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Shankar Mahadevan

Shankar Mahadevan is a Tamil-Indian singer and music composer. He gained fame for his album entitled Breathless in which he sings constantly for over three minutes without pausing for taking a breath which is not true..he did take breaths..because it is not possible to sing in a single breath. An accomplished musician in Tamil cinema, he is a part of the Shankar Ehsaan Loy trio team that provides music to Bollywood films. Official website: http://shankarmahadevan.com Official Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/shankarlive Official Twitter Page: http://www.twitter.com/shankar_live Early life Shankar Mahadevan was born in Chennai, India to a Tamil family. He learned Indian Classical Music and Carnatic music in his childhood and started playing Veena at the age of five[1].He went to OLPS High School in Chembur.He did his engineering in electronics from R.A.I.T (D Y Patil,Navi Mumbai). As of now he sings songs in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada,Telugu, Marathi, and Carnatic. Career Though a software engineer by profession and having worked for Oracle Corporation, Shankar's interest in music made him venture into the field of music. He got his first award as a playback singer in Chennai film music, collaborating with A. R. Rahman and winning a National Film Award for his song in Kandukondain Kandukondain. A prominent star in the Kodambakkam film industry, he later gained more recognition by releasing his first music album called Breathless. He later got into music direction and became a part of the Shankar Ehsaan Loy trio, composing music for Bollywood films. He enjoys a successful run with Fusion-Jazz band SILK with Louis Banks on Keyboards, Sivamani on percussion, Sridhar Parthasarathy on Mridangam and Karl Peters on Bass Guitar. 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. Awards Swaralaya-Kairali-Yesudas Award 2007: Yesudas Award for his outstanding contribution to Indian film music. National Film Awards 2000: Best Playback Singer (Male) win for song: "Yenna Solla Pogirai" from Kandukondain Kandukondain Filmfare Awards 2003: Best Music Direction win for Kal Ho Naa Ho 2005: Best Music Direction win for Bunty Aur Babli.. Star Screen Awards 2000: Best Background Music nomination for Mission Kashmir 2001: Best Music Direction win for Dil Chahta Hai 2005: Best Music Direction win for Bunty aur Babli Music Composing Filmography * From Chandni Chowk to China (Hindi) (2008) * Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (Hindi) (2008) * Yavarum Nalam (Tamil) (2008) ... (announced) * Rock On (2008) * Kismat Talkies (2009) ... (announced) * High School Musical 2 Soundtrack (Hindi Version) * Taare Zameen Par (2007) ... (Released) * Johnny Gaddaar (2007) ... (Release) * Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007) * Hey Baby (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) * 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/Abhay (2001) * Mission Kashmir (2000) * Dillagi (1999) * Shool (1999) * Dus (1997) Discography * Breathless - Breathless is the album that first gave him fame, including the song, "Breathless," in which he sings through the whole song without pausing to breathe. * Nine - Nine is Shankar's most recent album. Each song is a representation of a "mood," including joy, sadness, love, etc. .

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Divine Chants of India - Ashit Desai, Anup Jalota, Devaki Pandit, Hariharan & Shankar Mahadevan
  • Divine Chants of India
  • Ashit Desai, Anup Jalota, Devaki Pandit, Hariharan & Shankar Mahadevan
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Mantra Shakti II - Shankar Mahadevan
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Chantings of India - Hari Kirtan - Ajoy Chakrabarty, Anup Jalota, Ashit Desai, Chandu Mattani, Hema Desai, Purushotam Upadhyay, Sanjeev Anhyankar & Shankar Mahadevan
  • Chantings of India - Hari Kirtan
  • Ajoy Chakrabarty, Anup Jalota, Ashit Desai, Chandu Mattani, Hema Desai, Purushotam Upadhyay, Sanjeev Anhyankar & Shankar Mahadevan
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Hare Krishna - Ajoy Chakrabarty, Anup Jalota, Hema Desai & Shankar Mahadevan
  • Hare Krishna
  • Ajoy Chakrabarty, Anup Jalota, Hema Desai & Shankar Mahadevan
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Vishwa Vinayaka - S. P. Balasubrahmanyam & Shankar Mahadevan
  • Vishwa Vinayaka
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Jai Ganesh - Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan, Anup Jalota, Devaki Pandit, Ashit Desai & Hema Desai
  • Jai Ganesh
  • Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan, Anup Jalota, Devaki Pandit, Ashit Desai & Hema Desai
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This Is Carnatic Fusion - Shankar Mahadevan, Haricharan & Vijay Prakash
  • This Is Carnatic Fusion
  • Shankar Mahadevan, Haricharan & Vijay Prakash
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Mahamrityunjay Mantra - Shankar Mahadevan
  • Mahamrityunjay Mantra
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Divine Chants of India - Shankar Mahadevan
  • Divine Chants of India
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Gayatri Mantra - Shankar Mahadevan
Vishwa Vinayaka - Shankar Mahadevan & S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
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My Devotional Favourites - Shankar Mahadevan
  • My Devotional Favourites
  • Shankar Mahadevan
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Dance Masti - Shankar Mahadevan, Farhad Wadia & Rapper Ravi
  • Dance Masti
  • Shankar Mahadevan, Farhad Wadia & Rapper Ravi "Rags" Khote
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Shairana - Alka Yagnik & Shankar Mahadevan
  • Shairana
  • Alka Yagnik & Shankar Mahadevan
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Shankar Mahadevan: Mesmerizing Telugu Hit Songs - Shankar Mahadevan
  • Shankar Mahadevan: Mesmerizing Telugu Hit Songs
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Raksha Mantra - Sadhana Sargam, Shankar Mahadevan & Suresh Wadkar
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  • Sadhana Sargam, Shankar Mahadevan & Suresh Wadkar
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Vedic Chants - Shankar Mahadevan, Srinivas, Bombay Jayashree & Krishnaraj
  • Vedic Chants
  • Shankar Mahadevan, Srinivas, Bombay Jayashree & Krishnaraj
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Jai Krishna - Alap Desai, Ajoy Chakrabarty, Ashit Desai, Hariharan, Hema Desai, Shankar Mahadevan & Suresh Wadkar
  • Jai Krishna
  • Alap Desai, Ajoy Chakrabarty, Ashit Desai, Hariharan, Hema Desai, Shankar Mahadevan & Suresh Wadkar
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Har Har Mahadev - EP - Lata Mangeshkar & Shankar Mahadevan
  • Har Har Mahadev - EP
  • Lata Mangeshkar & Shankar Mahadevan
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30 Essential Divine Songs - Shankar Mahadevan, Uma Mohan & Hariharan
  • 30 Essential Divine Songs
  • Shankar Mahadevan, Uma Mohan & Hariharan
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Devotional Hits - Shankar Mahadevan - Shankar Mahadevan
  • Devotional Hits - Shankar Mahadevan
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Chants for Wisdom - Harish Bhimani & Shankar Mahadevan
  • Chants for Wisdom
  • Harish Bhimani & Shankar Mahadevan
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Aalavanthan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - EP - Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani & Loy Mendonsa
  • Aalavanthan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - EP
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Shiv Mahamantras - Shankar Mahadevan, Anuradha Paudwal & Om Voices
  • Shiv Mahamantras
  • Shankar Mahadevan, Anuradha Paudwal & Om Voices
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Hits of Shankar Mahadevan - Shankar Mahadevan
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Jaikara - Shankar Mahadevan
Phaldata Ganesh - Shankar Mahadevan, Devaki Pandit & Kedar Pandit
  • Phaldata Ganesh
  • Shankar Mahadevan, Devaki Pandit & Kedar Pandit
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30 Essential Divine Songs - Suresh Wadkar, Shankar Mahadevan & Vijay Prakash
  • 30 Essential Divine Songs
  • Suresh Wadkar, Shankar Mahadevan & Vijay Prakash
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Bhakti - Shankar Mahadevan
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Taalisma - An Ode to Rhydhun (feat. Alla Rakha, Zakir Hussain, Shankar Mahadevan & Indus Creed) - Taufiq Qureshi
  • Taalisma - An Ode to Rhydhun (feat. Alla Rakha, Zakir Hussain, Shankar Mahadevan & Indus Creed)
  • Taufiq Qureshi
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Hi-5: Shankar Mahadevan - EP - Shankar Mahadevan
  • Hi-5: Shankar Mahadevan - EP
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Ashtakshari (Om Namo Narayanaaya) - Shankar Mahadevan
  • Ashtakshari (Om Namo Narayanaaya)
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Download This Album – Shankar Mahadevan - Shankar Mahadevan
  • Download This Album – Shankar Mahadevan
  • Shankar Mahadevan
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Saturn the Ruler of Destinies - Shankar Mahadevan, Pandit Jasraj & Harish Bhimani
  • Saturn the Ruler of Destinies
  • Shankar Mahadevan, Pandit Jasraj & Harish Bhimani
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Spiritual Mood - Shankar Mahadevan
My Ganesha Favourites - Shankar Mahadevan - Shankar Mahadevan
  • My Ganesha Favourites - Shankar Mahadevan
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Krishna Radha Kripa Kataksh - Mahalakshmi Iyer & Shankar Mahadevan
  • Krishna Radha Kripa Kataksh
  • Mahalakshmi Iyer & Shankar Mahadevan
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Sounds of Spirituality - Ricky Kej, Shankar Mahadevan & Sanjeev Abhyankar
  • Sounds of Spirituality
  • Ricky Kej, Shankar Mahadevan & Sanjeev Abhyankar
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Vishwatma - EP - Shankar Mahadevan & G. Venugopal
  • Vishwatma - EP
  • Shankar Mahadevan & G. Venugopal
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Hits of Shankar Mahadevan - Shankar Mahadevan
  • Hits of Shankar Mahadevan
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Shankar Mahadevan Hits - Shankar Mahadevan
  • Shankar Mahadevan Hits
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Infinite Shiva - Shankar Mahadevan & Vijay Pr Chorus
  • Infinite Shiva
  • Shankar Mahadevan & Vijay Pr Chorus
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Mata Ki Bhakti - Shankar Mahadevan, Anup Jalota & Anuradha Paudwal
  • Mata Ki Bhakti
  • Shankar Mahadevan, Anup Jalota & Anuradha Paudwal
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Tiru Mantram - Shankar Mahadevan
Upanishad Amrut (feat. Shankar Mahadevan, Dewaki Pandit, Rakesh Chaurasia & Bhawani Shankar) - Pandit Shivkumar Sharma
  • Upanishad Amrut (feat. Shankar Mahadevan, Dewaki Pandit, Rakesh Chaurasia & Bhawani Shankar)
  • Pandit Shivkumar Sharma
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Greatest Devi Aartis - Shankar Mahadevan, Anuradha Paudwal & Sadhana Sargam
  • Greatest Devi Aartis
  • Shankar Mahadevan, Anuradha Paudwal & Sadhana Sargam
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Ganapati Visarjan - Uttar Puja & Aartis - Shankar Mahadevan, Ved Murti Shri Mandar Khaladkar & Kedar Pandit
  • Ganapati Visarjan - Uttar Puja & Aartis
  • Shankar Mahadevan, Ved Murti Shri Mandar Khaladkar & Kedar Pandit
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15 Essential Divine Songs - Sonu Nigam & Shankar Mahadevan
  • 15 Essential Divine Songs
  • Sonu Nigam & Shankar Mahadevan
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S.P.B and Shankar Mahadevan Hits - S. P. Balasubrahmanyam & Shankar Mahadevan
  • S.P.B and Shankar Mahadevan Hits
  • S. P. Balasubrahmanyam & Shankar Mahadevan
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