Vilayat Khan

Vilayat Khan bio

Birth Name: Vilayat Khan

Occupation: Sitar Player

Place Of Birth: India

Date Of Birth: August 28, 1928

Date Of Death: March 13, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Asian/Indian

Nationality: Indian

Vilayat Khan was born on the 28th of August, 1928. He was best known for being a Sitar Player. One of India’s preeminent sitarists, he was the recipient of the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards for his contribution to society.

Vilayat Khan was born in India. His first-ever performance at the All Bengal Music Conference made headlines the next day as Electrifying Sitar. He won the Silver Medal for Composing at the 1st Moscow International Film Festival for his work on the film Jalsaghar.

Vilayat Khan was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Vilayat Khan is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Vilayat Khan’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Vilayat Khan’s parents.

Associated with

Arvind Parikh

Sitar Player

Annapurna Devi

Sitar Player

Ravi Shankar

Sitar Player

Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Vilayat Khan kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Vilayat Khan was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Vilayat Khan
NICKNAME: Vilayat Khan
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Vilayat Khan was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Vilayat Khan was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Vilayat Khan had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Vilayat Khan’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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