Shankar Mahadevan Birthday: When it comes to Shankar Mahadevan, the name of Breathless comes first on the tongue. A song for which he held his breath for 3 minutes. The situation was that whoever heard this song was surprised. This song made Shankar Mahadevan a superstar. However, there are many such arrows in his quiver, which touch the heart. He has sung many such songs, whose heat is different.
Giants have also praised
Born on March 3, 1967 in Chembur, Mumbai, Shankar Mahadevan is not dependent on any identity today. You will be surprised to know that veterans like Ustad Zakir Hussain, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Pandit Jasraj and Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma are also admirers of Shankar Mahadevan’s songs and have openly praised him. On the other hand, Kishori Amonkar had invited Shankar Mahadevan to her house and asked him to sing the song ‘Maa’ from the film Taare Zameen Par.
Was inclined towards music since childhood
Shankar Mahadevan’s early studies took place in Mumbai only. After this he did electrical engineering, but since childhood he was inclined towards music, which remained intact even when he grew up. This passion came in handy for Shankar and he continued to get success.
‘Breathless’ brought recognition
In 1998, Shankar Mahadevan’s debut album Breathless came, with which he started his career. He sang this song holding his breath for three minutes, in which even his life was saved. After getting success, he along with his two friends Ehsaan and Loy formed a group and gave a new place to music.
Won the National Award four times
Shankar Mahadevan started an online academy in the year 2011 under his own name, through which he teaches music to students from all over the world. He sang with AR Rahman in the Tamil film ‘Kandokandani-Kandokandani’, for which he received the first National Award. Please tell that he has won the National Award four times, the Best Male Playback Singer Award thrice and the Best Music Director Award once. Shankar Mahadevan has no break even in singing item songs. Kajrare-Kajrare is an example of this. At the same time, the theme song of the 2011 Cricket World Cup was also composed by Shankar Mahadevan along with his two friends Ahsan and Loy.