What did Shaukat Miyan say to Akbar? Shaukat Miyan went to Akbar and said, “We don’t think Tansen is great singer. Let us test him, tell him to sing Raga Deepak. Only the great singers can sing it properly.” Related posts: What do you know about Tansen’s family? Why did other courtiers become jealous? Why did Swami Haridas say Tansen was “talented”? Why did Akbar ask Tansen to join his court?