Winds of Samsara
Ricky Kej won the Grammy at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards for his album Winds of Samsara, a collaboration with South African flautist Wouter Kellerman. Kej and Kellerman were announced as nominees on December 5, 2014, in the Best New Age Album category.
Ricky Kej was born on 5 August 1981 in North Carolina. A half Punjabi and Marwari by birth, Kej moved to Bangalore, India when he was eight years old and has lived there since. He completed his schooling at the Bishop Cotton Boys' School, Bangalore and subsequently, his Dentistry from the Oxford Dental College in Bangalore. He did not pursue a career in the field and opted for a career in music instead.