Esraj is even more expensive than ‘Dilruba’. This expensive Indian instrument is of worth five hundred forty nine is bowed with the right and while the fingers of left hand play the strings. It is bow with a ‘gaz’ which means bow in a way similar to ‘sarangi’ with the technique between the sitar and saringda. The tuning of this instrument is similar as ‘sitar’. Though it is often confused with ‘Dilruba’ but it gives sound very much like the instrument name ‘sarangi’ but not as difficult in playing as sarangi is. In short you can say that Esraj is a combination of sitar and saringda.