Anoushka Shankar to undergo surgery in US

September 9th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS  

Encinitas (California), Sep 9 (IANS) Anoushka Shankar, the daughter of legendary sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar and a noted sitar player in her own right, is to go undergo a major surgery in a US hospital, her family sources have said.The sitar player, who is the half-sister of Grammy Award winner Norah JOnes, was admitted to Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas in California near the Shankars’ residence Thursday, the sources said without elaborating what actually happened to her.

Anoushka returned to Encinitas after a concert with her father at the Salle Pleyel in Paris Sep 1-2.

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