Famous Violinists from India

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List of notable or famous violinists from India, with bios and photos, including the top violinists born in India and even some popular violinists who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian violinists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These violinists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known violinist from India is included when available.

List contains people like Mehli Mehta, L. Subramaniam.

This historic violinists from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian violinists of note?" and "Who are the most famous violinists from India?" These prominent violinists of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian violinists.

Use this list of renowned Indian violinists to discover some new violinists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 
Balabhaskar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Violinists from India
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Balabhaskar is an Indian violinist, composer and record producer. He is best known for promoting fusion music in South India. Hailing from a musically affluent family, he was introduced to the world of instrumental music at the age of three, by his uncle Shri. B.Sasikumar, a laureate in Carnatic music. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

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Delhi P. Sunder Rajan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Violinists from India
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Delhi P. Sunder Rajan is a violinist-vocalist of India performing South Indian Classical music . He is known for his improvisations and style of playing. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: India

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Gingger Shankar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Violinists from India
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Gingger Shankar is an Indian American singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist. She has scored several award-winning films, including Passion of the Christ and Circumstance. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

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Johar Ali Khan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Violinists from India
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Johar Ali Khan is a Classical Indian violinist. He is the son and disciple of the Late Ustad Gohar Ali Khan of Rampur, one of the greatest violin genius. He belongs to the Patiala Gharana of Rampur. He is the only living classical violinist from Patiala Gharana after his father - late Ustatd Gohar Ali Khan. His grandfather was Ustad Ali Baksh, the founder of Patiala Gharana, who has produced a number of great musicians like Bade Fateh Ali Khan, Amanat Ali Khan, Asad Amanat Ali Khan, and Hamid Ali Khan. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: New Delhi, India

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