- Name : Shashank Powar.
- Date of birth : 7th March 1976.
- Wife / Spouse : Tanushree Powar.
- Hometown : Kolhapur.
- Current City : Mumbai.
Shashank Powar is a talented music composer of Marathi entertainment industry. Any serial, film, play, advertise or any project needs a good music in order to make it more effective and successful. That’s where Shashank runs his magic. He is not only a music composer but also an arranger and programmer as well. Soon his new film Dhingana is going to release. He started his career with Nakshatranche Dene, there he did all the new creations of legendary poets N. D. Mahanor and V. D. Karandikar. Recently he did music for shortfilm Saavat which won many awards. He handles all the genres. To mention his few projects it should be title tracks of many popular serials like Kunku, Pinjra, Fu Bai Fu, Saade Maade Teen, Shejari Shejari Pakke Shejari, Jaawai Vikat Ghene Aahe, Kulswamini, Charchaughi, Ek Mohor Abol, Girls Hostel etc. His films include Tu Hi Re (Sundara), Kho Kho, Partu, Taj Maal and many more. These and 30-35 movies more are there to his credit. Not only songs but he does background music for films too. His plays include Final Decision, Sokajirav Tangmare and Aabha which had Zee Gaurav nomination.
Shashank Powar did Saam Marathi’s logo at the time of it’s starting which was sung by Shankar Mahadevan and received huge response. He has done albums like Chandan Shela and Sangavaa. These both received best arranger and best composer awards at Zee Sagarika Non Filmy awards in approximately 2015. He is doing an upcoming album with Vaishali Samant. This album has N. D. Mahanor’s poets, Shashank’s music and Vaishali’s singing. Also Mr. Mahanor has written a book and wrote complete two chapters about Shashank in it. Other than these things Shashank has done many jingles like Mahanand Milk, Aapli Mumbai, Maharashtra Maza, E TV Marathi, etc. His recent Tata Motors Jingle for Ganpati received more than 2.7 million views on YouTube. He has received many nominations at Zee Gaurav, Zee awards, State awards, Sanskruti Kaladarpan and won many awards too.
Shashank Powar is native of Kolhapur and currently resides in Mumbai. Shashank is married to Tanushree Powar. This couple is blessed with two children, daughter Saraswati and son Malhar. His father Dinkar Powar was also music director so the musical atmosphere was there in his home since Shashank’s childhood. Shashank says that to be an artist you need to be sensible because we deal with emotions. He has done B. Com and later he did Masters in Musical studies and he is trained classical singer as well. He has learnt Piano also. He believes Chandrakant Kale and Sanjay Dabke are his godfathers in television.