In early life, Shankar Mahadevan was born in Chembur, India and learned Hindustani classical, Carnatic music and also ventured into playing Veena during his childhood days.
He then became a composer/playback singer and was part of the trio team Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, who won numerous music awards.
Shankar is a four-time winner of National Award and won the Best Music Director too.
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