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With which of the following musical instruments is Ustad Ali Akbar Khan related to?
1. Sarod
2. Tabla
3. Violin
4. Sitar

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Sarod

The correct answer is Sarod.

  • Ustad Ali Akbar Khan 
    • He was an Indian Hindustani classical musician of the Maihar Gharana, known for his virtuosity in playing the sarod.
    • Trained as a classical musician and instrumentalist by his father, Allauddin Khan, he also composed numerous classical ragas and film scores.
  • Hence option 1 is correct.

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  • String instruments and Indian musicians who play them:
    • Santoor: Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma, Bhajan Sopori
    • Sarod: Allauddin Khan, Ali Akbar Khan, Amjad Ali Khan, Buddhadev Dasgupta, Bahadur Khan, Sharan Rani, Zarin S Sharma
    • Sitar: Pt Ravi Shankar, Shahid Parvez Khan, Budhaditya Mukherjee, Anushka Shankar, Hara Shankar Bhattacharya, Nikhil Banerjee, Vilayat Khan, Mushtaq Ali Khan
    • Surbahar: Annapurna Devi, Sajjad Hussain
    • Been: Asad Ali Khan, Zia Moin-ud-din Khan
    • Veena: Zia Mohiuddin Dagar, Ayyagari Syamasundaram, Doraiswamy Iyengar, Chittibabu, Emani Sankara Shastri, Dhanammal, KR Kumaraswamy, Sundaram Balachandrer
    • Rudra Veena: Asad Ali Khan

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