I'm not being racist, but classical music is so white boy...its had implications that run deep. Now this is not saying its badly made music...musically its very superior...read into superior as u wish...ya see meh?
try and track down a documentary down by renowned indo-phile and a good friend, mr. william darylymple...i can't remember the name but it was on tv a while ago, about sufi music around the world...and the wahabi restrictions on this in some countries...quite interesting
India is not getting into fusion but rather remixes of old songs and its massive.
Take a bollywood singer, remix the vocals with some cheesy bhangra or house beat and you've got yourself a number1 hit out there.
for arabic - Khaled...all the fuckin way.