Ustad Bundoo Khan
was born in Delhi
in a family of musicians. He received his early training in sarangi
from his father Ali Jan Khan and later from his uncle Mamman Khan. His complete mastery over his delicate and difficult instrument not only placed him on the top rung of the subcontinents sarangi players but also one of the most proficient Hindustani instrumentalists of the 20th century. He was awarded the Pride of Performance
by the Government of Pakistan
in 1985. His sons Umrao Bundoo Khan and Buland Khan have continued his musical tradition.