If you recall the popular 1990’s ‘Wah Ustaad’ commercial of Taj Tea, you would remember the young boy who sat alongside Ustad Zakir Hussain, playing the tabla. Having embarked on his musical career as a protégé of Ustad Allah Rakha Khan, Aditya has come a long way in the Indian classical music scenario, both, in India and internationally. Kalyanpur mastered the intricacies of the tabla at a young age who had the privilege to accompany music legends such as Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and A.R. Rahman, to name a few.
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo left a vast legacy of artwork after her untimely death at age 47 in 1954, but perhaps what defined her the most as a visionary artist was her confidence in using herself as a personal muse.