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LOS ANGELES, FEB. 28. The legendary sitar player and composer, Ravi Shankar, has won one of music's highest awards - a Grammy - for his achievements in world music.
Pandit Ravi Shankar was honoured on Wednesday for his album ``Full circle/Carnegie Hall 2000'', which also features his daughter Anoushka, in the `Best World Music Album' category in which he competed against artists such as Brazil's Gilberto Gil and Milton Nascimento and Britain's John Mclaughlin for ``Saturday night in Bombay - remember Shakti''.
`It is a nice feeling'
Pandit Ravi Shankar, sitar maestro, today described the award as ``very important for me''.
``It is a nice feeling,'' said the octogenarian music composer, in New Delhi.
- AFP, PTI
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