Shekhar Ravjiani

Shekhar Ravjiani is an Indian singer, music director, record producer and actor. He is one half of the Bollywood composing/producing duo Vishal–Shekhar, since 1999.

Sheykhar Ravjiani
Ravjiani at the special screening of Neerja in 2016
Ravjiani at the special screening of Neerja in 2016
Background information
OriginBhuj, Kutch district, Gujarat, India
GenresIndian Film Music, Indian pop
Occupation(s)Music director, record producer, singer, actor
Years active1999–present

Personal lifeEdit

Ravjiani was born in a Kutchi family. He lives in South Mumbai with his wife Chhaya and daughter Bipasha.[1]

CareerEdit

Ravjiani started his career by advertising. He auditioned for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and was selected. Then he became a 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".

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
2016 Neerja Jaideep Hindi Nominated – Stardust Awards for Superstar of Tomorrow

Music Director (Vishal and Shekhar)Edit

As SingerEdit

Year Song Film Notes Co Singers
2022 "Alcoholia" Vikram Vedha Vishal Dadlani, Snigdhajit Bhowmik, Ananya Chakraborty
"O Sahiba" Vishal Dadlani
"Firecracker" Jayeshbhai Jordaar Vishal Dadlani
"Firecracker (English)"
"Dheere Dheere Sheekh Jaunga" Priya Saraiya
"Dil Ki Gali" Katyayni
2021 "Chehre - Title Track" (Reprise) Chehre
2020 "Tehas Nehas" Khaali Peeli Prakriti Kakar
2019 "The Hook Up Song" Student of the Year 2 Neha Kakkar
2018 "Lover also, Fighter also" Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India Telugu film
2016 "Kehkasha Tu Meri" Akira
"Rise of Sultan" Sultan
"Gehra Ishq" Neerja Composed by Vishal Khurana Farhan Sabri, Shadaab Faridi
2014 "Sharabi" Happy New Year Manj Musik, Nindy Kaur, Vishal Dadlani
"Meherbaan", Bang Bang! Ash King, Shilpa Rao
"Meherbaan (Reprise)
"Zehnaseeb" Hasee Toh Phasee Chinmayi
2013 "Haravali Pakhare" Balak-Palak Marathi film
2012 "Ishq Wala Love" Student of the Year Salim Merchant, Neeti Mohan
"Radha" Shreya Ghoshal, Udit Narayan, Vishal Dadlani
"Vele" Vishal Dadlani
"Imported Kamariya" Shanghai Richa Sharma, Vishal Dadlani
"Duaa" Nandini Srikar, Arijit Singh
"Khudaaya" Raja Hasan, DJ Kiran
"Aahatein (Remix)" Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu Composed by Amit Trivedi
"Samay" Arjun: The Warrior Prince
2011 "Dildaara (Stand by Me)" Ra.One Shafqat Amanat Ali, Clinton Cerejo, Vishal Dadlani
"Bhare Naina" Nandini Srikar, Vishal Dadlani
"Raftaarein" Vishal Dadlani, Jolly Mukherjee
2010 "Wallah Re Wallah" Tees Maar Khan Shreya Ghoshal, Kamal Khan, Raja Hasan
"Dhoop Ke Makaan" Break Ke Baad Sunidhi Chauhan, Caralisa Monteiro
"Dhoop Ke Makaan (Acoustic)" Sunidhi Chauhan
"Tumse Hi Tumse" Anjaana Anjaani Caralisa Monteiro
"Tujhe Bhula Diya" Mohit Chauhan, Shruti Pathak
"Bin Tere (Reprise)" I Hate Luv Storys
2009 "Yeh Zindagi Bhi" Luck by Chance
"You May Be" Aladin
2008 "Jogi Mahi" Bachna Ae Haseeno Sukhwinder Singh, Himani Kapoor
"Aaj Mein Boond Hoon" De Taali
"Hone Lagi"
2007 "Cash (Theme Mix)" Cash
"Zara Bachke Jee"
"Sajnaji" Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.
2006 "Subah Subah" I See You
"Kehna Hai Jo"
"Halo Halo"
"Aage Peeche" Golmaal: Fun Unlimited
"Aazmale" Taxi No. 9211
2005 "Cucu – Mann Dole Tann Dole" Home Delivery
2003 "Chaha Maine Chaha Bas Tujhi Ko Maine Chaha" Supari
2001 "Churaya Churaya" Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein
"Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein" Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai
1999 "Dil Se Mere" Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi

As a LyricistEdit

  • Anjaana Anjaani (2010) - "Aas Pas Khuda", "Aas Pas Khuda (Reprise)" (Along with Vishal Dadlani)
  • Ra one (2011) - "Chamak Chalo", "Chamak Chalo (International)" (Along with Vishal Dadlani, Niranjan Iyengar)

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 [2]

Stardust AwardsEdit

Year Category Recipient Result Ref.
Stardust Awards Superstar of Tomorrow Neerja Nominated

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Channel Co-Judges
2007 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 Zee TV Himesh Reshammiya, Ismail Darbar, Bappi Lahiri, Vishal Dadlani
2008 Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar Star Plus Vishal Dadlani, Farah Khan
2010 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar Zee TV Vishal Dadlani, Sajid–Wajid, Daler Mehndi
2013 Indian Idol Junior Sony TV Vishal Dadlani, Shreya Ghoshal
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, Baba Ramdev
2018 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2018 Zee TV Wajid Khan, Sona Mohapatra / Richa Sharma

InterviewsEdit

Interview with Shekhar Ravjiani by HKYantoYan.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shah Rukh is and will always remain a family member: Shekhar Ravjiani - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  2. ^ Parande, Shweta (28 February 2014). "Mirchi Music Awards 2014 winners: Shahrukh Khan, Farhan Akhtar honoured; Aashiqui 2 wins 7 trophies". India.com. Retrieved 24 April 2018.