Hariharan

Also credited as: A. Hariharan
Singer, Music Director, Artist, Lyricist
Associated With: Colonial Cousins
Born: Apr 03, 1955
 
 

Hariharan was born in Bombay on 3 April 1955 to famous Carnatic vocalists Ananthasubramani and Alamelu. His first mentor and Carnatic music teacherwas his mother. He later developed an interest in Hindustani music as well. Hariharan lost his father when he was only seven. Although he earned Bachelors degrees in both science and law, his love for the art made him pursue a career in music.

Hariharan developed an interest in singing ghazals early on and received training from Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan. He also learnt Urdu and mastered the language. In 1977, Hariharan bagged the top prize in the All India Sur Singaar competition. This paved the path for Bollywood offers and he debuted with "Ajeeb Saneha" for music director Jaidev for the film "Gaman" (1978). The song became very popular and won Hariharan the Uttar Pradesh State Award.

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Dheemi Dheemi Dheemi Dheemi
  • Album: 1947 Earth
    Singer: Hariharan
    Music Director: A.R. Rahman
    Lyricist: Javed Akhtar
    Genre: Sugam, Filmi
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    Yeh Kanya Kunwari Hai Yeh Kanya Kunwari Hai
  • Album: Aag
    Singer: Alka Yagnik, Hariharan, Sudesh Bhosle
    Music Director: Dilip Sen - Sameer Sen
    Lyricist: Sameer
    Genre: Filmi
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    Ye Khwab Sa Dekha Tha Ye Khwab Sa Dekha Tha
  • Album: Aayi Teri Yaad
    Singer: A. Hariharan
    Music Director: Jaidev
    Lyricist: Naqsh Lyallpuri
    Genre: Sugam
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    Kaare Kajrare Badra Kaare Kajrare Badra
  • Album: Amar Jyoti
    Singer: Asha Bhosle, Hariharan
    Music Director: Jaidev
    Lyricist: Naqsh Lyallpuri
    Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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    Raah-E-Muhabbat Raah-E-Wafa Se Raah-E-Muhabbat Raah-E-Wafa Se
  • Album: Amar Jyoti
    Singer: Hariharan
    Music Director: Jaidev
    Lyricist: Naqsh Lyallpuri
    Genre: Filmi
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    Most Popular Songs

    Ae Hairat-E-Aashiqi Ae Hairat-E-Aashiqi
  • Album: Guru
    Singer: Hariharan, Alka Yagnik
    Music Director: A.R. Rahman
    Lyricist: Gulzar
    Genre: Sugam
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    Yun Hi Chala Chal Raahi Yun Hi Chala Chal Raahi
  • Album: Swades
    Singer: Udit Narayan, Hariharan, Kailash Kher
    Music Director: A.R. Rahman
    Lyricist: Javed Akhtar
    Genre: Pop, Sugam, Sufi/Qawwali
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    Tu Hi Re Tu Hi Re
  • Album: Bombay
    Singer: Hariharan, Kavita Krishnamurthy
    Music Director: A.R. Rahman
    Lyricist: Mehboob Kotwal
    Genre: Sugam
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    Tum Bin Jaoon Kahan Tum Bin Jaoon Kahan
  • Album: Dil Vil Pyar Vyar
    Singer: Hariharan
    Music Director: R.D. Burman
    Lyricist: Majrooh Sultanpuri
    Genre: Filmi
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    Bahon Ke Darmiyan Bahon Ke Darmiyan
  • Album: Khamoshi - The Musical
    Singer: Hariharan, Alka Yagnik
    Music Director: Jatin - Lalit
    Lyricist: Majrooh Sultanpuri
    Genre: Filmi
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