Ishaan Dev

Ishaan Dev
Born ShanMon.S.S
Thiruvallam(Trivandrum), India
Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Film scores, Singer, Music producer, composer, Television presenter, Percussionist
Years active 2004–present
Style Carnatic Music, Indian Music, world Music, Film Score,

Ishaan Dev better known as shaan is an Indian music composer,[1] singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music programmer and stage performer in several South Indian languages. His body of work spanned across Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada . He is best known for his compositions in Malayalam cinema, Tamil and Kannada, with films such as Chintamani kola case, Sound of boot, Don, Kai, Shyloo.


Ishaan Dev, born 13 August, hails from Thiruvallam, Thiruvananthapuram Trivandrum. He started basic lessons in carnatic music under his father Shri Soman and continued the formal training with musicians Iraniyal perumal, Ambalapuzha Vijayan, Neyyatinkara Surendran and Chandrababu. He was interested in music from childhood and was highly influenced by Classical Music. Ishaan graduated in Zoology at University College, Trivandrum. That was when he paired up with famous violinist Balabhaskar to form the music band Confusion. Ishaan was the lead vocalist and percussionist in the band. The duo hit the stages in early 2000s.

Ishaan entered into Malayalam music Industry as the Associate of composing "Lajjavathiye…" (from Jayaraj'sFor the People), and also been featured in it with his humming the thematic line of the song. He worked as music producer and as well as music arranger along with Jassie Gift, ramesh narayan, Balabhaskar etc. for there films albums and jingles .He composed the song "Kaliya Visha Dhara" for a TV Commercial which received attention from director Shaji Kailas. Later Shaji Kailas selected it as the title track for his movie The Tiger.

Muzic Id Band of Ishaan Dev

[2] Ishaan's debut Kannada song from the movie Shyloo won dual awards for Best Male Playback Singer 2011 as well as best Male upcoming singer 2011 in Kannada Film Industry. The film's music director was his buddy Jassie Gift. Apart from Shyloo He has also worked in a couple of Kannada movies Munjane and Samkranthi. In Tamil his premiere movie was Elam avan seyyal in 2008 and Kai thunindavan in 2012. Recently Dev has done a strong comeback into Kollywood with a handful of Tamil Movies. Global artist Drumz Sivamani used Dev's voice for his Movie Kanithan in I viralkal song released in 2016.

Personal life

Dev Married Jeena in 2009 at Thiruvananthapuram. They have a daughter, Nainika.


Apart from his concerts and stage shows, Dev has given music to devotional albums in Malayalam.

2005 The Tiger Malayalam Theme Song
2006 Chinthamani Kolacase Malayalam Theme Song
2006 The Don Malayalam Theme Song
2007 Detective Malayalam Sreeraj S R, Ishaan Dev
2008 Sound of Boot Malayalam Original soundtracks
2009 Kerala CafeMalayalam Background score
2010 Ringtone Malayalam Original soundtracks & Background score
2010 The Thriller Malayalam Background Score
2011 Thaazhvaarakaatu Malayalam Original soundtracks & Background score
2012 Shyloo Kannada Singer
2012 Crime story Malayalam Original soundtracks & Background score
2012 Munjane Kannada
2012 Sankranthi Kannada
2012 Kai Thunindavan Tamil Original soundtracks & Background score
2015 Saaral Tamil Original soundtracks & Background score
Upcoming Dream Lock Hindi Background Score
Pattinapakkam Tamil Original soundtracks & Background score
Thiruppathi Laddu Tamil Original soundtracks & Background score
Upcoming En Aaloda Seruppa Kanom Tamil Original soundtracks & Background score
Upcoming Kathirikka Vendakka Tamil Original soundtracks & Background score

As playback singer

Year Film Language Song Notes
2004 Panchajanyam Malayalam Ponveyil Naalam Composed by Balabhaskar
2004 Shambu Malayalam Bomma Composed by Jassie Gift
2005 The Tiger Malayalam Kaliyavishadhara Debut fim as Composer
December Malayalam Alakadalin Alakalil Composed by Jassie Gift
2006 Chinthamani Kolacase Malayalam Madhava Mahadeva
The Don
2010 Ringtone Malayalam Tittle & Pathalle Pathalle
2011 Shyloo Kannada Shyloo Won Best Male Playback Singer - Mirchi Music Awards South

Won Best Male Up coming Playback Singer - Mirchi Music Awards South

Sankranti Kannada Belakilla Baalalli Composed by V Sridhar
2012 Munjane Kannada Yaaro Obba Sundari Composed by S. Narayan
2014 Medulla Oblongata Malayalam O sivane

Puss Mariya

Composed by Balagopal


Songs Notes Composer
Aaru Nee

En Nenjile

Naye Zamane ki Gana


Album Neeyariyan by Con-funsion Band Balabhaskar
Dream Girl Lyrics by Ishaan Dev jassie gift
Kaalvari Snehame Christian Devotional Song Yesudas George
Neeye Ente Aashrayam Devotional Song Music & Lyrics : Fr.Shaji Thumpechirayil
Ithramam Snehamekuvan Devotional Song Jose holybeats
Aadi Niramayanam Devotional Song -Ganesha Sthuthi Vazhamuttom Chandrababu
Mullinte Muna Folk song -Traditional lyrics Ishaan Dev
Yakshi Follk song -lyrics by Ishaan Dev Ishaan Dev
Album -Thiruvayillam Devotionls Songs -Parasurama Keerthanas Composed by Ishaan Dev
En Prema kaanthanam Yesuve Devotional Yesudas george
Chank pilarnnu pankaliyaaki Devotional Vineeth Ram


See also


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