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Ravi British & World English

A river in southern Asia, one of the headwaters of the Indus, which rises in the Himalayas in Himachel Pradesh, NW India, and flows generally south-westwards into Pakistan, where it empties into the Chenab River just north of Multan. It is one of the five rivers that gave Punjab its name

Shankar, Ravi British & World English

(1920–2012), Indian sitar player and composer. From the mid 1950s he toured Europe and the US giving sitar recitals, doing much to stimulate contemporary Western interest in Indian music