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Shankar Mahadevan : biography

03/03/1967 -

Shankar Mahadevan is an Indian music composer and singer. He is a part of the Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy trio team that composes for Indian films and a playback singer. He is a four time winner of the National Award for the Best Male Playback Singer. He is also the founder of the Shankar Mahadevan Academy which conducts online music lessons in Indian music for students across the globe.

Discography

  • Breathless - Breathless is the album that first gave him fame, containing the song "Breathless", which he seems to sing in one breath.
  • Nine - Nine is Shankar's most recent album. Each song is a representation of a mood, including joy, sadness, love, etc.

Filmography

As composer

  • Vishwaroopam (2013)
  • Chittagong (2012)
  • Don 2 (2011)
  • Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
  • Game (2011)
  • De Ghuma Ke (World Cup 2011 song)
  • Patiala House (2011)
  • Koochie Koochie Hota Hai (2011)
  • Tere Bin Laden (2010)
  • Housefull (2010)
  • Hum Tum Aur Ghost (2010)
  • Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)
  • Kismat Talkies (2010)
  • My Name Is Khan (2010)
  • London Dreams (2009)
  • Wake Up Sid (2009)
  • Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam (Telugu) (2009)
  • 13B (2009)
  • Sikandar (2009)
  • Luck by Chance (2009)
  • Shortkut (2009)
  • Yavarum Nalam (Tamil) (2009)
  • Chandni Chowk to China (2009)
  • Madambi (Malayalam) (2008)
  • Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (2008)
  • Rock On!! (2008)
  • High School Musical 2 soundtrack (Hindi version)
  • Taare Zameen Par (2007)
  • Johnny Gaddaar (2007)
  • Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007)
  • Heyy Babyy (2007)
  • Marigold: An Adventure in India (2007)
  • Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love (2007)
  • Don: The Chase Begins Again (2006)
  • Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)
  • Dus (2005)
  • Dil Jo Bhi Kahey... (2005)
  • Bunty Aur Babli (2005)
  • Vanity Fair (2004)
  • Phir Milenge (2004)
  • Lakshya (2004)
  • Kyun! Ho Gaya Na... (2004)
  • Rudraksh (2004)
  • Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
  • Kuch Naa Kaho (2003)
  • Nayee Padosan (2003)
  • Armaan (2003)
  • Ek Aur Ek Gyarah (2003)
  • Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai? (2002)
  • Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
  • Aalavandhan (2001) (Tamil)
  • Mission Kashmir (2000)
  • Dillagi (1999)
  • Shool (1999)
  • Bhopal Express (1999)
  • Rockford (1999)

As playback singer

Notable Tamil songs

Year Film Songs Composer Co-Singer(s)
1997 Minsara Kanavu "Vennilave" (sad version) A. R. Rahman Kavita Paudwal
1999 Mudhalvan "Mudhalvanae""Uppu Karuvaadu" A. R. Rahman S. JanakiKavita Krishnamurthy
Sangamam "Varaha Nadhikarai" A. R. Rahman Solo
2000 Priyamaanavale "June July" S. A. Rajkumar Harini
Kandukondain Kandukondain "Enna Solla Pogirai" A. R. Rahman Solo
Alaipayuthey "Endendrum Punnagai""September Madham" A. R. Rahman Clinton Cerejo, Srinivas, A. R. RahmanAsha Bhosle
Thenali "Thenali" A. R. Rahman Clinton Cerejo
Kushi "Kattipudi" Deva Vasundhara Das, Ganga, Sri Ram
Rhythm "Thaniye" A. R. Rahman Solo
2001 Aalavandhan "Aalavandhan" Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Solo
Friends "Kuyilukku" Ilaiyaraaja S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Hariharan
Star "Thom Karuvil Irunthom" A. R. Rahman Solo
Alli Thandha Vaanam "Vaadi Vaadi Naattukatta" Vidyasagar Sujatha Mohan
Citizen "Sikki Mukki""Pookara" Deva Sadhana SargamVasundhara Das
Shahjahan "Sarakku Vachiruken" Mani Sharma Radhika Thilak
Poovellam Un Vasam "Thalattum Kaatrae Vaa" Vidyasagar Solo
Minnale "Oh Mama Mama" Harris Jayaraj Tippu
Dheena "Kadhal Website" Yuvan Shankar Raja Harini
2002 Gemini "Katta Katta" Bharathwaj Solo
Bhagavathi "Achamillai""Kai Kai Vekkura" Deva SoloAnuradha Sriram
Dhool "Aasai Aasai" Vidyasagar Sujatha Mohan
Baba "Dippu Dippu" A. R. Rahman Solo
Youth "Aal Thotta Boopathy" Mani Sharma Solo
2003 Thiruda Thirudi "Manmatha Raasa" Dheena Malathi Lakshman
Anjaneya "Paavaada Panjavarnam" Mani Sharma Solo
Vaseegara "Aaha Enbargal" S. A. Rajkumar Solo
Alai "Alai Adikidhu" Vidyasagar Solo
Kovil "Kokku Meenai" Harris Jayaraj Srilekha Parthasarathy
2004 Madurey "Machan Peru Madurey" Vidyasagar Solo
Kadhal Kondein "Manasu Rendum Paarka" Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
Thirupaachi "Kumbida Pona Dheivam" Dheena Malathi Lakshman
Aaytha Ezhuthu "Hey Goodbye Nanba" A. R. Rahman Sunitha Sarathy, Karthik, Lucky Ali
2005 Mounam Pesiyadhe "En Anbe En Anbe" Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
Anniyan "Kumari" Harris Jayaraj Harini
Anbe Aaruyire "Maramkothiye" A. R. Rahman Vasundhara Das, Shalini, Blaaze
Manmadhan "Vaanam Enaa" Yuvan Shankar Raja Sriram
Sachein "Va Va Va En Thalaiva" Devi Sri Prasad Solo
Ghajini "Rangola" Harris Jayaraj Sujatha Mohan
Daas "Vaa Vaa Vaa" Yuvan Shankar Raja Mahalakshmi Iyer
Thotti Jaya "Thotta Power Da" Harris Jayaraj Solo
Kattradhu Thamizh "Vazhkai Enbadhu" Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
2006 Kanda Naal Mudhal "Merke Merke" Yuvan Shankar Raja Sadhana Sargam
Sillunu Oru Kadhal "Machakaari" A. R. Rahman Vasundhara Das
Pokkiri "Maambazhamam" Mani Sharma Ganga
2007 Vel "Indha Ooril""Onnapola" Yuvan Shankar Raja SoloSrilekha Parthasarathy
Chennai 600028 "Saroja Saman Nikalo" Yuvan Shankar Raja Premgi Amaren
Unakkum Enakkum "Pooparikka Neeyum" Devi Sri Prasad Solo
Veyil "Urugudhe Maragudhe" G. V. Prakash Kumar Shreya Ghoshal
Kireedam "Vilayaadu Vilayaadu" G. V. Prakash Kumar Solo
Satham Podathey "Azhagu Kutti Chellam" Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
Billa "Vethalaiya Potendi" Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
Polladhavan "Padichupathen" G. V. Prakash Kumar Solo
2008 Subramaniapuram "Kadhal Siluvaiyil" James Vasanthan Solo
Kuselan "Cinema Cinema" G. V. Prakash Kumar Solo
Aegan "Hey Baby Baby" Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
Silambattam "Thamizh Endral Naan" Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
2009 Siva Manasula Sakthi "Oru Adangapidari" Yuvan Shankar Raja Swetha Mohan
Yavarum Nalam "Kaatriley Vaasame""Yavarum Nalam" Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy K. S. ChitraSolo
Naadodigal "Sambho Siva Sambho" Sundar C Babu Solo
Vettaikaaran "Naan Adicha" Vijay Antony Solo
2010 Thamizh Padam "Oru Sooravali" Kannan Solo
Raavanan "Kaattu Sirukki" A. R. Rahman Anuradha Sriram
Thillalangadi "Thothu Ponen" Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
2011 Ra.One (Tamil) "Pachai Poove""Poovulagama" Vishal-Shekhar Akon, ShaliniUnni Menon
Porali "Yaar Ivan" Sundar C Babu Solo
2012 Saguni "Kandha Kaara Vada" G. V. Prakash Kumar Solo
Mirattal "Ringa Ringa Radio" Pravin Mani Suchitra
Podaa Podi "I Am A Kuthu Dancer" Dharan Silambarasan
Vishwaroopam "Unnai Kaanadhu Naan" Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Kamal Haasan
2013 Haridas "Annaiyin Karuvil" Vijay Antony Solo
Singam II "Vaale Vaale" Devi Sri Prasad Solo
Living octopus

Living octopus

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