Norah has two paternal half-siblings, Anoushka Shankar (from Ravi’s second marriage) and Shubhendra “Shubho” Shankar (from his first marriage).
She collaborated with her half-sister on Anoushka’s album, in 2013.
She also attended Interlochen Center for the Arts during the summers.
The album won all eight awards for which it was nominated, with Jones receiving five awards (among which are Album of the Year and Best New Artist).
The other three went to the producer, the album’s engineers and songwriter Jesse Harris for .
He was married twice in his lifetime; first was to fellow Indian musician Annapurna Devi who he was married to for about 20 years. The sitar maestro and the most renowned Indian contemporary musician died a devoted Hindu, from pneumonia at 92, on December 11, 2012. She saw him sporadically and spent only a fraction of her adolescence around him although she reunited with him when she was 18.
After he died, his daughter Norah stated that his music indeed touched millions of lives and he would be greatly missed by herself and all other music lovers across the globe.