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TDIM - Shankar Mahadevan's Birthday - 3rd Mar

Posted March 03, 2014 @ 00:29 am
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Shankar Mahadevan's Birthday

TDIM - Shankar Mahadevan's Birthday - 3rd Mar

It’s Shankar Mahadevan’s birthday today! Profession wise, he 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 has sung and composed many popular Bollywood tracks too like Desi Girl, Mitwa and Taare Zameen Par. 

 

During the phase of his career, he became a four-time winner of the National Award  for the Best Male Playback Singer and once for Best Music Director. Mahadevan also founded the Shankar Mahadevan Academy, which provided online music lessons in Indian music for students worldwide.

 

Apart from singing, Mahadevan is also 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 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. 

Here are the top five songs by Mahadevan-

 

Desi Girl

Mitwa

Maa

Maahi Ve

Vande Mataram

 

We wish this talented artiste a very Happy Birthday!

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