Raman Mahadevan

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Raman Mahadevan
Origin Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Genres Playback singer
Jingles
Soundtracks
Occupations Singer/Music Composer
Years active 2003–present

Raman Mahadevan is an Indian playback singer, known for his Bollywood songs. He also has an indipop Album, Ramanasia in his discography.

Career[edit]

Raman Mahadevan was born in Mumbai. After completing his studies at New Bombay High School and ICL college, Vashi, he worked for the IT and ITeS industry before taking up singing full-time. He learnt Carnatic music from guru Smt. Prasanna Warrier and at a later stage from Smt. Girija Shesu. He also learnt tabla from guru Shri. Palash Bordoloi. Apart from advertising jingles for Frito Lays, Pepsi, and Mirinda, he has also sung title song for "Aap Ki Kachehri" which has Kiran Bedi resolving different issues of the common people. He even worked with dandiya groups.He has sung songs for Hindi movies like Heyy Babyy, Johnny Gaddaar and Taare Zameen Par. He has also released his own music album Ramanasia in 2007. He also featured in the song Tere Liye, composed by Saikat-Shankar, released in June 2009.[1] Also there is a common misconception that he is related to Shankar Mahadevan.[2] He performed alongside Shankar Mahadevan at the cultural fest of NIT Calicut,Ragam 13

Filmography[edit]

Year Movie Language Song Composer
2007 Heyy Babyy Hindi "Heyy Babyy" Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2007 Johny Gaddar Tamil/Telegu "Johnny Gaddar" Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2007 Taare Zameen Par
Vaal Natchathiram
Nela Meeda Tharalu
Hindi
Tamil
Telugu
"Kholo Kholo"
"Thatti Thatti"
"Vellu Vellu Veluvala"
Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2008 Rock On!! Hindi "Sinbad The Sailor" Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2009 Khela Hindi "Laut Aaye" 21 Grams
2009 Koncham Ishtham Koncham Kashtham Telugu "Egire Egire" Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2009 Wake Up Sid Hindi "Iktara" Amit Trivedi
2010 Bale Pandiya Tamil "Aaradha Kobamillai -nominated for the Best Debut Singer Award at the Vijay TV Music Awards 2011 " Devan Ekambaram
2010 Admissions Open Hindi "Aasman Ke Paar" Amit Trivedi
2010 Kalshekar Aahet Ka? Marathi "Gadbad Sari Dhadpad" Chinar-Mahesh
2010 Udaan Hindi "Motu Master" Amit Trivedi
2010 Aisha Hindi "Behke Behke" Amit Trivedi
2010 Walk Away English "Bonds Fell Apart" Sagar Desai
2010 Walk Away Hindi "Woh Pal" Sagar Desai
2011 No One Killed Jessica Hindi "Dua" Amit Trivedi
2011 Davpech Marathi "Man Aaj Na Maajhe Rahile" Rohan Pradhan
2011 Aarakshan Hindi "Mauka/Ik Chanas" Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2011 Dhav Manya Dhav Marathi "Dhav Manya Dhav" Chinar-Mahesh
2011 Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal Tamil "Oh Sunandha" GV Prakash Kumar
2011 Krishnaveni Panjalai Tamil "Un Kangal" NR Raghunandan
2012 Delhi Safari Hindi "Aao Re Pardesi" Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2013 ABCD: Any Body Can Dance Hindi "Chandu Ki Girlfriend" Sachin - Jigar
2013 I Don't Luv U Hindi "Kuchh Hone Ko Hain" Aman-Benson
2013 Premsutra Marathi "Mutthi Madhe" Susmit Limaye
2013 Premsutra Marathi "Halke Halke" Susmit Limaye
2013 Premsutra Marathi "Me Bhirbhirta Vara" Susmit Limaye
2014 Savaari 2 Kannada "Simple Aaggidde" Manikanth Kadri

Albums/Non-Film[edit]

Year Album Language Song Composer
2006 Pralay,14 Hindi "Saawariya" Pralay feat. Amit Trivedi
2007 Ramanasia Hindi "Teri Talaash Hain, Badra, Gunche, Mat Todo Mujhe, Aasman Se Koi, Tu Jo Ik Pal Dede, Dard Dilaande, O Meri Jaan, Teri Talaash Hain(Reprise)" Raman Mahadevan
2009 UWF Vol.1 Hindi "Tere Liye" (Nominated for Promising New Talent at the GIMA Awards) Saikat-Shankar
2009 Utkrosh Hindi "Pyaar Hi Rab Hain" Pralay
2010 Someone Somewhere Hindi "Main Jisse Mila Hoon" Nikhil Kamath
2013 In Raahon Mein Hindi "Gunjara Re" Ajay Singha Miko

AD/Jingles[edit]

Product Composer Singer Video
Pepsi Amar Mangrulkar Raman Mahadevan [1]
Mirinda Amar Mangrulkar Raman Mahadevan [2]
Lays Anand Ranganath Raman Mahadevan [3]
Haywards Amartya Rahut Raman Mahadevan [4]
Mumbai Indians Theme Tapas Relia Raman Mahadevan, Vijay Prakash, Rishikesh Kamerkar [5]
Mumbai Indians Theme-2 Tapas Relia, track reproduced by Ehsaan-Loy Raman Mahadevan, Kshitij Wagh, Rajiv Sundaresan, Shreekumar Vakkiyil www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIv-5WtF2zk
Mumbai Indians Theme-3 Tapas Relia, track reproduced by Mikey McLeary Raman Mahadevan www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZu37-BiHjE&

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Singer - Raman Mahadevan". Retrieved April 1, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Shankar Mahadevan interview". Retrieved July 3, 2013. 

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