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Hindustani classical music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good hindustani classical music bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top hindustani classical music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Hindustani classical music groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all hindustani classical music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest hindustani classical music bands of all time, since the most famous hindustani classical music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best hindustani classical music music.

You can click on the hindustani classical music band names to see more information about that particular notable hindustani classical music group. If they're near the top of the best hindustani classical music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top hindustani classical music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the hindustani classical music band names themselves.

Examples of artists on this list: Shreya Ghosal, Mohammed Rafi and more. Have your voice heard by voting on the best artists on the list. The order is decided by votes. Make sure you always vote for stuff like Gayatri Asokan or Sonal Mansingh if you like it.

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The list includes all new hindustani classical music bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of hindustani classical music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into hindustani classical music music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good hindustani classical music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent hindustani classical music bands.

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Hariharan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hariharan Ghazal, Filmi

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Hariprasad Chaurasia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hariprasad Chaurasia Film score, Hindustani classical music

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Birju Maharaj is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Birju Maharaj Hindustani classical music

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Rashid Khan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Rashid Khan Hindustani classical music

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Bhimsen Joshi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Bhimsen Joshi Indian classical music, Thumri, Hindustani classical music

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Ravi Shankar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Ravi Shankar Film score, Hindustani classical music

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Ali Akbar Khan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Ali Akbar Khan Indian classical music, North Indian Classical, Film score

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Chatur Lal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Chatur Lal Indian classical music, Hindustani classical music

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Ajoy Chakrabarty is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Ajoy Chakrabarty Hindustani classical music

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Shahid Parvez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Shahid Parvez Indian classical music, Hindustani classical music

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Ustad Bismillah Khan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Ustad Bismillah Khan Hindustani classical music

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Hemlata is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hemlata Hindustani classical music

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Debashish Bhattacharya is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Debashish Bhattacharya Hindustani classical music

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Asgari Bai is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Asgari Bai Hindustani classical music

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Buddhadev Das Gupta is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Buddhadev Das Gupta Indian classical music, Hindustani classical music

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Shreya Ghoshal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Shreya Ghoshal Ghazal, Indian classical music, Filmi

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Harry Manx is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Harry Manx Folk music, Hindustani classical music, Blues

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Gangubai Hangal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Gangubai Hangal Hindustani classical music

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Dwaram Venkataswamy Naidu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Dwaram Venkataswamy Naidu Hindustani classical music

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Iqbal Ahmad Khan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Iqbal Ahmad Khan Hindustani classical music

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Vijay Koparkar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Vijay Koparkar Thumri, Hindustani classical music

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Pandit Jasraj is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Pandit Jasraj Hindustani classical music

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Tejendra Majumdar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Tejendra Majumdar Hindustani classical music

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Yogesh Samsi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Yogesh Samsi Hindustani classical music

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Bari Siddiqui is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Bari Siddiqui Folk music, Classical music, Hindustani classical music

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Shivnath Mishra is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Shivnath Mishra Hindustani classical music

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Girija Devi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Girija Devi Indian classical music, Hindustani classical music

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Arun Dravid is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Arun Dravid Hindustani classical music

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Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar Hindustani classical music

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Gayatri Asokan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Gayatri Asokan Carnatic music, Hindustani classical music

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Asad Qizilbash is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Asad Qizilbash Hindustani classical music

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Annapurna Devi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Annapurna Devi Hindustani classical music

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Anupama Bhagwat is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Anupama Bhagwat Indian classical music, Hindustani classical music

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Basavaraj Rajguru is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Basavaraj Rajguru Hindustani classical music

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Zohrabai is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Zohrabai Hindustani classical music

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Urmila Satyanarayana is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Urmila Satyanarayana Hindustani classical music

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Zia Fariduddin Dagar is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Zia Fariduddin Dagar Dhrupad, Hindustani classical music

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Suman Ghosh is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Suman Ghosh Hindustani classical music

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Ayaan Ali Khan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Ayaan Ali Khan World music, Hindustani classical music

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Gurdev Singh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Gurdev Singh Hindustani classical music

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Ustad Sultan Khan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Ustad Sultan Khan Indian classical music, Hindustani classical music

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Amjad Ali Khan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Amjad Ali Khan Indian classical music, Hindustani classical music

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Ali Baksh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Ali Baksh Indian classical music, Hindustani classical music

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Allauddin Khan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Allauddin Khan Hindustani classical music

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Gundecha Brothers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Gundecha Brothers Hindustani classical music

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Shrikrishna Narayan Ratanjanka... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Shrikrishna Narayan Ratanjankar Hindustani classical music

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Rais Khan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Rais Khan Hindustani classical music

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Pritam Bhattacharjee is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Pritam Bhattacharjee Hindustani classical music

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Hafiz Ali Khan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
Hafiz Ali Khan Hindustani classical music

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D. V. Paluskar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Hindustani Classical Bands/Artists
D. V. Paluskar Hindustani classical music