My work on sitars are done by his younger son Sanjay Sharma, a Wonderful Creative instrument maker. Sanjay also has made the sitars Anouskha and I play now.
Padma Vibhushan Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma
Being a musician himself makes him unique in that he speaks and understands the language and the nuances of music, especially Indian classical music, and is able translate and incorporate the ideas and requirements of his clients into his creation – the musical instrument required by each individual musician client to his/her perfect satisfaction. There is no one else like him in India or elsewhere for the creation, design and maintenance of Indian musical instruments and their modern modifications
Padma Vibhushan Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
Sanjay Sharma, who is not only very successfully carrying on the family tradition, but, like his father, venturing into unchartered waters to create new and exciting instruments and new sounds to meet the challenges of the new world of music and modifying old instruments for new world upcoming artists.