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Shankar Mahadevan Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children

Shankar Mahadevan Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 85 kg
Date of Birth March 3, 1967
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Dark Brown

Shankar Mahadevan is an Indian singer, composer, musician, performer, and television personality who is known for being a part of the Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy trio working on the music for Indian films. Over the years, he has been a part of a number of films such as Rockford, Dil Chahta Hai, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Mission Kashmir, Bhopal ExpressYeh Kya Ho Raha Hai?, Ek Aur Ek Gyarah, Kyun! Ho Gaya Na…Kal Ho Naa Ho, Wake Up Sid, Nayee Padosan, Kuch Naa Kaho, Phir Milenge, Bunty Aur BabliVanity Fair, LakshyaDil Jo Bhi Kahey…, Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to LoveDusDon: The Chase Begins Again, Marigold: An Adventure in IndiaHeyy BabyyLondon Dreams, Taare Zameen ParJhoom Barabar JhoomThoda Pyaar Thoda MagicJohnny GaddaarChandni Chowk to China, Rock On!!Luck by Chance, My Name Is KhanKarthik Calling Karthik, Kismat Talkies, Sikandar, Hum Tum Aur GhostHousefullZindagi Na Milegi DobaraPatiala HouseTere Bin Laden, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Don 2, 2 StatesThan Than Gopal, and Kill Dil.

Born Name

Shankar Mahadevan

Nick Name

Shankar

Shankar Mahadevan as seen while performing with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy trio at Idea Rocks India concert at NICE Grounds in Bangalore, Karnataka in 2013
Shankar Mahadevan as seen while performing with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy trio at Idea Rocks India concert at NICE Grounds in Bangalore, Karnataka in 2013 (Jim Ankan Deka / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Shankar Mahadevan studied at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School (also known as OLPS High School), a school for boys located in Chembur, Mumbai. He then attended Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology (affiliated with Mumbai University) in Navi Mumbai and graduated with a degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering in 1988.

Growing up, he learned Hindustani classical and Carnatic music and started playing the veena at the age of 5 under Shri Lalitha Venkataraman. He also studied music under Pandit Shrinivas Khale and T. R. Balamani.

Occupation

Singer, Composer, Musician, Performer, Television Personality

Genre

Indian music

Instruments

Vocals

Build

Large

Shankar Mahadevan (Left) as seen while receiving the Padma Shree Award from President Shri Ram Nath Kovind at an Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on March 11, 2019
Shankar Mahadevan (Left) as seen while receiving the Padma Shree Award from President Shri Ram Nath Kovind at an Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on March 11, 2019 (Press Information Bureau on behalf of President’s Secretariat / Government of India / Government Open Data License – India (GODL))

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

85 kg or 187.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Shankar Mahadevan has dated –

  1. Sangeeta Shankar Mahadevan – He is married to Sangeeta Shankar Mahadevan and the duo has been blessed with 2 sons named Siddharth Mahadevan and Shivam Mahadevan. Siddharth Mahadevan has established himself as a musician and composer.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Shankar Mahadevan is of Tamilian descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Sports a beard

Religion

Hinduism

From Left to Right - Loy Mendonsa, Ehsaan Noorani, and Shankar Mahadevan as seen at Raymond Weil Store launch in Mumbai in 2014
From Left to Right – Loy Mendonsa, Ehsaan Noorani, and Shankar Mahadevan as seen at Raymond Weil Store launch in Mumbai in 2014 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Shankar Mahadevan Facts

  1. On October 15, 1998, Shankar Mahadevan released his Indi-pop album titled Breathless and it consists of songs like Mano Yah Na ManoBreathlessTere Khayalon SeTu Pass HaiGhul Raha Hai Sara ManzarJane Kya HuaKoi Nahin Hai, and others.
  2. His 2nd album Nine was released in September 2003 and its tracklist includes Dil Nange Pair JaiseTezab Ugalta HaiJism Mein Kaise Jaadu, Maine Ek Khwab Dekha HaiHum Khoye Khoye HainJazbaat Ke Sau Rang HainO SahibaaSain Sain Chale Hawa, and Aye Fiza.
  3. Shankar Mahadevan has appeared as a judge on various television projects such as Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 2022Sa Re Ga Ma Pa: Sapnon Ki ShuruwaatTaare Zameen ParSuper Singer Junior, and others.
  4. He won the National Film Award for “Best Male Playback Singer” for the song Maa from the film Taare Zameen Par in 2007.
  5. Shankar Mahadevan previously worked as a software engineer for the company Leading Edge (later known as Trigyn Technologies Limited).
  6. He was awarded the Lata Mangeshkar Award by the Government of Andhra Pradesh in 2011.
  7. He won the National Film Award for “Best Male Playback Singer” for the song Bolo Na from the film Chittagong in 2012.

Featured Image by Jim Ankan Deka / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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