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Who among the following is NOT a well known Tabla player in Hindustani classical style of music?
1. Swapan Chowdhury
2. Amjad Ali
3. Zakir Hussain
4. Latif Ahmed

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Amjad Ali

The Correct Answer is Amjad Ali.

  • Amjad Ali Khan is an Indian classical sarod player, best known for his clear and fast ekhara taans.
  • He was born into a classical musical family and has performed internationally since the 1960s.
  • He was awarded India's second-highest civilian honour Padma Vibhushan in 2001.

Swapan Chowdhury:-

  • Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri is an Indian tabla player and is considered to be one of the all-time great masters of the instrument.
  • He received the American Academy of Artists Award and was a nominee for the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame.
  • In 1996, Swapan Chaudhuri received the Sangeet Natak Academy Award from the President of India, the highest awards for Classical Music in India. In 2019, he received the Padma Shri, one of India's highest honour from the Indian government.

Zakir Hussain:-

  • Zakir Hussain is an Indian tabla virtuoso, composer, percussionist, music producer, film actor.
  • He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1988, and the Padma Bhushan in 2002, by the Government of India presented by President Abdul Kalam.
  • He was also awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1990, given by the Sangeet Natak Academy.

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