The last rites of legendary Santoor maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma will be performed in Mumbai this afternoon. 84-year-old musician passed away in Mumbai yesterday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences and said, Shivkumar Sharma ji popularised the Santoor at a global level and his music will continue to enthrall the coming generations.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray paid tributes to veteran music composer Padma Vibhushan Pandit Shivkumar Sharma on his demise.

In his condolence message, the Chief Minister said that the humble Pandit Sharma had rendered uninterrupted service to the music industry. Pandit Sharma's contribution to the Indian music industry will never be forgotten.

Maharashtra government has announced state

funeral for Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma. He will be cremated with state honours at 3 pm at Vile Parle Pawan Hans Crematorium today.

His Son and Santur player Ravi Kumar Sharma also expressed his views on his father's demise and said world lost a master of Santur player.
Grammy Award Winner Padmabhushan Mohanveena Exponent Pt Vishwamohan Bhatt Ji also conveyed his condolences 

Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma was scheduled to give a jugalbandi performance with flute legend Hariprasad Chaurasia in Bhopal on the 15th of this month. The duo of Shiv-Hari has given soulful music to films like 'Silsila', 'Lamhe' and 'Chandni' amongst others.

His Son and Santoor player Ravi Kumar Sharma said, he will remain alive through his music.

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