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Shekhar Ravjiani (Gujarati: [ˈɕeːkʰəɾ ˈɾɑʋdʒijɑni]) is an Indian music composer and singer-songwriter. He is one half of the Bollywood composing/producing and performing music duo Vishal-Shekhar, since 1999.

Shekhar Ravjiani
Shekhar Ravjiani at the special screening of ‘Neerja’ at Light Box.jpg
Background information
Born (1978-11-29) 29 November 1978 (age 40)
OriginMumbai, Maharashtra, India
GenresIndian Film Music, Indian pop
Occupation(s)Composer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Performer,
Years active1999–present
Associated actsVishal-Shekhar

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Personal lifeEdit

Ravjiani is a Kutchi Gujarati from Jamnagar, Saurashtra, born and brought up in South Mumbai, India.[1][2][3]

CareerEdit

Ravjiani started his career by advertising. He auditioned for and was selected for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. Then he became part of the duo Vishal-Shekhar. The duo produced many Bollywood songs and they were judges at Sa Re Ga Ma Pa in 2007 and 2010. Ravjiani has sung the hit tracks "Tujhe Bhula Diya", "Bin Tere" and "Meherbaan".

Music director (Vishal & Shekhar)Edit

Awards and nominationsEdit

Following is the list of awards and nominations received by Shekhar Ravjiani alone. List of awards and nominations received by Vishal-Shekhar can be seen here.[citation needed]

Mirchi Music AwardsEdit

Year Category Recipient Result Ref.
2013 Song Recording/Sound Engineering of the Year "Titli" (from Chennai Express) Won

Filmfare AwardsEdit

Year Category Recipient Result Ref.
60th Filmfare Awards Best Male Playback Singer "Zehnaseeb " (from Hasee Toh Phasee ) Nominated [4]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Channel Co-Judges
2016-17 Dil Hai Hindustani Star Plus Karan Johar, Shalmali Kholgade, Badshah
2016 The Voice India Kids &TV Shaan, Neeti Mohan
2017 Om Shanti Om Star Bharat Kanika Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Ramdev
2018 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2018 Zee TV Wajid Khan, Sona Mohapatra

InterviewsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shah Rukh is and will always remain a family member: Shekhar Ravjiani".
  2. ^ "Bollywood playback singer & music composer Shekhar Ravjiani speaks to Tv9". YouTube. TV9 (Gujarati).
  3. ^ Trivedi, Tanvi (27 December 2012). "Not thought of acting as of now: Shekhar". The Times of India.
  4. ^ Parande, Shweta (2014-02-28). "Mirchi Music Awards 2014 winners: Shahrukh Khan, Farhan Akhtar honoured; Aashiqui 2 wins 7 trophies". India.com. Retrieved 2018-04-24.