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  Entertainment   Bollywood  01 May 2021  Sitar maestro Pandit Debu Chaudhuri dies of Covid related complications

Sitar maestro Pandit Debu Chaudhuri dies of Covid related complications

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published May 1, 2021, 12:16 pm IST
Updated May 1, 2021, 12:16 pm IST
Sitar maestro Pandit Devbrata Chaudhuri died of Covid related complications at a Delhi hospital on Saturday, his son Prateek Chaudhuri said.
Pandit Devbrata Chaudhuri
 Pandit Devbrata Chaudhuri

New Delhi: Sitar maestro Pandit Devbrata Chaudhuri died of Covid related complications at a Delhi hospital on Saturday, his son Prateek Chaudhuri said. He was 85.

Prateek announced the death of his father, more popularly known as Debu Chaudhuri, on his official Facebook page.

Pandit Devbrata ChaudhuriPandit Devbrata Chaudhuri

"My Father, The Legend of Sitar, Pandit Debu Chaudhuri... is no more. He was admitted with Covid along with dementia complications and was put in ICU on ventilator around midnight today.( 1st May 2021)..after which he suffered a heart attack and could not be revived ..... In spite of all efforts and prayers he could not be saved," Prateek wrote.

The musician is survived by his son Prateek, daughter-in-law Runa and grandchildren Rayana and Adhiraj.

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