Shankar Mahadevan Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | August 17, 2022

Shankar Mahadevan is an Indian singer and composer who is known for working in the Indian film industry. He was born on 3rd March 1967 in Chembur, Mumbai, India. When he was just five years old, he learned veena under Shri Lalitha Venkataraman. He also learnt Hindustani classical and Carnatic music when he was a child. He studied music under Pandit Shrinivas Khale and T.R. Balamani. He did his schooling at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School, Chembur. He completed his graduation with a degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering from the Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology in Navi Mumbai, affiliated with Mumbai University. 

He started his career as a software engineer for the company, Leading Edge.

He started his music career in 1994.  In 1995, Shankar made his acting debut with the television serial, Ek Se Badh Kar Ek. In 1998, he released his first music album, Breathless. Which helped him to earn gained popularity.  With Shankar-Ehsaan-Loh, Ehsaan worked in several films. In 1999, he worked on three Hindi and one English film. Mission Kashmir was his one music-directed film, which was released in 2000. He earns two nominations for IIFA Best Music Director Award and IIFA Best Background Score Award for his work. In the same year, he made her Tamil debut as an actor with Rhythm. In 2001, they worked in Dil Chahta Hai. They won two awards, Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent and Star Screen Award for Best Music Director and two nominations for Filmfare Best Music Director Award and IIFA Best Music Director Award for their performance. In the same year, they worked on one Tamil film, Aalavandhan and one Hindi film, Abhay. They directed the music of Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai? in 2002.

Later, in 2003, they directed the music for five Hindi films. For Kal Ho Naa Ho they received several positive reviews and critical acclamation. They won National Film Award for Best Music Direction, Filmfare Best Music Director Award and IIFA Best Music Director Award for their work. In the same year, he released his second album, Nine. They worked in three films, Phir Milenge, and Kyun! Ho Gaya Na… and Lakshya in 2004. In 2005, the directed three films music, Bunty Aur Babli, Dil Jo Bhi Kahey… and Rudraksh. For their performance in Bunty Aur Babli, they won Filmfare Best Music Director Award and IIFA Best Music Director Award. In 2006, they gave music in two films, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna and Don. They earned several positive reviews for their performance and won four nominations for their works. They worked in seven films in 2007. Their most notable work of the year was Taare Zameen Par. They earned a nomination for Star Screen Award for Best Music Director for their work.

Next, in 2008, they worked on two films, Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic and Rock On!! For their music in Rock On!! they earn several critical acclamations and were nominated for three awards.  In 2009, the director music of for six Hindi and one Telugu and Tamil films music. Wake Up Sid was their best work of the year. They give music in six films in 2010. For their work in My Name is Khan, they won Star Screen Award for Best Music Director and earned a nomination for Filmfare Best Music Director Award. In 2011, they gave music in seven films. In 2012 and 2013, they gave music in three films each year. Darr @ The Mall, Two States, One By Two and Kill Dil were their four worked films of 2014. For Two States they won Filmfare Best Music Director Award. In 2015, he made his Marathi film debut as an actor with Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (film).

In the following years, they worked in several films as a music director such as Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), Mirzya (2016), Raazi (2018), Saaho (2019), and Panga (2020), Toofaan (2021), Samrat Prithviraj (2022) etc.

They also gave the music for a web series, Bandish Bandits in 2020.

In 2021, he was seen in another Tamil film, Aranmanai 3.

They have an upcoming Malayalam film Kaaliyan.

The trio also gave music in several television serials, such as Fauji, Saathiya – Pyar Ka Naya Ehsaas, Rang Badalti Odhani etc.

He is also a famous playback singer in the Indian film industry. He sings several Hindi songs such as, Urvasi Urvasi from Humse Hai Muqabala, Yeh Dil Deewana from Pardes, Ringa Ringa Roses from Chhota Chetan, Raghupati Raghav from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Ishq Sona Hai from Biwi No.1, Haseena Maan Jaayegi from Haseena Maan Jaayegi, Albela Sajan Aayo Re and Manmohini from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Bhumbro Bhumbro and Socho Ke Jhelon Ka from Mission Kashmir, Vande Mataram from Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Dil Chahta Hai and Koi Kahe Kehta Rahe from Dil Chahta Hai, Ghanan Ghanan from Lagaan, Maa Tujhe Salaam from Maa Tujhe Salaam, Ek Aur Ek Gyarah from Ek Aur Ek Gyarah, Pretty Woman and Maahi Ve from Kal Ho Naa Ho, Lakshya from Lakshya, Bunty Aur Babli, Kajra Re from Bunty Aur Babli, Mitwa from Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Mast Kalandar from Heyy Babyy, Taare Zameen Par and Maa from Taare Zameen Par, Desi Girl from Dostana, Tere Naina and Chandni Chowk to China from Chandni Chowk to China, Wake Up Sid! from Wake Up Sid, Noor-E-Khuda and Sajda from My Name is Khan, Uff Teri Adaa from Karthik Calling Karthik, Ik Junoon and Der Lagi Lekin from Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, India Waale from Happy New Year, Kill Dil from Kill Dill, Gallan Goodiyaan from Dil Dhadakne Do, Sau Aasoon from Katti Batti etc. He also sings several Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi and Kannada songs.

He worked in several famous advertisements such as Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Kingfisher, Vaseline, Fevicol, Close Up etc.

He also established some signature tunes for several brands, such as Aircel, Reliance, Tata Steel, and Apollo Hospitals. He also gave music for several sports anthems, including the official anthem of the 2011 Cricket World Cup, 2010 Commonwealth Games, 2009 Indian Premier League, and Sahara Pune Warriors.

He also appeared as a judge and guest in several television reality shows, such as Taare Zameen Par, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa: Sapnon Ki Shuruwaat, Super Singer Junior season 6 & 7, Super Singer 8 etc.

NameShankar Mahadevan
Nick NameShankar
ProfessionSinger, Composer
Date of Birth3 March 1967
Age55 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceChembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
SchoolOur Lady of Perpetual Succour High School, Chembur, Maharashtra
SIES (South Indian Education Society) College Of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sion, Maharashtra
CollageRamrao Adik Institute of Technology, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
DebutTV: Ek Se Badhkar Ek (1996)
Actor: Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (2015)
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignPisces

Shankar Mahadevan Career

  • He started his career as a software engineer for the company, Leading Edge.
  • He started his music career in 1994. 
  • In 1995, Shankar made his acting debut with the television serial, Ek Se Badh Kar Ek.
  • In 1998, he released his first music album, Breathless.
  • With Shankar-Ehsaan-Loh, Ehsaan worked in several films.
  • In 1999, he worked on three Hindi and one English film.
  • Mission Kashmir was his one music-directed film, which was released in 2000. In the same year, he made her Tamil debut as an actor with Rhythm.
  • In 2001, they worked in Dil Chahta Hai. In the same year, they worked on one Tamil film, Aalavandhan and one Hindi film, Abhay.
  • They directed the music of Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai? in 2002.
  • In 2003, they directed the music of five Hindi films. In the same year, he released his second album, Nine.
  • They worked in three films, Phir Milenge, and Kyun! Ho Gaya Na… and Lakshya in 2004.
  • In 2005, the directed three films music, Bunty Aur Babli, Dil Jo Bhi Kahey… and Rudraksh.
  • In 2006, they gave music in two films, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna and Don.
  • They worked in seven films in 2007. Their most notable work of the year was Taare Zameen Par.
  • In 2008, they worked on two films, Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic and Rock On!!
  • In 2009, the director music of for six Hindi and one Telugu and Tamil films music. Wake Up Sid was their best work of the year.
  • They give music in six films in 2010.
  • In 2011, they gave music in seven films.
  • In 2012 and 2013, they gave music in three films each year.    
  • Darr @ The Mall, Two States, One By Two and Kill Dil were their four worked films of 2014.
  • In 2015, he made his Marathi film debut as an actor with Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (film).
  • In the following years, they worked in several films as a music director such as Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), Mirzya (2016), Raazi (2018), Saaho (2019), and Panga (2020), Toofaan (2021), Samrat Prithviraj (2022) etc.
  • They also gave the music for a web series, Bandish Bandits in 2020.
  • In 2021, he was seen in another Tamil film, Aranmanai 3.
  • The trio also gave music in several television serials, such as Fauji, Saathiya – Pyar Ka Naya Ehsaas, Rang Badalti Odhani etc.

Shankar Mahadevan Family 

Father Name Name Not Known
Mother Name Name Not Known
Brother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Husband / Wife Not Known

Shankar Mahadevan Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Sangeeta Shankar Mahadevan
Wife/ Spouse Sangeeta Shankar Mahadevan
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenSons- Siddharth Mahadevan, Shivam Mahadevan
Daughter-None
Shankar Mahadevan Family

Shankar Mahadevan Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Shankar Mahadevan Favourite 

Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth
Favorite Actress Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Singer  Balamurli, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Md. Rafi
Favorite foodSpicy Green Thai Curry, Chicken With Jasmine Rice, Sweet Dishes Made Up Of Chocolates, South Indian Food
Favorite Color Red
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Destination Dubai, Mauritius, San Francisco, Miami, California, Orlando

Shankar Mahadevan Education 

School Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School, Chembur, Maharashtra
SIES (South Indian Education Society) College Of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sion, Maharashtra
Collage Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
Educational Qualification Software Engineering

Shankar Mahadevan Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Shankar Mahadevan

  • Does  Shankar Mahadevan smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Shankar Mahadevan drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He can fluently sing in Tamil, Marathi, Hindi and English.
  • He was noted for the release of his first album Breathless in 1998.
  • The “Shankar” of the Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy composing team.
  • Father of Siddharth Mahadevan.
  • He is a four-time winner of the National Award: three times for Best Male Playback Singer and once for Best Music Director.

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