Santoor maestro Pandit Bhajan Sopori passes away

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Santoor maestro and renowned music composer Pandit Bhajan Sopori has passed away.

He was undergoing treatment at Fortis Hospital in Gurgaon.

Born in 1948, Pandit Bhajan Sopori hailed from the Sopore valley of Kashmir. He belonged to the Sufiana gharana of Indian classical music.

Last month, legendary musician and santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma passed away due to a cardiac arrest.

He was suffering from kidney-related ailments for the past six months, and was undergoing dialysis as well.

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