KBC 2021: Which instrument is he playing in this video clip?

A. Veena

B. Ravan hatha

C. Khanjira

D. Ektara

Answer: D. Ektara

In a scene from the film Lagaan, a character plays the Ektara. Ektara is a single-stringed musical instrument used in traditional music in South Asia. The instrument was the one of choice for wandering bards and minstrels from India and Nepal. Minstrels used to play the Ektara by plucking the strings with one finger in ancient times. Ektara is made up of three parts: a head, a long string, and a neck.

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