|Birth Day:||October 19, 1927|
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He began studying Hindustani classical music as a child and learned to play the flute, mandolin, and violin before taking up the sitar.
Arvind was born in Ahmedabad into a Gujarati business family with cultural and spiritual influences. His father was a businessman and mother was a painter. His primary and secondary education continued in a nationalist school. In 1944, at the age of 17, he moved to Mumbai and started learning from sitar player Vilayat Khan. Per Khan's wish Parikh entered Bombay University, along with the music education from Khan. Parikh got admission in Elphinstone College, Bombay. His musical education continued uninterrupted throughout his performing career, from 1944 to 2004 until Khan's death.
He was given India's third highest civilian award, the Padma Bhushan, in 2018.
Arvind was the child of an artist and a businessman, and his wife and daughter were both musicians.
Currently, Arvind Parikh is 94 years, 6 months and 28 days old. Arvind Parikh will celebrate 95th birthday on a Wednesday 19th of October 2022. Below we countdown to Arvind Parikh upcoming birthday.