Sitar for mental health: Rishab Rikhiram Sharma on the healing power of music and his journey
Music can heal, believes 24-year-old sitar player Rishab Rikhiram Sharma, who belongs to a family of luthiers and is the last disciple of late sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar.
On Instagram, Rishab has gained a huge global fan following and is winning hearts with his 'Sitar for Mental Health' initiative. Tune into this HealthShots interview to know about his journey, why music is his coping mechanism, fusing his passion with purpose and de-stigmatising help for mental health.
Interview by: Radhika Bhirani
Shot and edited by: Adeeb Anwar