Raman Mahadevan

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Raman Mahadevan
Origin Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Genres Playback singer
Jingles
Soundtracks
Occupation(s) Singer/music composer
Years active 2003–present

Raman Mahadevan is an Indian playback singer, known for his Bollywood songs. He released an indipop album, Ramanasia, in 2007.

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 Prasanna Warrier and later from Girija Shesu. He also learnt tabla from guru Palash Bordoloi. Apart from advertising jingles for Frito Lays, Pepsi, and Mirinda, he has also sung title song for "Aap Ki Kachehri" and also 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 and was featured in the song Tere Liye, composed by Saikat-Shankar, released in June 2009.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Raman is not related to Shankar Mahadevan,[2] with whom he performed at the cultural fest of NIT Calicut, Ragam 13 and in Yuva Dasara 2012 and 2014.

Filmography[edit]

Year Movie Language Song Composer
2007 Heyy Babyy Hindi "Heyy Babyy" Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy
2007 Johnny Gaddaar 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 Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam 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" G. V. 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
2014 Happy New Year Tamil, Telugu "Indiawaale" Vishal–Shekhar
2014 Happy New Year Tamil, Telugu "Chammiya Style" Vishal–Shekhar
2015 Kaakan Marathi "Kaakan Reprise" Ajay Singha Miko
2015 Katti Batti Hindi "Jaago Mohan Pyaare" Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2015 The Perfect Girl Hindi "Khulne Lagi Zindagi" Soumil, Siddharth
2016 Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara Hindi "Dil Ke Rahi" Ajay Singha

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
2013 Bollywood Unwind Hindi "Tu Hi Re" Reproduced by Ajay Singha Miko, Originally Composed by AR Rahman
2015 Bollywood Unwind 2 Hindi "Baahon Ke Darmiyaan" Reproduced by Ajay Singha Miko, Originally Composed by Jatin-Lalit

AD/Jingles[edit]

Product Composer Singer
Pepsi Amar Mangrulkar Raman Mahadevan
Mirinda Amar Mangrulkar Raman Mahadevan
Lays Anand Ranganath Raman Mahadevan
Haywards Amartya Rahut Raman Mahadevan
Mumbai Indians Theme Tapas Relia Raman Mahadevan, Vijay Prakash, Rishikesh Kamerkar
Mumbai Indians Theme-2 Tapas Relia, track reproduced by Ehsaan-Loy Raman Mahadevan, Kshitij Wagh, Rajiv Sundaresan, Shreekumar Va
Mumbai Indians Theme-3 Tapas Relia, track reproduced by Mikey McLeary Raman Mahadevan

References[edit]

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

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