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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 39)
Origin Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Genres Indian Film Music, Indian pop
Occupation(s) Composer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Performer,
Years active 1999–present
Associated acts Vishal-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". He is currently a judge on the show The Voice India Kids.He had also work in Neerja as jaydev. [4]

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 [5]

ReferencesEdit