Hindustani Music - Instrumental    
       
  Been/Rudra Veena/Vichitra Veena    
  * Dabir Khan 1969   Gopal Krishan 1994  
    Asad Ali Khan 1977 * Ahmad Raza Khan 1995  
  * Zia Mohiuddin Dagar 1981    
       
  Flute    
    Hari Prasad Chaurasia 1983   Raghunath Seth 1994  
    Devendra Murdeshwar 1986    
       
  Harmonium    
    Appa Jalgaonkar 1999-2000    
       
  Pakhawaj    
  * Govind Rao Burhanpurkar 1955 * Ramshankardas Pagaldas 1988  
  * Sakharam Tavde 1965 * Chhatrapati Singh Ju Deo 1991  
  * Ayodhya Prasad 1967   Gopaldas Panse 1993  
  * Purushottam Das 1978   Ram Ashish Pathak 1995  
      Bhawani Shankar Kathak 2003  
  Santoor    
    Shivkumar Sharma 1986   Bhajan Sopori 1993  
       
  Sarangi    
  * Shakoor Khan 1966 * Hanuman Prasad Mishra 1988  
    Ram Narain 1975   Abdul Lateef Khan 1990  
  * Gopal Misra 1976   Sultan Khan 1992  
    Sabri Khan 1986   Inderlal Dhandra 1996  
       
  Sarod    
  * Alauddin Khan 1952   Zarin Sharma 1988  
  * Hafiz Ali Khan 1953   Amjad Ali Khan 1989  
    Ali Akbar Khan 1963   Buddhadev Dasgupta 1993  
  * Radhika Mohan Maitra 1971   Rajeev Taranath 1999-2000  
    Sharan Rani Backliwal 1986   Aashish Khan 2004  
       
  Shehnai    
     Bismillah Khan Ali Hussain Khan 1985   Anant Lal 1989  
  * Ali Hussain Khan 1985 * Raghunath Prasanna 1996  
       
  Sitar    
  * Yusuf Ali 1958   Imrat Hussain Khan (also Surbahar) 1987  
  * Wahid Khan 1960 * Balram Pathak 1989  
    Ravi Shankar 1962   Uma Shankar Mishra 1992  
  * Mustaq Ali Khan 1968   Shamim Ahmed Khan 1994  
  * Nikhil Ranjan Benerjee 1974   Debu chaudhary 1996  
    Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan 1987   Mani Lal Nag 2001  
      Arvind Natverlal Parikh 2003  
  Surbahar    
    Annapurna Devi 1991    
       
  Tabla    
  * Ahmed Jan Thirakwa 1954  * Shaikh Dawood 1991  
  * Jahangir Khan 1959    Lalji Gokhale 1997  
  * Kanthe Maharaj 1961   Swapan Chaudhuri 1997  
  * Masit Khan 1970   Pandharinath gangadhar Nageshkar 1998  
  * Karamatulla Khan 1976   Shankar Ghosh 1999-2000  
  * Samta Prasad Maharaj 1979   Suresh B.Gaitonde 2002  
  * Alla Rakha 1982   Anindo Chatterjee 2002  
    Kishan Maharaj 1984      Suresh Talwalkar 2004
  Zakir Hussain 1990   Nandan Mehta 2007  
  Violin    
  * Gajananrao Joshi 1972   D.K. Datar 1995  
    Vishnu Govind Jog N. Rajam 1990   Sisir Kana Dhar Chowdhury 1997  
    N. Rajam 1990   Ramoo Prasad Shastri 2007  
     

* Deceased