Lachhu Maharaj, Indian tabla player, Died at 71


Lakshmi Narayan Singh was born on October 16, 1944, and died on July 28, 2016.

He was professionally known as Lachhu Maharaj.

He was an Indian tabla player of Benaras gharana.

Lachhu Maharaj to Vausdev Narayan Singh.

Lachhu Maharaj sister Nirmala was the mother of actor Govinda.

Maharaj married a French woman, Teena and had a daughter, Narayani with her.

Apart from his professional tabla performances all over the world, Maharaj played the instrument in many Bollywood films.

He died in Varanasi, he was cremated on Manikarnika Ghat in the city on the 29th.

Lachhu Maharaj passed away at 71 years old.