Shankar Mahadevan Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More
Bio Real NameShankar Mahadevan ProfessionSinger, Composer Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 168 cm in meters- 1.68 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 6” Weightin Kilograms- 80 kg in Pounds- 176 lbs Body Measurements- Chest: 43 Inches - Waist: 38 Inches - Biceps: 13 Inches Eye Colour Black Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth3 March 1967 Age (as in 2016) 49 Years Birth PlaceChembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces 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 CollegeRamrao Adik Institute of Technology, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra Educational QualificationsSoftware Engineering DebutSinger: Breathless (1998) TV: Ek Se Badhkar Ek (1996) Actor: Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (2015) FamilyFather- Not Known Mother- Not Known
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Shankar Mahadevan is a composer and a playback singer who is the part of Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy composing trio team.
Shankar Mahadevan was born in Chembur, Mumbai into a Tamil Iyer family from Palakkad, Kerala.
He learned Hindustani classical and Carnatic music in childhood and began playing the veena at the age of 5. He studied music under Shrinivas Khale, a Marathi composer.
Though, being a software engineer by profession and having worked for Oracle Corporation, his penchant for music made him venture into the field of music.
He was noted for the release of his first album Breathless in 1998.
He can fluently sing in Tamil, Marathi, Hindi and English.
He is a four-time winner of the National Award: three times for Best Male Playback Singer and once for Best Music Director.
He had also tested his acting skills and debuted in the film industry with the Marathi movie Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (2015).
He founded the Shankar Mahadevan Academy, which provides online music lessons in Indian music for students worldwide.
He was the music director for School Chale Hum on Doordarshan and a mentor on the Zee TV musical reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009.
His son Siddharth Mahadevan, also a singer, made his debut with the 2013 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag song “Zinda”. His youngest son, Shivam Mahadevan, also a singer made his debut in 2013 Dhoom 3 song Bande Hain Hum Uske.