about shujaat khan

Shujaat Khan is an Indian musician and sitar player of the Imdadkhani gharana. He was born in Kolkata. Shujaat Khan is the son of legendary sitar player Ustad Vilayat Khan. He has recorded over 60 albums and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best World Music Album for his work with the band Ghazal with Iranian musician Kayhan Kalhor. His style of sitar playing, known as gayaki ang, aims to imitate the human voice.