March 28, 2023

Shankar Mahadevan Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 3, 2023

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Short Biography

Shankar Mahadevan was born on 03-03-1967 at Chembur in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Composer, Playback Singer, Singer, Film Actor & Musician who known for his work in Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam films.

Shankar Mahadevan Complete Bio & Career

Shankar trained in Carnatic music and Hindustani classical music from a very young age. He entered the singing arena when Bollywood already had two established singers Udit Narayan and Kumar Sanu at their peak. He released his debut album Breathless in 1998. The title track breathless became a huge hit and made him an overnight star. His song Suno Gaur Se Duniya Walo from the unreleased film Dus was among his initial hit songs. He sang songs similar to Breathless in some films and advertisements and became one of the sought after singer in the country. He reached the pinnacle of his career after his collaboration with legendary composer A.R. Rahman in Tamil movies. He also won National Award for the Tamil song Kandukondain Kandukondain. 
He collaborated with Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa and together the trios were referred as Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. After forming a formidable partnership with Dil Chahta Hain, they never looked back. Some of their well-known compositions include Taare Zameen Par, Kal Ho Na Ho, My Name is Khan, Wake Up Sid and Lakshya among several others. 
In his illustrious career, he along with his other two partners has won National award for music composition of the film Kal Ho Na Ho and as a singer, he has won it not just once but thrice. His contribution to Indian music is immensely massive and is virtually impossible to gather them all. 
He along with his friend Sridhar Ranganathan founded the Shankar Mahadevan Academy. Through this academy, he gives tutorials and an innovative way of learning with live teachers in religious chanting, Hindustani classical & Carnatic music, Bollywood songs and Indie music.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2019 Arts

Shankar Mahadevan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Not Known
Sister Seetha Narayan
Brother None
Wife Sangeeta Mahadevan
Sons Shivam Mahadevan, Siddharth Mahadevan

He was born to Seetha Narayan. He has a sister named Deepika Shringarpure. He is married to Sangeeta Mahadevan and together the couple is blessed with two sons named Shivam Mahadevan and Siddharth Mahadevan.

Life's Important Dates Of Shankar Mahadevan

Body Measurements

Chest Size 43
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 38
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Best Songs Breathless, Baat Meri Suniye To Zara, and Tum Nahin Jana among others
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Our Lady perpetual High School, Mumbai
SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai
College Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology, Navi Mumbai
Qualification Software Engineer
Hobbies Playing Music Instruments
Marital Status Married
Debut Breathless (1998)
Net Worth $20 Million
Official Website


Car Collections BMW x6 and Mercedes SUV


Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar , Kishore Kumar
Favorite Place Dubai and Miami
Favorite Food South Indian Food

Shankar Mahadevan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

56 years, 0month, 25 days old age Shankar Mahadevan will turn 57 on 03 March, 2024. Only 11 months, 3 days, 14 hours,55 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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