13 Out Of This World Quotes From Anoushka Shankar

13 Out Of This World Quotes From Anoushka Shankar
13 Out Of This World Quotes From Anoushka Shankare

I think I've been lucky to work with so many lovely people. But there's Joshua Bell, who's the world's greatest violinist. We worked together live and once, for his record, but I really would want to work with him on one of my records.

Anoushka Shankar

My father taught me to play the sitar when I was seven years old. He and his elder disciples oversaw my teaching from the beginning, looking after my scale work, the poor things.

Anoushka Shankar

My father had a sitar made for me that was half the size of a normal one.

My father had a sitar made for me that was half the size of a normal one.

Anoushka Shankar

As a child I'd sit at dinner parties with artists, authors and musicians, some of the best people in their fields. I couldn't avoid the path I took having grown up in such an artistic environment.

As a child I'd sit at dinner parties with artists, authors and musicians, some of the best people in their fields. I couldn't avoid the path I took having grown up in such an artistic environment.

Anoushka Shankar

I've worked hard and tried to approach my career with as much honesty and integrity as possible. I've also had many blessings along the way and feel very fortunate to have a career that speaks so much to my soul.

I've worked hard and tried to approach my career with as much honesty and integrity as possible. I've also had many blessings along the way and feel very fortunate to have a career that speaks so much to my soul.

Anoushka Shankar

I've been to the Grammy's several times for my past nominations and it has always a fun experience.

I've been to the Grammy's several times for my past nominations and it has always a fun experience.

Anoushka Shankar

In the last few years in particular, I've found that it's okay to let go of culture rather than hold on to it. And by letting go, you kind of realise that it's there anyway.

In the last few years in particular, I've found that it's okay to let go of culture rather than hold on to it. And by letting go, you kind of realise that it's there anyway.

Anoushka Shankar

I think we are all individuals at the end of the day. There's nothing about culture that can prescribe who you're meant to be.

I think we are all individuals at the end of the day. There's nothing about culture that can prescribe who you're meant to be.

Anoushka Shankar

Shiraz' is an important part of our filmmaking and cultural history.

Shiraz' is an important part of our filmmaking and cultural history.

Anoushka Shankar

But when culture becomes a baggage, things don't work. What is good about anything that feels like a baggage? I think we should let go when it feels like a burden. Hold on to the things you love. Then it will be a natural process.

But when culture becomes a baggage, things don't work. What is good about anything that feels like a baggage? I think we should let go when it feels like a burden. Hold on to the things you love. Then it will be a natural process.

Anoushka Shankar

People are more willing to dislike your music and want to find faults in you when you are given opportunities like in my case. But I think in my case, people love my work and that's why I have to work doubly hard.

People are more willing to dislike your music and want to find faults in you when you are given opportunities like in my case. But I think in my case, people love my work and that's why I have to work doubly hard.

Anoushka Shankar

Everybody gets opportunities; what you do with them is up to you.

Everybody gets opportunities; what you do with them is up to you.

Anoushka Shankar

I have that typical girly aspect to me and those domestic ideals. When I cook in my kitchen it's like playing a game because it's not real for me; room service is.

I have that typical girly aspect to me and those domestic ideals. When I cook in my kitchen it's like playing a game because it's not real for me; room service is.

Anoushka Shankar

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