986
Gandhi 1982
Meera 1979 as Pandit Ravishankar
Ravi Shankar's Music Festival from India 1975 TV Movie
Raga 1971 Documentary
Unterwegs nach Kathmandu 1971 TV Movie
Sex and the Animals 1969 Documentary
Niet genoeg 1968 Documentary short
Charly 1968
Viola 1967 Short
The Psychedelics 1966
Alice in Wonderland 1966 TV Movie
Chappaqua 1966
Ghoom Bhangar Gaan 1965
Godaan 1963
Dheuer Pare Dheu 1962
Megh 1961
Anuradha 1960 as Pt. Ravi Shankar
The Sword and the Flute 1959 Short documentary
Apur Sansar 1959
Paras-Pathar 1958 as Ravishankar
The Flute and the Arrow 1957 Documentary
Kabuliwala 1957 as Pandit Ravishankar
A Chairy Tale 1957 Short
Aparajito 1956
Pather Panchali 1955
Dharti Ke Lal 1946
Neecha Nagar 1946 as Ravi Shanker


Marguerite 2015 performer: "Man Pasand" / writer: "Man Pasand"
Banda sonora 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kempe Gowda 2011 performer: "Shankara"
Taking Woodstock 2009 performer: "Raga Manj Khamaj" / writer: "Raga Manj Khamaj"
The Darjeeling Limited 2007 music: "Music" - as Pandit Ravi Shankar
Music and Lyrics 2007 performer: "Ghanashyam", "Raga Rajya-Kalyan" / writer: "Ghanashyam", "Raga Rajya-Kalyan"
Catch and Release 2006/II writer: "Raga Madhuvanti Gat In Rupak 7-Beat Live"
Anything Else 2003 performer: "Gat I" / writer: "Gat I"
America's Sweethearts 2001 writer: "Shuddia Sarang"
The Beatles Anthology 1995 TV Mini-Series documentary performer: "Raga Charu Kishi" / writer: "Raga Charu Kishi"
Natural Born Killers 1994 writer: "The Trembler"
My Girl 1991 performer: "Maru-Bihag"
Nuts 1987 performer: "SINDHI-BHAIRAVI"
Merton 1984 "Tala Rasa Ranga", "Tabla Dhwani"
The Midnight Special 1973 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Be-Imaan 1972 music: "Hum Do Mast Malang" / music: "Jai Bolo Be-Imaan Ki", "Yeh Raakhi Bandhan Hai Aesa", "Dekho Ji Raat Ko Julam Ho Gaya", "Main To Chali Hoon", "Patla Patla Reshmi Kurta" - as Jaikishen Shankar
Wow 1970 Documentary performer: Pièce pour sitar / writer: Pièce pour sitar
Adam-12 1969 TV Series 1 episode
Anuradha 1960 music: "Sanware Sanware Kahe Mose" / writer: "Sanware Sanware Kahe Mose"
Vachan 1955 lyrics: "Chanda Mama Door Ke"

Music Department

Kempe Gowda 2011 musician
Contract 2008 playback singer
The Party 1968 music advisor: Mr. Sellers - uncredited
Alice in Wonderland 1966 TV Movie musician
Bandish 1955 lyricist


Hit for Six 2007 Trinidad and Tobago Cricketer
Unterwegs nach Kathmandu 1971 TV Movie
Chappaqua 1966 Sun God

Production Manager

Freaky Chakra 2003 unit production manager
Bokshu the Myth 2002 production supervisor


Apur Panchali 2014 respectful homage
My Karma 2004 Short the producers wish to thank


Sixties Summer Songs 1999 TV Series short Himself
George Harrison & Ravi Shankar: Yin & Yang 1997 TV Movie Himself
Rock & Roll 1995 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Woodstock Diary 1994 TV Movie documentary Himself
All You Need Is Love 1977 TV Series documentary Himself
Ravi Shankar's Music Festival from India 1975 TV Movie Himself - Musician
Top à... 1974 TV Series Himself
In Concert 1974 TV Series Himself
The Midnight Special 1973 TV Series Himself
The Concert for Bangladesh 1972 Documentary Himself
The David Frost Show 1969-1971 TV Series Himself
Raga 1971 Documentary Himself
Yehudi Menuhin, chemin de lumière 1971 Documentary Himself
Zur Nacht 1971 TV Series documentary Himself - Musician
Ravi Shankar 1970 Documentary Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1970 TV Series Himself - Sitarist
Monterey Pop 1968 Documentary Performer
The Best on Record 1968 TV Special Himself
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour 1968 TV Series Himself
Gala de l'Unicef 1967 TV Series Himself
Contrasts 1967 TV Series Himself - Sitarist
The Hollywood Palace 1967 TV Series Himself - Sitarist
A Whole Scene Going 1966 TV Series Himself
Ravi Shankar Plays for Alice 1966 TV Short documentary Himself (uncredited)
Ustad Alauddin Khan 1963 Documentary Himself
Music for You 1956 TV Series Himself
Indian Artists in the U.S.S.R. 1955 Documentary short
George Harrison: Living in the Material World 2011 Documentary Himself
Music 2010 Documentary Himself
Ravi Shankar, l'extraordinaire leçon 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Wisdom 2008 Video documentary Himself
Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts 2007 Documentary Himself
Concert for Bangladesh Revisited with George Harrison and Friends 2005 TV Movie documentary
HARDtalk Extra 2005 TV Series Himself
Through the Keyhole 2004 TV Series Himself
Concert for George 2003 Video documentary Himself
The Song of the Little Road 2003 Documentary
Pratidhwani-Echoes 2002 Documentary short Pt Ravi Shankar
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2001 TV Series Himself
Ravi Shankar: Between Two Worlds 2001 Documentary Himself
The South Bank Show 2001 TV Series documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Yehudi Menuhin: Who Was Yehudi? 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Seventies 2015 TV Series documentary Himself - Musician
The EE British Academy Film Awards 2013 TV Special Memorial Tribute
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards 2013 TV Special Herself - Honoree / In Memoriam
Banda sonora 2012 TV Series Himself
Woodstock: Now & Then 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Get Up, Stand Up 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
George Harrison - Der sanfte Beatle 2001 TV Short documentary Himself
The Beatles Anthology 1995 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself

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