Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy is an award winning Indian trio consisting of Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa, who have provided music for several Indian films.
== Quotes ==
Loy Mendonsa: Ehsaan gets very upset if it sounds remotely like anything else. Then he'll get sleepless nights. Then next morning we'll see him with dark circles
Loy Mendonsa: Technology has changed a lot and has made copying easier. People are not morally hassled by it any more. Morality has changed.
"I have to compliment Himesh. If we have 2 hits a year, he has 20 - Ehsaan", Bollywood Hungama, March 24, 2006.Shankar Mahadevan: We come from different musical backgrounds. It's our USP too. We work more like a band rather than just composers. All our compositions come out during jam sessions. I am sure we will never spilt because we understand and respect each other's creativity.
"We will never split", Hindustan Times, June 12, 2007.Loy Mendonsa: I'm often asked how we function within a trio. I tell them you must try sitting on a two-legged chair.
Ehsaan Noorani: (on R.D. Burman) He thought light years ahead of everyone else. He was very global in what he did. Even with limited technology and media coverage, RD did exemplary work.
"We do versions, not remixes", Rediff, August 14, 2002.Shankar Mahadevan: There is a very thick line between being repetitive and having your own sound. You can always re-invent yourself - think about the sounds you are using. I don't see any reason why you have to be repetitive if you have enough knowledge, enough exposure.
Shankar Mahadevan: Classical music is a great advantage you have. Be it during composing or arranging, classical music is like grammar.
"Karan Johar likes his English hooks", Rediff, August 10, 2006.
=== About Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy ===
I could not take up Dil Chahta Hai. Also, Bunty Aur Babli. But I am glad that Shankar Ehsaan and Loy were able to shine in these films. I love their work in these films.
A.R. Rahman, .
Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy are doing some nice songs.
Manna Dey, .
I am a huge fan of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy ever since I 'discovered' their music in Dil Chahta Hai. Ever since, every track of theirs was a masterpiece for me, be it Salaam-E-Ishq, Kal Ho Na Ho, Lakshya.
Akshaye Khanna, 
Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy have been great inspiration for us.
Vishal Shekhar, 
== External links ==
Shankar Mahadevan on IMDb
Ehsaan Noorani on IMDb
Loy Mendonsa on IMDb