First husband of Annapurna Devi and former son-in-law of Allauddin Khan. Father of Shubho Shankar, Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones. Brother of Uday Shankar and Rajendra Shankar. Uncle of Ananda Shankar and Mamata Shankar.
Born April 7, 1920 in Varanasi, United Provinces, in the former British Raj, India.
Died December 11, 2012 in San Diego, USA.