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Asif Kapadia wins at Grammys

Tue 16 Feb 2016, 11:03:21
Sitarist Anoushka Shankar once again lost in the World Music category at the 58th Grammy awards while Indo-British director Asif Kapadia registered a win in Best Music Film section for his documentary "Amy".
Anoushka, 34, was nominated in the Best World Music Album category for her solo album 'Home', a pure Indian classical album. A tribute to her late father Ravi Shankar, the song featured two ragas. Anoushka, who was nominated in the category for the fifth time, lost it out to Angelique Kidjo for "Sings".
The Indian sitarist appeared in great spirits as she took to present at the Grammy stage in a blue Manish Arora dress.
"And I didn't even say anyone's names wrong! Such an honour to be part of this. Me and my bestie enjoying our third #grammys together," she tweeted with pictures from the stage and ceremony.
Kapadia's Grammy win comes close to the heels of his triumph at the Bafta awards recently. The 44-year-old director's documentary on late singer Amy Winehouse is also nominated at the Oscars.

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