Dheeraj Shrestha

Internationally acclaimed Tabla percussionist Dheeraj Shrestha is recognised as the foremost Nepalese born Tabla percussionist in Australia. An irrepressible creativity, tremendous clarity and exciting rhythmic improvisation are his stylistic hallmarks. This has established him worldwide, as one of the finest exponents of Tabla. His easy flowing style of playing Tabla percussion, sets him apart from other players of international renown. He mix in a vast repertoire of musical genres, from classical, new-age, fusion to film music. He has been very successful taking the nuances of traditional rhythms of Nepal and India to an alternate form of World Music. Today, is one of the most sought-after rhythm programmers and percussionists in the world of live performances and studio-recordings.



Film Details

  • Director: Louis Malle
  • Script: Louis Malle
  • Cinematographer: Étienne Becker
  • Editor: Suzanne Baron
  • Print Source/Rights: Gaumont International
  • Shooting Format: 16mm
  • Screening Format: DCP
  • Year: 1969
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • Country: India
  • Languages: French, (with English subtitles)
  • Sound: Mono
  • Colour: Colour