Dilshad Khan born in 1983 in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. He belongs to the Sikar Gharana of music which has given several stalwarts to Indian classical music, like the legendary Padma Bhushan Ustad Sultan Khan. He is the ninth generation to take up Sarangi. His great grandfather Ustad Azim Khan was a court musician at Sikar in Rajasthan.
He began his training at the age of 6 in music from his grandfather Ustad Gulab Khan Sahab and later he started learning sarangi from his legendary uncle Padma Bhushan Ustad Sultan Khan Sahab, who is one of the most renowned sarangi players and Vocalists from India.
Apart from his solo performances he has had the honour to perform with artists like Ustad Zakir Hussain, Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri, Trilok Gurtu, Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Pt. Ajay Pohankar, Pt. Ajay Chakrabarty, Sivamani and many more.