Shankar Mahadevan’s son makes singing debut in Imman’s music

Music composer D Imman, known for promoting promising young talents, is at it again. This time, he has launched popular singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan’s younger son Shivam Mahadevan.

“Glad to introduce singing talent Shivam Mahadevan! Younger Son of Legendary singer/composer @Shankar_Live to tamil music fraternity! For #Jiiva starrer #Seeru Directed by Rathnasiva and Produced by Vel’s Film International! Lyric by Viveka! Praise God!” Imman tweeted.

Shankar Mahadevan has sung a number of hits in different languages and has also composed many songs as part of the trio, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. His elder son Siddharth Mahadevan is a composer and singer.

Recently, Imman also promised a singing opportunity to Thirumuthy, a visually-impaired musician. Imman had reached out to the latter after a video of him singing went viral on social media.

Shankar Mahadevan was born in Chembur, Mumbai into a Tamil family from Palakkad, Kerala. He learned Hindustani classical and Carnatic music as a child, and began playing the veena at the age of five. Mahadevan studied music under Pandit Shrinivas Khale.

He is an alumni of the school Swami Vivekananda High School and graduated in 1988 with a degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering from the Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology in Navi Mumbai, affiliated to Mumbai University, and was a software engineer for the company, Leading Edge.

After working for Leading Edge Systems (now Trigyn Technologies Limited), Shankar Mahadevan ventured into music.