Shekhar Ravjiani is a prominent Indian music composer, singer, and musician. He is best known as one half of the highly successful music composer duo Vishal-Shekhar, along with Vishal Dadlani. The duo has created numerous hit songs for Bollywood films and is renowned for their diverse musical styles and innovation.
Shekhar Ravjiani was born on November 29, 1978, in Mumbai, India. He started his musical journey at a young age, learning to play the harmonium and piano. He gained recognition with the album “Ishq Bina” from the film “Taal” (1999), which marked his debut as a composer. However, it was his collaboration with Vishal Dadlani that truly propelled him to fame.
Vishal-Shekhar’s music has been featured in a wide range of Hindi films spanning various genres. They are known for infusing contemporary and Western musical elements into their compositions, which has contributed to their widespread appeal. Some of their notable works include music for films like “Jhankaar Beats,” “Bachna Ae Haseeno,” “Dostana,” “Chennai Express,” “Bang Bang!” and “Sultan,” among others.
In addition to composing, Shekhar is also a gifted singer. He has lent his vocals to several of his compositions and has garnered appreciation for his singing talent.
Vishal-Shekhar’s collaborations have earned them numerous awards and accolades, cementing their position as one of the leading music composer duos in the Indian film industry. They have consistently delivered chart-topping songs that have become an integral part of Bollywood’s musical landscape.
Beginning his career, Ravjiani worked in advertising. He was chosen after his Sa Re Ga Ma Pa audition. He later joined the Vishal-Shekhar duet. Both in 2007 and 2010, the pair served as judges for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and produced numerous Bollywood songs. The popular songs “Tujhe Bhula Diya,” “Bin Tere,” and “Meherbaan” were all sung by Ravjiani.
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