Posts Tagged ‘Ravi Shankar’

Sony Classical has released a digital version of the soundtrack album for the Academy Award-winning 1982 epic Gandhi directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, John Mills, Trevor Howard and Martin Sheen. The album features the film’s original music composed by Ravi Shankar (Apu Trilogy, Charyly) and George […]

Ravi Shankar (1920 – 2012)

Posted: December 11, 2012 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

Musician and composer Ravi Shankar passed away today at a San Diego hospital at age 92. His best known work for film is his score for Richard Attenborough’s 1982 Oscar-winning biopic Gandhi, which he composed with George Fenton and for which he received an Academy Award, as well as a Grammy and BAFTA nomination. His other […]