Music composer and singer, Siddharth Mahadevan, is the son of a very acclaimed music composer and singer,
Shankar Mahadevan (a part of Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy). Siddharth was born on 3 March, 1967.
In the year 2013, singer Siddharth Mahadevan sang the song "
Malang" in the film ‘
Dhoom 3’, along with
Shilpa Rao, which became a super hit. In the same film, his youngest brother,
Shivam Mahadevan, who was just 12 years old then, had sung another track called ‘Bande Hain Hum Uske’ with co-singer, Anish Sharma. Both the brothers got a break under the music composer, Pritam. In the same year, another movie had released before ‘Dhoom 3’, which became the most talkative movie for vocal rendition in Bollywood. The track of ‘
Zinda’ and the title song ’Bhag Milka Bhag’ were very much appreciated by critics. He won the R.D. Burman trophy from Filmfare.
It is said that in the year 2006, he sang the title song of ‘
Bunty Aur Babli’, with Shankar Mahadevan,
Sukhwinder Singh, and
Jaspinder Narula. Hence, this was his debut song in Bollywood. In 2013, he repeatedly featured his songs in many successful films. He gave his best vocals in a track called "Dhuaan", from the film ‘D-Day’. His song, "Hulla Re", is another successful song from the movie, ‘Two States’, that fetched Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy the best musical trophy from Filmfare.
The success of ‘Two States’ also gave him chances to sing in movies like ‘
Katti Batti’ and ‘
Happy New Year’. Besides singing songs in Hindi, he has given his vocals for Telugu, Marathi, and even Tamil films. In the year 2012, he made his debut as a music composer in a Marathi film, 'Swapna Tujhe Ni Majhe'. Later, he provided musical scores for movies like ‘Perfect Girl’, and worked as a co-music director for the Marathi movie, ‘Welcome Zindagi'.