Shankar Mahadevan Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More


Real NameShankar Mahadevan
ProfessionSinger, Composer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weightin Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 43 Inches
- Waist: 38 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth3 March 1967 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024) 57 Years
Birth PlaceChembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
SchoolOur Lady of Perpetual Succour High School, Chembur, Maharashtra
SIES (South Indian Education Society) College Of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sion, Maharashtra
CollegeRamrao Adik Institute of Technology, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
Educational QualificationsSoftware Engineering
DebutSinger: Breathless (1998)
TV: Ek Se Badhkar Ek (1996)
Actor: Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (2015)
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not KnownShankar Mother
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Favourite Things
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
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Sangeeta Shankar Mahadevan
Wife/SpouseSangeeta Shankar MahadevanShankar's Family (Wife & Sons)
ChildrenSons- Siddharth Mahadevan, Shivam Mahadevan

Shankar Mahadevan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shankar Mahadevan

  • 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.
  • Shankar is part of a fusion band named ‘Shakti,’ which won the Best Global Music Album award for the album ‘This Moment’ at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards in February 2024. The band includes members like John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain, V Selvaganesh, and Ganesh Rajagopalan.

    Shankar Mahadevan, along with other band members, at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards

    Shankar Mahadevan, along with other band members, at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards