Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Executive summary: Virtuoso tabla player
Often referred to as "Ustad", an honorific meaning "maestro". The Indian government distinguished him with the Padma Shri in 1990, and the Padma Bhushan in 2002.
Father: Ustad Allah Rakha (tabla player for Ravi Shankar, b. 1919, d. 2000)
High School: St. Michael's High School, Mahim, India
University: St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, India
Tabla Beat Science 1999-
Grammy Best World Music Album for Planet Drum (1992)
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
Black Friday (2004)
Heat and Dust (Jan-1983)
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