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Name: Hariharan
DOB: April 3,1955
Birth Place: Kerala, India
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Became a thorough professional with the movie (1970).

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1.75 m

Full Biography of Singer Hariharan

Hariharan born 3 April 1955 is an Indian playback singer who has sung for Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Bhojpuri and Telugu films, an established ghazal singer, and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music. His melody is strongly appreciated by the film fraternity. In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India and is a two-time National Award winner.


Hariharan, associating with Leslie Lewis, formed Colonial Cousins, a two-member band. They have cut many private music albums and also scored music for few feature films in Tamil cinema and Bollywood cinema.


Born in Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram)to a Tamil speaking Iyer family, he grew up in Mumbai and has bachelor degrees in science and law. He did his collegiate studies from S.I.E.S. College. The son of renowned Carnatic vocalists, Shrimati Alamelu and the late H.A.S. Mani (full name:Anantha Subramani Iyer), he inherited his parents\' musical talents.

Alamelu was Hariharan\'s first guru (mentor). From her, he picked up Carnatic music skills. He was also exposed to Hindustani music from a young age. In his teens, inspired by the songs of Mehdi Hassan and Jagjit Singh, Hariharan developed a passion for ghazals and started training in Hindustani music from Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan. He used to put in thirteen hours of singing practice everyday.


At the start of his career, Hariharan did the concert circuit and also performed on TV. He sang for a number of TV serials (e.g., Junoon). In 1977, he bagged the top prize in the \"All India Sur Singaar Competition\" and was promptly signed on by the late music director Jaidev to sing for his new Hindi film Gaman (1978). His debut song \"Ajeeb Sa neha Mujh Par Guzar gaya yaaron\" in that movie became such a hit that it won him an Uttar Pradesh State Film Award, as well as a National Award nomination.


Hariharan entered the world of Tamil films in 1992 introduced by debutant music director A.R. Rahman with the patriotic song \"Thamizha Thamizha\" in Maniratnam\'s film Roja. He was judged best male playback singer in the 1995 Tamil Nadu State Government Film Awards for his soulful rendition of the song \"Uyire Uyire\" also by music director A.R Rahman in Maniratnam\'s Bombay (Hariharan sang the song with K.S. Chithra).


Hariharan has been one of the most trusted singers of Rahman and has sung many songs for him in long list of movies that includes Muthu, Minsara Kanavu, Jeans, Indian, Mudhalvan, Taal, Rangeela, Indira, Iruvar, Anbe Aaruyire, Kangalal Kaithu Sei, Sivaji, Alaipayuthey, Kannathil Muthamittal, Guru, Enthiran etc. In 1998, Hariharan won the national award for the best playback singer for the soulful rendition of the song \"Mere Dushman Mere Bhai\" from the Hindi movie Border, composed by Anu Malik. Hariharan got another National Award for the Marathi song \"Jiv Rangla\" from Jogwa, set to tune by Ajay Atul in the year 2009.


He has sung more than 500 Tamil songs and nearly 200 Hindi songs. He has also sung hundreds of songs in Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Bengali languages.

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