Sitar Player Prateek Chaudhuri Dies Of Covid-19

By SM .08 May, 2021






NEW DELHI: Famous Indian sitar player Prateek Chaudhuri passed away due to coronavirus complications late on Thursday, according to media reports.  He was 49.


The musician is survived by his wife Runa and children Rena and Adhiraj.


According to music historian Pavan Jha, Prateek Chaudhuri was in ICU after testing positive for coronavirus. He died on Thursday.


Pavan Jha tweeted, “And the bad news is Not stopping. Prateek Chaudhuri, the promising talent & son of legendary Debu Chaudhuri is no more. Was struggling hard in ICU & Yesterday he joined his father as they walked together on the path of eternity- #RestinPeace Prateek.”





Prateek’s father, veteran sitarist Devbrata Chaudhuri, popularly known as Pandit Debu Chaudhuri (85), also died last week due to Covid-19.