We have tried and experimented with total dedication to take instrument making to new & vast dimensions. This is due to the blessings & guidance from our respected musicians.

The transition from Transistor Sitar to Zitar

October 24, 2018

The transistor sitar was the first of its kind & developed in 1962. During that era the amplification system was not that advanced & the sitarist were always struggling to get the desired sound as at times the microphones and P.A. system was not up to their satisfaction. My father, a sitarist & maker as well, thought of this trouble shooting & went on to make the first amplified sitar.

Why Rikhi Ram Instruments are special?

June 16, 2014

The musical instruments built at Rikhi Ram by Ajay are carefully crafted from raw timber into a master piece, wafting out beautiful & rich sound and tone.


99 Years of Excellence

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