The Agra Gharana began with the legendary singer Mia Tansen, (one of the 9 jewels of court of the Emperor Akbar).
Mehboob Nadeem is the 15th Generation desendant – continuing the tradition of the Agra Gharana.
Mehboob was initiated in the art of music at a very young age by his father Ustad Yakub Hussain Khan,Uncle Ustad Aslam Khan and uncle Shri Rafat Khan - in addition under the able guidance of the world renowned sitar maestro Pandit Arvind Parikh (senior most disciple of Ustad Vilyat Khan) and grew up into an artist of rare calibre and much promise.
He is one of the Finest Sitar player in UK playing Vilayat Khani style.
His performances are truly unique and inspiring, and have enthralled audiences in India and abroad.
He has performed in Queen Elizabeth hall,Purcell room,V&A Museum,in London,Horniman museum,Wintson churhhill hall,Philahormonic hall,Peepuls hall just name few.
He was honoured to play for Prince Charles.
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