Points to Remember:
- Padma Shri awardee Dhrupad maestro Ramakant Gundecha passed away in Madhya Pradesh.
- The younger among the famous Gundecha brothers (Umakant-Ramakant), the 56-year-old renowned vocalist suffered a heart attack at Bhopal’s Habibganj railway station
- The Gundecha Brothers (who were together honoured with the Padma Shri in 2012) had performed at the Vishwa Rang – Tagore International Literature and Arts Festival in Bhopal.
- The brothers were exponents of Dhrupad – one of the oldest classical Hindustani musical forms in the world.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Padma Shri awardee Ramakant Gundecha, Who passed away recently, was the famous vocalist of which classical music? Dhrupad