|Real Name||Shankar Mahadevan|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 43 Inches
– Waist: 38 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
|Date of Birth||3 March 1967|
|Age (as in 2016)||49 Years|
|Birth Place||Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|School||Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School, Chembur, Maharashtra
SIES (South Indian Education Society) College Of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sion, Maharashtra
|College||Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Educational Qualifications||Software Engineering|
|Debut||Singer: Breathless (1998)
TV: Ek Se Badhkar Ek (1996)
Actor: Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (2015)
|Family||Father– Not Known
Mother– Not Known
|Favourite Food(s)||Spicy Green Thai Curry, Chicken With Jasmine Rice, Sweet Dishes Made Up Of Chocolates, South Indian Food|
|Favourite Singer(s)||Balamurli, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Md. Rafi|
|Favourite Restaurant(s)||Royal China, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Favourite Destination(s)||Dubai, Mauritius, San Francisco, Miami, California, Orlando|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Sangeeta Shankar Mahadevan|
|Wife/Spouse||Sangeeta Shankar Mahadevan|
2000: National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer – “Yenna Solla Pogirai” – Kandukondain Kandukondain
2007: Swaralaya-Kairali-Yesudas Award for outstanding contribution to Indian film music
2009: Asianet Film Award for Best Male Playback – “Pichavecha Naal” (Puthiya Mukham)
2009: Annual Malayalam Movie Awards (Dubai) for Best Male Singer – “Pichavecha Naal” (Puthiya Mukham)
2011: Lata Mangeshkar Award on 28 September
2011: Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Male Playback Singer – “Indhumukhi Varumo” (Holidays)
2012: MAA Music Award for Best Male Playback Singer – “Nee Dookudu” (Dookudu)
2015: Tulu Cinemotsava Awards for Best Playback Singer -Rikshaw Driver(Tulu Movie)
- Does Shankar Mahadevan smoke?: Not Known
- Does Shankar Mahadevan drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Shankar Mahadevan is a composer and a playback singer who is the part of Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy composing trio team.
- Shankar Mahadevan was born in Chembur, Mumbai into a Tamil Iyer family from Palakkad, Kerala.
- He learned Hindustani classical and Carnatic music in childhood and began playing the veena at the age of 5. He studied music under Shrinivas Khale, a Marathi composer.
- Though, being a software engineer by profession and having worked for Oracle Corporation, his penchant for music made him venture into the field of music.
- He was noted for the release of his first album Breathless in 1998.
- He can fluently sing in Tamil, Marathi, Hindi and English.
- He is a four-time winner of the National Award: three times for Best Male Playback Singer and once for Best Music Director.
- He had also tested his acting skills and debuted in the film industry with the Marathi movie Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (2015).
- He founded the Shankar Mahadevan Academy, which provides online music lessons in Indian music for students worldwide.
- He was the 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.
- His son Siddharth Mahadevan, also a singer, made his debut with the 2013 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag song “Zinda”. His youngest son, Shivam Mahadevan, also a singer made his debut in 2013 Dhoom 3 song Bande Hain Hum Uske.