He is a part of one of the most successful trio that composes music for Indian films. He has sung in many films for music directors such as A . R . Rahman, Anu Malik etc, but incidentally, a majority of the songs sung by him in Hindi have also been composed by him. Shankar has won numerous National and Filmfare awards and nominations for his songs in movies such as ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’, ‘Taare Zameen Par’ ,’ Dil Chahta Hai’ ,’ Bunty aur Babli’ , ‘Rock On’ etc. He composed and sang ‘ De Ghuma Ke’, the theme song for the Cricket World Cup 2011. His other hit compositions include ‘Don- The Chase Begins Again’ ,’ Heyy Babyy’ ,’ Johnny Gaddar’ ,’Wake Up Sid’ , ‘My Name Is Khan ‘ ,’ Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’,’ Don -2 ‘ ,’ Mission Kashmir and many more. And he’s here, Shankar Mahadevan in Hong Kong, – Live! –
A mentor on Zee TV’s ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ and also a judge and mentor on Star Plus’s ‘ Music Ka Maha Muqabla’, Shankar has been surrounded by fame and success for years. Not limited to any style, genre or category,he has successfully teamed up and been an integral part of Bands such as ‘Remember Shakti’ , ‘Silk ‘ and ‘Mynta’. His works are not bound to Bollywood alone and he has also won the Asianet Film Award, Annual Malayalam MovieAward and the MAA Music Award for the best male playback singer for -‘Pichavecha Naal’ ,’Indumukhi Varumo’ and ‘Nee Dookudu’. His first National Film Award was for his song in ‘Kandukondain Kandukondain’. Shankar is currently involved in a music talent hunt called’ Mobi-Sur’, a mobile and Internet based talent hunt.
Shankar Mahadevan will be performing for one night only. From 7 pm at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai. Tickets available at www.hkticketing.com