Shankar Mahadevan is a popular Indian playback singer and music composer. He is a part of the famous Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy musical trio. He is best known for his rendition of the song ‘Breathless’.
|Born||3 March 1967 Chembur, Mumbai ,Maharashtra|
|Height||5ft 6 inches(1.68 m)|
Shankar Mahadevan was born on Friday,3 March 1967(age 56 years; as in 2023) in the Chembur suburb of Mumbai.
He did his schooling from Chembur’s Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High school and Swami Vivekananda School. He attained his graduate degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering from Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology, Navi Mumbai in 1998.
By the age of 5,Shankar had already become an adroit harmonium player and had also started playing Veena . He learned the Hindustani Classical music from Pandit Shrinivas Khale.
He has also been mentored by TR Balamani in Carnatic Classical Music.
Shankar Mahadevan Career
Mahadevan got early fame as a indipop star with his fusion of Carnatic, Hindustani and Jazz. At that time, his non-film album, Breathless topped the Indian music charts in 1998.
Shankar Mahadevan has also provided vocals for several compositions of Remember Shakti which features maestros like Zakir Hussain, John McLaughlin, U.Srinivas and Selvaganesh Vinayakram.
He is also a mentor on Zee TV’s musical reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009.
2000: National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer- “Yenna Solla Pogirai”.
2000: Swaralaya- kairali-Yesudas Award for outstanding contribution to Indian film music.
2008: Kerala State Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer- “Kalyana Kacheri”(Madampi).
2009: Annual Malayalam Movie Awards (Dubai) for Best Male Singer – “Pichavecha Naal”.
2011: Lata Mangeshkar Award by Government of Andhra Pradesh.
2012: National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer- “Bolo Na”(Chittagong)
There has been quite a controversy with Daler Mehndi alleging his voice has been removed and replaced by yours in Jhoom Barabar Jhoom… This matter is in court and it will be solved.
Shankar Mahadevan Net Worth
He is popular for his ‘Breathless’ song. The net worth of Shankar Mahadevan is $10 Million which is around Rs. 73 Crore in Indian Currency.
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||Rs. 73 crore|
|Monthly Income And Salary||15 Lakh+|
|Yearly Income||1 Crore approx|
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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. Which song made Shankar Mahadevan famous?
Ans. Shankar shot to fame through his 1998 released private album Breathless.
2. How much does Shankar Mahadevan charge for a show?
Ans. One example fee to book Shankar Mahadevan is in the starting range of $75,000-$149,999.
3. Where is Shankar Mahadevan house located?
Ans. Shankar Mahadevan Farm House Karjat Raigad District Maharashtra 410201.
4. What is the name of Shankar Mahadevan son’ s name?
Ans. Siddharth Mahadevan and Shivam Mahadevan.
5. What is the Salary of teacher in Shankar Mahadevan Academy ?
Ans. Shankar Mahadevan Academy Music Teacher monthly pay in India is approximately Rs .20,040, which meets the national average.