Sitar Player Prateek Chaudhuri Dies Of COVID-19 At 49, Days After His Father Succumbed To Virus


New Delhi: A week after his father, the legendary music maestro Devbrata Chaudhuri succumbed to the virus, his son and well-known sitarist Prateek Chaudhuri too, died due to COVID-19 related complications.

According to music historian Pavan Jha, Prateek Chaudhuri, 49, was admitted to Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital in Delhi and breathed his last on Thursday, News18 reported quoting PTI.

“Prateek Chaudhuri, the promising talent and 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,” Jha posted on Twitter.

“He was doing improvements with his health, as he was also admitted to GTB with Debu ji and was to be discharged from Hospital on Monday, when I last spoke him, but was totally distressed & broken with the death of his father. So so sad,” he added.

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