Aye Dil Gaye Ja

Shankar Mahadevan Academy presents ‘Aye Dil Gaye Ja’ Contest - for all the aspiring singers out there! 

Winner from each category gets a FREE PASS to SANGAM 2019 - our Annual Global Meet and a certificate from the maestro SHANKAR MAHADEVAN himself!


Kids - 8+ to 14 years
Adults - 14+ years 

Contest Highlights

  • Upload a rendition of any Hindi Movie Song of your choice. 
  • Contestants can sign up for any paid course (self-study or instructor-led) with Shankar Mahadevan Academy between 9th - 31st May 2019 to get a FREE ENTRY to the contest! Simply sign up for a course and write to us at contests@shankarmahadevanacademy.com
  • Winner gets a FREE PASS  and a CERTIFICATE from SHANKAR MAHADEVAN at SANGAM 2019. Travel & stay are NOT included.


Participating in this contest is easy!
  1. Read the Contest Highlights and Terms and Conditions for participation
  2. Register for the contest OR sing up for any course between 8th - 31st May to get a free entry
  3. Upload your recording of a Hindi Movie Song and give us a flavour of your singing!
And you're done!
Important Dates

Contest Start Date: 09 May 2019 5:00 PM IST 

Contest End Date: 31 May 2019 5:00 PM IST 

  ** Only Hindi Movie Songs (with or without karaoke track) would be considered for the contest. 

Terms & Conditions

  • Contestant should be above 8 years of age as on May 1, 2019
  • Only Hindi Movie Songs (with or without karaoke track) would be considered for the contest. Any other genre would be disqualified. 
  • The song uploaded may have a karaoke track, however, any modifications made to the singer's voice would lead to disqualification. 
  • The maximum duration of the rendition should not exceed 3 minutes.
  • File size should not exceed 15MB
  • Acceptable file format: mp3, m4a, wma, amr, wav
  • You can upload/record only a single rendition of your song for feedback. Please ensure that you upload the correct file. No requests for changing the file that is submitted initially will be entertained.
  • The participant may submit only one song per registration. Multiple songs will be considered as separate entries and the contest enrolment fees will be per entry. Each submission gives you access to feedback for one rendition only.
  • The academy is not liable for refunds
  • Any complaints related to the feedback will be addressed according to the discretion of the Academy.
  • The uploaded content will not be returned to the student and will be archived. The Academy reserves the right to use the rendition as it deems fit.
  • Anybody from anywhere in the world can apply. The Academy will not be liable for any travel, travel related issues or damages arising out of travel.
  • If the contestant has availed a free entry and has subsequently withdrawn from the course, the free entry would be disqualified.  


Adults' Category - Ramya Lakshmi
Children's Category - Rahul Anand