Shekhar Ravjiani

Shekhar Ravjiani (born 29 November 1978) is an Indian singer, music director, record producer, and actor. He is one half of the Bollywood composing/producing duo Vishal & Shekhar, since 1999.

Shekhar Ravjiani
Ravjiani at the special screening of ‘Neerja' in 2016
Ravjiani at the special screening of ‘Neerja' in 2016
Background information
Born (1978-11-29) 29 November 1978 (age 42)
OriginBhuj, Kutch district, Gujarat, India
GenresIndian Film Music, Indian pop
Occupation(s)Music director, record producer, singer
Years active1999–present
Associated actsVishal & Shekhar

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
2020 "Tehas Nehas" Khaali Peeli
2019 "The Hook Up Song" Student of the Year 2
2018 "Lover also, Fighter also" Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India Telugu film
2016 "Kehkasha Tu Meri" Akira
2016 "Rise of Sultan" Sultan
2014 "Sharabi" Happy New Year
2014 "Meherbaan",

"Meherbaan (Reprise version)"

Bang Bang!
2014 "Zehnaseeb" Hasee Toh Phasee
2013 "Haravali Pakhare" Balak-Palak Marathi film
2012 "Ishq Wala Love", "Radha", "Vele" Student of the Year
2012 "Imported Kamariya", "Duaa", "Khudaaya" Shanghai
2012 "Aahatein (Remix)" Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu
2012 "Samay" Arjun: The Warrior Prince
2011 "Dildaara (Stand by Me)", "Bhare Naina", "Raftaarein" Ra.One
2011 "Haal-E-Dil" Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap
2011 "Wallah Re Wallah" Tees Maar Khan
2010 "Dhoop Ke Makaan Sa", "Dhoop Ke Makaan Sa" Break Ke Baad
2010 "Tumse Hi Tumse", "Tujhe Bhula Diya" Anjaana Anjaani
2010 "Bin Tere (Reprise)" I Hate Luv Storys
2009 "Yeh Zindagi Bhi" Luck by Chance
2009 "You May Be" Aladin
2008 "Jogi Mahi" Bachna Ae Haseeno
2008 "Aaj Mein Boond Hoon", "Hone Lagi" De Taali
2007 "Cash" (Theme Mix), "Zara Bachke Jee" Cash
2007 "Sajnaji" Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.
2006 "Subah Subah", "Kehna Hai Jo", "Halo Halo" I See You
2006 "Aage Peeche" Golmaal: Fun Unlimited
2006 "Aazmale" Taxi No. 9211
2005 "Cucu – Mann Dole Tann Dole" Home Delivery
2003 "Chaha Maine Chaha Bas Tujhi Ko Maine Chaha" Supari
1999 "Dil Se Mere" Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi

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.