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Zakir Hussain

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Well-known for his focus on the tabla (an Indian percussion instrument), this Hindustani and jazz fusion musician was a 1999 recipient of america Endowment for the Arts’ exclusive National History Fellowship. His additional honors are the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, the Padma Bhushan, as well as the Grammy Award for Globe Music. Before he reached his teenage years, he previously begun performing expertly. By enough time he was nineteen, he previously launched an effective international music profession. He music aimed and acted in the 1983 film Warmth and Dust. His dad, Alla Rakha, was also a popular tabla participant. He and American bassist Expenses Laswell founded a global music band known as Tabla Beat Technology.

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Full Name Zakir Hussain
Date Of Birth March 9, 1951
Died May 3, 1969, New Delhi, India
Place Of Birth India
Profession Drummer
Education Humboldt University of Berlin, MAO College, Jamia Millia Islamia, University of Delhi, Aligarh Muslim University, Islamia High School
Nationality Indian
Spouse Antonia Minnecola
Children Anisa Qureshi, Isabella Qureshi
Parents Alla Rakha, Bavi Begum
Siblings Taufiq Qureshi, Fazal Qureshi, Roohi Bano, Khurshid Aulia, Razia Khan
Awards Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, National Heritage Fellowship, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album, Kalidas Samman, GIMA Award for Best Hindustani Classical Album – Instrumental, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Hindustani Music - Instrumental (Tabla)
Music Groups Shakti, Remember Shakti, Tabla Beat Science
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album, GIMA Award for Best Ghazal Album
Movies Heat and Dust, Saaz, Black Friday, Vanaprastham, In Custody, The Mystic Masseur, Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, Miss Beatty's Children, Everybody Says I'm Fine!, Parzania, Zakir Hussain: Sessions, John McLaughlin with Zakir Hussain: Remember Shakti: The Way of Beauty, Kabul Cinema, Galtiyaan: The Mistake, For Real, Ravi Shankar: The Concert for World Peace, Savai Gandharva Music Festival, Pune 2007: Pandit ShivKumar Sharma with Zakir Hussain, Savai Gandharva Music Festival, Pune 2007: Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia with Zakir Hussain
TV Shows Yudh
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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Phoonk2008Manja (uncredited)
Contract2008Sultan
Krazzy 42008DCP Shrivastav
Johnny Gaddaar2007Shardul (as Zaakir Hussain)
Darling2007/IIISameer Naghani
Fool N Final2007JD
Risk2007S.P. Naidu
Deadline: Sirf 24 Ghante2006Kabir
Shiva2006Inspector Sawant
Darwaza Bandh Rakho2006Mohammad Abbas Ali
The Killer2006Jabbar
Darna Zaroori Hai2006Police Officer
James2005Shankar Narayan
Sarkar2005Rashid
'D'2005Babbanbhai
Vaastu Shastra2004Dinesh Dubey - Zombie
Ek Hasina Thi2004Sanjeiv Nanda
The Hope2004
Naya Daur1997TV Series
Ek Aur Mahabharat1997TV Mini-SeriesBalram
Isshqq MallangcompletedKripashankar Shukla (rumored)
Saali Khushiannounced
Shooterpost-productionRiyaz
Raees2017DCP Jai Kapoor
Coffee with D2017D
Choron Ki Baraat2017Cobra
Ghayal Once Again2016Commissioner
Saala Khadoos2016Boxing Committee Head
Malini & Co.2015
Badlapur2015Patil
Alone2015/VINamit
Chaarfutiya Chhokare2014Lakkhan
Meinu Ek Ladki Chaahiye2014Lawyer Kharbanda
Singham Returns2014
Yudh2014TV Mini-SeriesAnand Upadyay / Anand
Holiday2014Alvin D'Souza
Revolver Rani2014Udaybhan Tomar
Maazii2013Mahinder
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero2013Deepak Ghorpade
Ramaiya Vastavaiya2013Baddy on the Train
Sixteen2013/IIRavishankar Jha
Enemmy2013Mukhtar Menon
Ammaa Ki Boli2013Hari
Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga...2013Loan Inspector
Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story2013Altafbhai
Thuppakki2012
Overtime2012/IRajeev
Chakradhaar2012Sikander Hyatt
Agent Vinod2012Associate in Tangier
Paan Singh Tomar2012M,P.S. Rathore
Shakal Pe Mat Ja2011Omama
Shabri2011Inspector Irfan Qazi
Not a Love Story2011Inspector Mane
Aagaah: The Warning2011Nawab
Double Dhamaal2011Mohsin Bhai
Shagird2011Rajmani Singh Yadav
Satrangee Parachute2011Chhotulal Sharma
Allah Ke Banday2010Ramesh Jadhav
Payback2010Raghu Satoskar
Phoonk 22010Manja
Shor in the City2010Extortionist
World Cupp 20112009Bookie Shobhan
Radio: Love on Air2009DCP Dhingra
Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani2009Sajid
Toss: A Flip of Destiny2009S.I. Denzil D'Cunha
Red Alert: The War Within2009Grah Mantri
Bad Luck Govind2009Krazee Kripalani
Khallballi: Fun Unlimited2008
Maan Gaye Mughall-E-Azam2008Atmaram Dubey

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