Decoding Shankar by Deepti Sivan

A personality sketch of Shankar Mahadevan, which explores how the creative mind of this artist works. The Film features decisive moments that shaped his life and musical sensibilities, narrated in his own inimitable style. Through anecdotes and personal statements, it focuses on how he balances his career as a singer, music composer, teacher and family man, as also his passion for food. Decoding his melodies and songs, this is an account of his tryst with music.

Stuttgart, Germany
Seoul, Korea
Gaithersburg, USA
Madrid, Spain
Bhubaneswar; Panaji; India

Deepti Pillay Sivan is a Law graduate, who has been an actor, model, anchor and television host. She has worked as a Production Designer on documentaries for National Geographic Channel, Al Jazeera and PSBT and non-features for the Government of India. Deepti has also worked as a Programming Head for Sun TV Network, commissioning fiction and non-fiction content.

  • Cinematographers: Manoj Pillai, Anil Kumar C J
  • Editor: Sony Sasankan
  • Sound Recprdist: Ritesh Kumar
  • Music Composer: Alphonse Joseph
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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