|Residence||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Occupation||Film scores, Singer, Music producer, composer, Television presenter, Percussionist|
|Style||Carnatic Music, Indian Music, world Music, Film Score,|
Ishaan Dev better known as shaan is an Indian music composer, 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.
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.
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 Cafe||Malayalam||Background score|
|2010||Ringtone||Malayalam||Original soundtracks & Background score|
|2010||The Thriller||Malayalam||Background Score|
|2011||Thaazhvaarakaatu||Malayalam||Original soundtracks & Background score|
|2012||Crime story||Malayalam||Original soundtracks & Background score|
|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
|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|
|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
|Composed by Balagopal|
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|
- Best Male Singer Kannada 2011 (Mirchi Music Awards)
- Best Male upcoming Singer Kannada 2011 (Mirchi Music Awards)
- Nita, Sathyendran (13 September 2013). "Article in Hindu".
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to ishaandev.|
- Official website
- Ishaan Dev at the Internet Movie Database