India – Azerbaijan Relations

  • India and Azerbaijan have age-old historical relations.
  • Ateshgah fire temple.
  • Indian merchants heading towards Europe through the Silk Route.
  • President Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and film star Raj Kapoor had visited Baku.
  • Famous Azeri artist Rashid Behbudov, a close friend of Raj Kapoor promoted Azeri music in India and Indian music in Azerbaijan.
  • Famous singer Elmira Rahimova spent two years studying Indian music/dance in India in the late 1950s