Rakesh Chaurasia

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Rakesh Chaurasia
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Rakesh Chaurasia at Pune
Background information
Genres Hindustani classical music
Occupation(s) Composer, flautist
Instruments Bansuri
Website www.rakeshchaurasia.com
Notable instruments

Rakesh Chaurasia is an Indian composer and flautist, who plays the bansuri, an Indian bamboo flute.[1][2] He is the nephew of flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia.[3][4] He is one of his uncle's "most accomplished disciples".[5]


  • "Surmani" (Mumbai) in 1998
  • Awarded 'Indian of the Year 2017 [6]


These are major albums released by Rakesh Chaurasia, categorized by release dates.

  • Dor – 2006
  • Call of Krishna – 2003
  • Call of Krishna 2 – 2005
  • Call of Shiva – 2007
  • Call of the Divine – 2013
  • Raga Kirwani – Rupak Kulkarni & Rakesh Chaurasia

Collaborations and original contributions[edit]

  • Talvin Singh & Rakesh Chaurasia – Vira (2002) Sona Rupa UK/Navras Records.

Abhijit Pohankar &Rakesh Chaurasia- Tranquility(2001)Sona rupa records


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