USTAD ZAKIR HUSSAIN has rhythm pulsating through his veins. Having grown up under the shadow of the great Ustad Alla Rakha who has been acknowledged the world over for his wizardry, Zakir Hussain has imbibed tradition which is reflected in his vibrant music. His international exposure has ignited his creative energy which has made him the biggest crowd-puller in the recent history. Ustad Zakir Hussain has won eulogies for his performances all over the globe. Today, he is not only the most sought after artiste but is also looked upon with respect as one of those rare tabla-players who have enriched the language of the tabla.