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Kishori Amonkar cremated with state honours in Mumbai

  • Kishori Amonkar, Hindustani classical, vocalist, Ravinra Natya Mandir, Mumbai
    The cremation of Hindustani Classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar being performed with full state honour at Ravindra Natya Mandir in Mumbai

    Legendary Hindustani classical singer Kishori Amonkar passed away after a brief illness at her home in Prabhadevi

  • Kishori Amonkar, Hindustani classical, vocalist, Ravinra Natya Mandir, Mumbai
    Earlier, a Mumbai Police team accorded her a 21-gun salute and carried her body draped in the Tricolour on a funeral cortege.

    A widow, she is survived by two sons and grandchildren. The death came just a week before her 85th birthday.

  • Kishori Amonkar, Hindustani classical, vocalist, Ravinra Natya Mandir, Mumbai
    Singer Anup Jalota paying his last respects to Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar

    Since morning, a large number of people poured in to pay homage and respect to her at the Ravindra Natya Mandir auditorium premises, where her body was kept for public 'darshan'.

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