Shankar Mahadevan

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Shankar Mahadevan
Shankar Mahadevan performing with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Trio at Idea Rocks India concert in Bangalore. (6 April 2013) (photo - Jim Ankan Deka)
Shankar Mahadevan at Idea Rocks India concert in Bangalore. (6 April 2013)
Background information
Born (1967-03-03) 3 March 1967 (age 47)
Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra[1]
Genres Indian music, playback singing, composer
Occupations Singer, composer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1998–present
Associated acts Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy
Website www.shankarmahadevan.com
Notable instruments
Veena

Shankar Mahadevan (born 3 March 1967 in Chembur, Mumbai, India) is an award-winning musical composer and playback singer who is part of the Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy composing trio team for many Indian films. He is a four-time winner of the National Award: three times for Best Male Playback Singer and once for Best Music Director. Mahadevan founded the Shankar Mahadevan Academy, which provides online music lessons in Indian music for students worldwide.

Early life[edit]

Mahadevan was born and raised in Chembur, a suburb of Mumbai,[1] into a Tamil Iyer family from Palakkad, Kerala.[2] He learned Hindustani classical and Carnatic music in childhood, and began playing the veena at age five. Mahadevan studied music under Shrinivas Khale, a Marathi composer, and attended Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School (OLPS) in Chembur. He subsequently attended SIES College in Sion, completing his HSC. Mahadevan graduated in 1988 with a degree in computer science and software engineering from the Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology in Navi Mumbai, affiliated to Mumbai University, and was a software engineer for Oracle.[3] His wife Sangeeta is Maharashtrian and son Siddharth Mahadevan, also a singer, made his debut on the 2013 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag song "Zinda". Now he lives in Vashi, Navi Mumbai. Mahadevan is fluent in Marathi,Malayalam,Tamil, Hindi, Urdu and English.

Career[edit]

After working for Leading Edge Systems, Mahadevan ventured into music.[4] Mahadevan was noted for the release of his first album (Breathless) in 1998. The album's title track was engineered to seem to be sung in one breath, hence its title. He later ventured into music direction and became part of the Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy trio, composing for Hindi films.

He received his first award as a playback singer in a Tamil movie, collaborating with A. R. Rahman and winning a National Film Award for Kandukondain Kandukondain. Well known in the Kodambakkam film industry, he has worked with several top composers including Rahman, Ilaiyaraaja, Deva, Yuvan Shankar Raja (for whom he has sung the maximum number of songs in Tamil), Harris Jayaraj, Vidyasagar, Mani Sharma, Devi Sri Prasad, G. V. Prakash Kumar, Vijay Antony, D. Imman, S. Thaman and others. He also made a special appearance in the visualization of the song "Thaniye" from Rhythm, which was sung by himself. In addition, Mahadevan has sung for every major hero in Tamil cinema including Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, though he is better known for the several hit songs he has delivered for contemporary stars Vijay and Ajith Kumar. His song "Manmatha Rasa" from Thiruda Thirudi was a chartbuster and remains hugely popular.

Mahadevan has sung in many films for A. R. Rahman, Anu Malik and other music directors; his songs include "Urvashi Take It Easy" from Humse Hai Muqabla (1995), "I Love You" from Auzaar (1997) and "Kay Sera Sera" from Pukar (2000). He has composed most of his Hindi songs (as part of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy), and has sung Tamil songs by a number of composers. Mahadevan has also sung in Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi (for composers including Shridhar Phadke and Ajay-Atul) and other regional languages. He was part of the fusion jazz band Silk, with Louis Banks on keyboards, Sivamani on percussion, Sridhar Parthasarathy on mridangam and Karl Peters on bass.

Mahadevan has also sung for Remember Shakti, featuring Zakir Hussain, Chandan Sharma, John McLaughlin, U. Srinivas and V. Selvaganesh. He was music director for School Chale Hum on Doordarshan and a mentor on the Zee TV musical reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009.

Mahadevan is a team captain, judge and mentor on the Star Plus musical show Music Ka Maha Muqqabla for the Shankar's Rockstars team, which won Music Ka Maha Muqqabala 2010. In 2008 and 2010 he performed at PULSE, India's second-largest intercollegiate festival, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. In March 2009 Mahadevan performed at Ragam 09, an intercollegiate cultural festival hosted by the National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NITC) in Kerala. In February 2010 he performed at Kuruksastra 10, an intercollegiate cultural festival hosted by the SASTRA University, Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu.

In March 2011 Mahadevan began the Shankar Mahadevan Academy, which offers tutorials and virtual vocal courses in Carnatic and Hindustani classical music, religious chanting, Indian folk music and Bollywood songs. He was invited by UNESCO and the US State Department to perform at the UN General Assembly hall for the finale of the International Jazz Festival on 30 April 2012. Mahadevan is a mentor on the Zee TV musical reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012.

In 2013 the singer, Ehsaan and Loy performed a well-received, five-hour benefit concert for Lok Biradari Prakalp in Nagpur. On 7 February they performed at the day-two Pro Show of Riviera 2013 (the intercollegiate cultural festival of VIT University), Mahadevan's third performance at the campus. On 17 March 2013 he performed at Ragam 13, his second appearance at the festival. He also sang Telugu songs in movies such as Attarintiki Daredi, Gabbar Singh, Dookudu, Brindavanam etc.

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards
State Film Awards
South Indian International Movie Awards
  • 2013: Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Male Playback Singer - "Akasam Ammayaithe" (Gabbar Singh)
Filmfare Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Star Screen Awards
Other awards

Filmography[edit]

As composer[edit]

As playback singer[edit]

Notable Tamil songs[edit]

Year Song Name Film Composer
1997 "Vennilave" (Sad) Minsara Kanavu A. R. Rahman
"Netru No No" V. I. P Ranjit Barot
1999 "Chittu Parakkudhu" Nilave Mugam Kaattu Ilaiyaraaja
"Sorgathil Nikka" Rajasthan Ilaiyaraaja
'"Varaha Nadhikarai" Sangamam A. R. Rahman
"Mudhalvanae" Mudhalvan A. R. Rahman
"Uppu Karuvaadu"
2000 "Endrendrum Punnagai" Alaipayuthey A. R. Rahman
"September Madham"
"Nenje Nenje" Vallarasu Deva
"Enna Solla Pogirai" Kandukondain Kandukondain A. R. Rahman
"Kattipudi Kattipudi Da" Kushi Deva
"Vaada Vaa" Appu Deva
"Aalalankiliye" Simmasanam S. A. Rajkumar
"Thinnadhae" Parthen Rasithen Bharathwaj
"Thaniye" Rhythm A. R. Rahman
"Kannal Vandu" Uyirile Kalanthathu Deva
"June July" Priyamaanavale S. A. Rajkumar
"Thenali" Thenali A. R. Rahman
2001 "Kadhal Website" Dheena Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Kuyilukku" Friends Ilaiyaraaja
"Oh Mama" Minnale Harris Jayaraj
"Kaatrodu Puyalai" Rishi Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Vela Vela" Sonnal Thaan Kaadhala Vijaya T. Rajendar
"Pookara" Citizen Deva
"Chikkimukki"
"Egyptu Rani" Narasimha Mani Sharma
"Innoru Desiya Geetham"
"Thom Karuvil Irunthom" Star A. R. Rahman
"Thalattum Kaatre" Poovellam Un Vasam Vidyasagar
"Hey Meenalochani" Vedham Vidyasagar
"Oh Anbe Anbe"
"Azhagana Chinna Devadhai" Samudhiram Sabesh-Murali
"Pineapple Vannathodu"
"Dhuryodhana" Chocklet Deva
"Vaadi Vaadi" Alli Thandha Vaanam Vidyasagar
"Aalavandhan" Aalavandhan Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
"Un Azhagukku"
"Manmadha Masam" Paarthale Paravasam A. R. Rahman
"Sarakku Vechiruken" Shahjahan Mani Sharma
"Pada Pada" Majunu Harris Jayaraj
2002 "Onne Onne" Alli Arjuna A. R. Rahman
"Dindukallu" Pammal K. Sambandam Deva
"Katta Katta" Gemini Bharathwaj
"La La Law" Thamizhan D. Imman
"Adada Nadanthu Vara" 123 Deva
"Maina Kunjo" Ezhumalai Mani Sharma
"Kalluri Padam" Kadhal Samrajyam Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Aal Thota Boopathy" Youth Mani Sharma
"Dippu Dippu" Baba A. R. Rahman
"Achuvellam" King Dhina
"Nilave" Album Karthik Raja
"Achamillai" Bagavathi Deva
"Kai Kai Vaikiraan"
"Pillayar Suzhi" Kadhal Azhivathillai Vijaya T. Rajendar
"Thappu Thanda" Villain Vidyasagar
"En Kannan" Bala Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Hey Nanbane" Mounam Pesiyadhe Yuvan Shankar Raja
"En Anbe En Anbe"
2003 "Aasai Aasai" Dhool Vidyasagar
"Aaha Enbargal" Vaseegara S. A. Rajkumar
"Kalakkuven" Dum Deva
"Kannamoochi" Jayam R. P. Patnaik
"Manasu Rendum" Kadhal Kondein Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Hey Penne" Alaudin Mani Sharma
"Ukkandha"
"Desa Kaatre" Thennavan Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Gundu Pakkara" Diwan S. A. Rajkumar
"Manmatha Rasa" Thiruda Thirudi Dhina
"Alai Adikkidhu" Alai Vidyasagar
"Paavadai" Anjaneya Mani Sharma
"Neeya Pesiyathu" Thirumalai Vidyasagar
2004 "Aasai Arasa" Engal Anna Deva
"Kokku Meenai" Kovil Harris Jayaraj
"Enna Enna" Udhaya A. R. Rahman
"Kuththu Kuththu" Kuththu Srikanth Deva
"Saithaane" Aethiree Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Ichu Thariya"
"Konjam Uravinayum" Jana Dhina
"Kaatru Enbadha" Perazhagan Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Hey Goodbye Nanba" Aaytha Ezhuthu A. R. Rahman
"Sandakozhi" Sullan Vidyasagar
"Machan Peru Madurey" Madurey Vidyasagar
"Ippadiye" Arasatchi Harris Jayaraj
"Thamizh Naatu" M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi Srikanth Deva
"Vaanam Ena" Manmadhan Yuvan Shankar Raja
2005 "Kumbida Pona Dheivam" Thirupaachi Dhina
"Va Va Va" Sachein Devi Sri Prasad
"Ah Mudhal Akku Thanada" Jithan Srikanth Deva
"Kumari" Anniyan Harris Jayaraj
"Vaa Vaa" Daas Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Maramkothiye" Anbe Aaruyire A. R. Rahman
"Thotta Power Da" Thotti Jaya Harris Jayaraj
"Achu Vellam"
"Rangola" Ghajini Harris Jayaraj
"Vaada Vaada" Sivakasi Srikanth Deva
"Thai Maasam" Majaa Vidyasagar
"Chi Chi Chi"
"Korukku Pettai" Bambara Kannaley Srikanth Deva
"Erimalai Naane" Kanda Naal Mudhal Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Merke Merke"
"Soda Bottle" Aaru Devi Sri Prasad
2006 "Undivil" Paramasivan Vidyasagar
"Paramasivane"
"Thirupathi Vandha" Thirupathi Bharathwaj
"Pooparikka" Unakkum Enakkum Devi Sri Prasad
"Maana Madurai" Thimiru Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Machakaari" Sillunu Oru Kaadhal A. R. Rahman
"Urugudhe" Veyil G. V. Prakash Kumar
"Sangu Chakkara" Thagapansamy Srikanth Deva
2007 "Mambazhamaam" Pokkiri Mani Sharma
"Eppadiyellam" Pori Dhina
"Vedhala Devadhaiye"
"Saroja Saman Nikalo" Chennai 600028" Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Karuppan Varan" Karuppusamy Kuththagaithaarar Dhina
"Vilayaadu Vilayaadu" Kireedam G. V. Prakash Kumar
"Azhagu Kutti Chellam" Satham Podathey Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Vaazhkai Enbadhu" Katradhu Thamizh Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Andru Vandhadhum" Kannamoochi Yenada Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Putham Pudhu"
"Sanjaram Seyyum"
"Jigiruthanda" Machakaaran Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Padichupathen" Polladhavan G. V. Prakash Kumar
"Indha Ooril" Vel Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Onnapola"
"Idhu Enna Maayam" Oram Po G. V. Prakash Kumar
"Vethalaiya Potendi" Billa Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Iravil Bayandhen" Vaal Natchathiram Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
"Ooi Ooi"
"Mannil Vinmeengal"
2008 "Kadhal Siluvayil" Subramaniapuram James Vasanthan
"Cinema Cinema" Kuselan G. V. Prakash Kumar
"Nimirndhu Nil" Saroja Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Hey Baby" Aegan Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Usilampatti Sandhayila" Thenavattu Srikanth Deva
"Thamizh Endral Naan" Silambattam Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Emmaiyalum" Thiruvannamalai Srikanth Deva
"Siva Siva"
2009 "Kabadi Kabadi" Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu V. Selvaganesh
"Oru Adangapidari" Siva Manasula Sakthi Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Vanga Kadal" 1977 Vidyasagar
"Yavarum Nalam" Yavarum Nalam Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
"Kaatrile Vaasame"
"Megam Pola" Ananda Thandavam G. V. Prakash Kumar
"Sambho Siva Sambho" Naadodigal Sundar C Babu
"Seene Sovu" Vedigundu Murugesan Dhina
"Naan Adicha" Vettaikaaran Vijay Antony
"Dishyum Dishyum" Kandhakottai Dhina
2010 "Apple Laptop" Jaggubhai Rafee
"Oru Sooravali" Thamizh Padam Kannan
"Aasa Machaane" Kola Kolaya Mundhirika V. Selvaganesh
"Kaattu Sirukki" Raavanan A. R. Rahman
"Thothu Ponen" Thillalangadi Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Adhikalai Pookal" Moscowin Kavery S. Thaman
"Sambhavami Yuge Yuge" Drohi V. Selvaganesh
"Oru Nila" Chikku Bukku Colonial Cousins
"Makkal Oru Puram" Virudhagiri Sundar C Babu
"Chinna Chinnankaatula" Thenmerku Paruvakaatru N. R. Raghunanthan
2011 "Vaanam Namadhe" Pathinaaru Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Nee Siricha Kondattam" Thoonga Nagaram Sundar C Babu
"Oorellam" Aadu Puli Sundar C Babu
"Valliyamma" Seedan Dhina
"Yadhumaagiye"
"Kullanari Koottam" Kullanari Koottam V. Selvaganesh
"Pachai Poove" Ra.One (Tamil) Vishal-Shekhar
"Poovulagama"
"Yaarukum Nenje"
"Yaar Ivan" Poraali Sundar C Babu
"Yaarum Ariyadha" Don 2 (Tamil) Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2012 "Saami Kutham" Kollaikaran A. L. Johan
"Kandha Kaara Vada" Saguni G. V. Prakash Kumar
"Ringa Ringa Radio" Mirattal Pravin Mani
"I am a Kuthu Dancer" Podaa Podi Dharan
"Unnai Kaanadhu" Vishwaroopam Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2013 "Annayin Karuvil" Haridas Vijay Antony
"Vaale Vaale" Singam II Devi Sri Prasad
"Thalakaal" Pattathu Yaanai S. Thaman
"Adadada Arrambame" Arrambam Yuvan Shankar Raja
2014 "Paatu Onnu" Jilla D. Imman
"Odi Odi" Damaal Dumeel S. Thaman
"Neethaane" Thegidi Nivas K. Prasanna
"Paalam" " Kaththi" Anirudh }

Notable Kannada Songs[edit]

Year Film Song Name Co- Singer Composer Lyricist
2001 Gramadevathe “Om Namah Shivaya” Nithyasree Mahadevan Dina (HP) R N Jayagopal
Sri Manjunatha “Om Mahapraana Deepam” Hamsalekha Sri Vedavyas
Super Star “Thagole” Hamsalekha Hamsalekha
2002 Appu “Jolly Go Jolly Go” Gurukiran Hamsalekha
Dhumm “Savvaligu” Gurukiran V Nagendra Prasad
Ninagoskara “Ninagoskara” Chaithanya Ramesh Rao
One Two Three “Bandalo Rubber Bombe” Anuradha Sriram Deva K Kalyan
2003 Abhi “Bittaku Guru” Chethan, Gurukiran V Nagendra Prasad
Chigurida Kanasu “Singaara Thene” V Manohar V Manohar
Chigurida Kanasu “Bangaara Thene” Nanditha V Manohar V Manohar
Don “Kaveri Kandanu” Sadhu Kokila K Kalyan
Excuse Me “Preethige Janma” R P Patnayak V Nagendra Prasad
Game “Thaka Dhimi Thaka Dhimi” Babji-Sandeep K Kalyan
Gokarna “Baaro Baaro” Gurukiran Kaviraj, Upendra
Nandhi “Nakara” Gurukiran V. Nagendra Prasad
Preetisle Beku “Preetisale Beku” Chaithanya K Kalyan
Rowdy Aliya “Ivalu Pase Nodu Isa” Various K Kalyan
2004 Bidalaare “Angaiyya Lingayya” K M Indra K M Indra
Monalisa “Chori Chori” Kalpana Valisha-Sandeep K Kalyan
Rowdy Aliya “Jai Jai Shankari Jaya Banashankari” Manjula Gururaj Various K Kalyan
Veera Kannadiga “Jeeva Kannada” Chakri V Nagendra Prasad
Y2K “Udaaysu Neenu Jamaaysu Neenu” Sadhu Kokila Nagendra Prasad
2005 7 O' Clock “Kannige Kaanada Preethi” M S Madhukar K. Kalyan
Chappale “Chappale Thatu Thatutha” R P Patnayak Kaviraj
Gowramma “Kolthalallappo” S A Rajkumar Upendra
Jogi “Ello Jogappa” Sunitha Gurukiran Prem
Nammanna “Hodi Hodi Jatka Gaadi” Anuradha Sriram Gurukiran Sriranga
Raakshasa “Reelu Illi Helodella Reelu” Sadhu Kokila Kaviraj
Ramya Chaitrakala “Nee Hodi Dooraka” Pallavi MD, Sangeetha Katti Nanditha, Sandeep Shivarjun
Shri “Maniye Maniye” Valeesha-Sandeep V Manohar
Shriram “Yella Neene Thaaye” Gurukiran V Nagendra Prasad
Siddhu “Nachu Nachu” KS. Chithra R P Patnayak Kaviraj
Thandege Thakka Maga “Dum Dum Dama Dama” S A Rajkumar V Nagendra Prasad
Uppi Daada MBBS “Gadi Bidi” R P Patnayak V Nagendra Prasad
Veera Kannadiga “Addadalli Kingu” Chakri Hamsalekha
Vishnu Sena “O Deva Neenilli” Deva Aadarsha
2006 Ajay “Rama Anta Krishna Anta” Hamsalekha Mani Sharma
Ambi “Yede Halu” V Nagendra Prasad V Nagendra Prasad
Datta “Baare Baare” Malathi R P Patnayak V Nagendra Prasad
Gandugali Kumararama “Kumara Rama” Gurukiran Shyamsundar Kulakarni
Gopi “Dum Dum Dolu” K Kalyan K Kalyan
Hatavadi “Yaru Yaru” Ashwath C, Jayashree B V.Ravichandran V.Ravichandran
Hubli “Kannada Naadina” A R Hemanth Padma Hemanth
Mohini 9886788888 “Jwala Mukhiya Haage” Ratnmala Hamsalekha Hamsalekha
Neenello Naanalle “Sankraanti” Ramesh Krishna Kaviraj
Ravi Shastry “Vesha Vesha” Rajesh Ramnath V Nagendra Prasad
Sevanti Sevanti “Nodavalandara” S A Rajkumar *JANAPADA*
Shriram “Yella Neene Thaaye” Gurukiran V Nagendra Prasad
Thayiya Madilu “Aparanji” Shreya Ghoshal S A Rajkumar S Narayan
2007 Baba “Surya Chandra” Arjun V. Nagendra Prasad
Bhupathi “Se Se Se Nanna” Shamitha Malnad V. Harikrishna Nagendra Prasad
Brindavana “Thangali” Hemanth Kumar, Kailash Kher, Karthik, V Harikrishna Nagendra Prasad
Ee Preethi Yeke Bhoomi Melide “Baarayya Baarayya” Supriya Acharya R P Patnayak Prem (sulle)
Ekangi “Banna Bannada Loka” V.Ravichandran V.Ravichandran
Gaja “Aitalakadi” Shamita Malnad V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
Geleya “Chaangu Bala Chaangure” Mano Murthy V Nagendra Prasad
Gooli “Deelige Deelu” KS. Chithra, Sathya P, Sudeep Anoop Seelin (HP) P Sathya
Gopi “Maleyu Ide” K Kalyan K Kalyan
Hatavadi “Ata Udugatavo” V.Ravichandran V.Ravichandran
Parodi “Cool Drinks” Rajesh Ramanath Sriranga
Ravi Shastry “Vesha Vesha Remix” Rajesh Ramnath V Nagendra Prasad
Ugaadi “Dhin Dhinak Diri Nakdithom” R P Patnayak Kaviraj
2008 Aathmeeya “Aa Bili Bili Modana” Manoj George K. Kalyan
Arjun “Hey Kanaka” Shamitha Malnad V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
Baaji “Vandemaataram” Shankar Gr un-known
Dheena “Dhool Dheena Dhool” Arjun Arjun un-known
Ee Preethi Yeke Bhoomi Melide “Sulle Sullu” Kailash Kher R P Patnayak Sudarshan
Hatavadi “Banna Bannatha Loka” V.Ravichandran Shree Chandru (yaaru)
Indra “Daari Bidi” V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
Meghave Meghave “Aa Surya Bandaga” V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
Meravanige “Endendu Active Aagi” V Manohar Kaviraj
Neene Neene “Mobile Mobile” Srimurali Hrudaya Shiva
Nimma Shankarnag “Huttodu Nija Saayodu Nija” KM. Indra KM. Indra
Paramesha Panwala “Madaraasu Aisa” V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
Patre Loves Padma “Novina Butti” Arjun Chandrashekar Srivasthav
Sathya In Love “Banda Kole Basava” Gurukiran Malavalli Saikrishna
Shivamani “Shivamani” Veer Samarth Sri Ranga
Varasdhara “Aa Nondavaranu” Rajesh Ramanath Sandeep
2009 Aathmeeya “Aa Bili Bili Modana” Manoj George K. Kalyan
Abhimaani “Antaralada” Govindegowda Dharma Teja
Birugaali “Machchi Sachchi” Arjun Shivananje Gowda
Chamkaisi Chindi Udaisi “Color Color Duniya” Vidyalakshmi P B Balaji V Nagendra Prasad
Cheluvina Chilipili “Ee Prashnavu” Mickey J Meyer S. Narayan
College College “Sunday Bazaaru” Manjula Gururaj Gandhidas V Nagendra Prasad
Devaru Kotta Thangi “Devaru Kotta Thangi” KS. Chithra, Hamsalekha Hamsalekha
Gang Leader “3 Chintamani” Anuradha, Abhiman Kaviraj
Hrudayadi Idenidu “Thampaada Gaali” Dharmaprakash Dharmaprakash
Kabbaddi “Toltede” Lakshmi Narayan Hamsalekha Hamsalekha
Kalakaar “Aaya Aaya Superstar” Giridhar Diwan (HP) Kaviraj
Ninagagi Kadiruve “Rampam Pam” Robin Gurung V V Gopal
Preethse Preethse “Urige Baare” Sunitha Anoop Seelin V Nagendra Prasad
Priyaa My Darling “Sariyeno Srimadhava” Gandharva Gandharva
Raj - The Showman “Muttu Raaja Kaalitta” V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
Sihigaali “Ranne Ranne” Balaji GR. Shankar V Nagendra Prasad
Veera Madakari “Dummare Dumma” Akanksha Badami, Sunitha M. M. Keeravani Shridhar
2010 Appu And Pappu “Anjani Anjaneya” Hamsalekha Hamsalekha
Boss “Muttatheeni Thattatheeni” Shamita Malnad, V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
Ee Sanje “Hrudayaana Kelu” Jai Shiva Srinivasa
Hori “Ee Beauty Bhoomi” Malgudi Shuba Renukumar un-known
Mylari “Jaginakka Jaginakka” Gurukiran Kaviraj
Nanjanagoodu Nanjunda “Yelu Bannada Chitte” Anuradha Sriram Ravichandran V. Nagendra Prasad
Neneyuve Ninna “Chendulla Cheluve” KS. Chithra C.R.Bobby MD Hasham
Ninagagi Kadiruve “Rampam Pam Remix” Robin Gurung V V Gopal
Taare “Ragarangina Sangeetha” Pallavi MD Dodda Range Gowda CR. Bobby
Vaa Re Vaa “Aathmeeya Manase” Avinash-Vishwajith Sudhir Atthavar
Veera Parampare “Yethathlo Maaya” S Narayan S Narayan
2011 Boss “Ninthare Naanu” V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
Galla “Juteagro Juteagro” Anoop Seelin un-known
Hudugaru “Shambo Shiva Shambo” V. Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
Ishta “Kshame Endharenu” Indrani Chabria M Sanjeev / Indrani Chabria
Kalla Malla Sulla “Elliruve Khushboo” Alex Paul Kaviraj
Olave Mandhara “Janapadada Kann Marave” Deva K V Raju
Only Vishnuvardhana “Nam Routealli” Anuradha Bhat, Vijay Prakash V. Harikrishna Yogaraj Bhat
Premachandrama “Ondaanondhu” Karthik V Harikrishna Kaviraj
Prince “Karnataka Bumper” V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
Saarathee “Kai Mugidhu Yeru” V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
Veera Parampare “Nanna Mannidu” S Narayan S Narayan
Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga “Vakrathunda Mahakaya” Madhu Balakrishnan, Priya Himesh V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
2012 Bangari “Jai Mande Madesha” A M Neel Kaviraj
Jataayu “Kabbaddi Kabbaddi” Vinay Chandra
Jogaiah “Gangeye Avana” Various Artists V Harikrishna Prem
Prem Adda “Adda Boys” V Harikrishna Thushar Ranganath
Rambo “Jaya Jaya Jackettu” Shamita Malnad Arjun Janya Kaviraj
Saarathee “Kittappa Kittapa” Shamita Malnad V Harikrishna V Nagendra Prasad
2013 Andar Baahar “Koneye Irada” Vijay Prakash Jayanth Kaikini
Bhajarangi “Jai Bhajarangi” Arjun Janya V. Nagendra Prasad
Chaddi Dosth “Avlu Nakku Bitre” Chaddi Dosth Santu Alemari
Dilwala “Jadhu” Shreya Ghoshal Arjun Janya Ananda Priya
Parari “Parari” Anoop Seelin -
Raja Huli “Om Hindu Guruthu” Hamsalekha Hamsalekha
2014 Ulidavaru Kandanthe "Kanna Muchhe" Vani Harikrishna B Ajaneesh Loknath Rakshit Shetty
Agraja “Big Boss” Sunitha Upadrashta Thangali Nagaraj Nandhan Raj
Agraja “Big Boss” Thangali Nagaraj Nandhan Raj
Gajakessari “Kannada Siri” Shreya Ghoshal V.Harikrishna K. Kalyan
Maanikya “Jeeva Jeeva” Arjun Janya K. Kalyan
Maanikya “Belake Belake” Arjun Janya K. Kalyan

Discography[edit]

  • Breathless* Nine: Explores nine moods, one in each song* Nandagopalam==References==
  1. ^ a b Puri, Amit (21 October 2002). "Nerd who started at 5 and still not Breathless". Tribune India. Archived from the original on 10 March 2007. Retrieved 20 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "I am a Malayali grew up in Mumbai. Shankar Mahadevan's Interview with John Brittas on Kairali TV". 
  3. ^ "Shankar". Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Yasir (6 November 2003). "Striking the right note... for his supper". The Hindu. Retrieved 20 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "Swaralaya Kairali Yesudas Award". Thiraseela.com. 
  6. ^ "Critics award: 'Gaddama' adjudged best film". Indian Express. 2011-02-26. Retrieved 2012-02-29. 
==External links== * Official website* Shankar Mahadevan Academy* Shankar Mahadevan at the Internet Movie Database