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News |  11 Jun 2019 15:49 |  By RnMTeam

Anoushka Shankar cancels shows for health reasons

MUMBAI: Internationally-acclaimed sitarist Anoushka Shankar is somewhat heartbroken about canceling several shows due to her health. She hasn't shared details about her illness but said she is gearing up for major surgery.

"Dear friends, I'm so sorry to cancel several shows for health reasons. It's not a decision that was taken lightly and I've been somewhat heartbroken about it," Anoushka tweeted on Monday.

"At present, I'm spending time with family, and gearing up for major surgery. I hope I have your understanding," she added.

The London-based sitarist, also the daughter of the late globally-renowned sitar exponent Ravi Shankar, was set to perform in various countries like Germany, the US, and France starting from Monday.

(Source: IANS)