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Zakir Hussain (I)

Zakir Hussain was born on March 9, 1951 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India as Zakir Hussain Qureshi. He is known for his work on Apocalypse Now (1979), The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) and The Perfect Murder (1988). See full bio »

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Known For

Apocalypse Now Music Department
The Perfect Murder Music Department
Little Buddha Miscellaneous Crew


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 2002 Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (lyricist) / (playback singer - as Ustad Zakir Hussain)
 2002 Agnivarsha: The Fire and the Rain (musician: tabla)
 2001 The Mystic Masseur (musician: percussion)
 1994 In Custody (musician: tabla)
 1988 The Perfect Murder (musician: tabla)
 1983 Vietnam: A Television History (TV Mini-Series documentary) (musician - 11 episodes)
- The End of the Tunnel: 1973-1975 (1983) ... (musician)
- Homefront USA (1983) ... (musician)
- Peace Is at Hand: 1968-1973 (1983) ... (musician)
- Cambodia and Laos (1983) ... (musician)
- Vietnamizing the War: 1969-1973 (1983) ... (musician)
 1983 Heat and Dust (associate music director) / (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musician: percussion)
 1979 Apocalypse Now (musician)
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Personal Details

Official Sites:

Moment Records | Official Site

Alternate Names:

Shri. Zakir Hussain | Ustad Zakir Hussain

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Virtuoso percussionist whose name is synonymous with the tabla (a pair of tuned hand drums from India). See more »

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