Talk:Shivkumar Sharma

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This article was automatically assessed because at least one article was rated and this bot brought all the other ratings up to at least that level. BetacommandBot 04:25, 28 August 2007 (UTC)

Name[edit]

Billboard and Allmusic use Shivkumar, as do all the news sources from the 1980s and 1990s (per Google News Archive), so this is how he became known in the English-speaking world. Shiv Kumar is how Indian newspapers nowadays tend to spell his name, certainly influenced by Sharma's decision to have his name spelled differently, but I think we better stick with the established name. Hekerui (talk) 21:19, 8 February 2010 (UTC)

Pandit[edit]

I removed the many instances of "Pandit" as they are frequently applied to elder Indian classical musicians and clutter the text without adding to understanding. However, I think per MOS:HONORIFIC dicussion of Sharma being honorifically addressed in that way can be mentioned in the lead with a source. Hekerui (talk) 21:31, 8 February 2010 (UTC)