Hariharan

Also credited as: A. Hariharan
Singer, Music Director, Artist
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 Khwaab Sa Dekha Tha Ye Khwaab Sa Dekha Tha
  • Album: Aayi Teri Yaad
    Singer: A. Hariharan
    Music Director: Jaidev
    Lyricist: Naqsh Lyallpuri
    Genre: Sugam
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    Kare Kajrare Badra Kare Kajrare Badra
     
  • Album: Amar Jyoti
    Singer: Asha Bhosle, Hariharan
    Music Director: Jaidev
    Lyricist: Naqsh Lyallpuri
    Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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    Rahe Mohabbat Rahe Mohabbat
     
  • Album: Amar Jyoti
    Singer: Hariharan
    Music Director: Jaidev
    Lyricist: Naqsh Lyallpuri
    Genre: Filmi
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    Most Popular Songs

    Aks Chehre Pe Aftab Ka Hai Aks Chehre Pe Aftab Ka Hai
  • Album: Gulfam
    Singer: Hariharan
    Music Director: Jolly Mukherjee
    Lyricist: Tahir Faraz
    Genre: Ghazal
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    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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    Chhod Aaye Hum Woh Galiyan Chhod Aaye Hum Woh Galiyan
  • Album: Maachis
    Singer: Hariharan, Suresh Wadkar, Vinod Sehgal, KK
    Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
    Lyricist: Gulzar
    Genre: Filmi, Sugam, Pop
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    Sa Ni Dha Pa Sa Ni Dha Pa
  • Album: Colonial Cousins
    Singer: Hariharan, Leslie Lewis
    Music Director: Hariharan, Leslie Lewis
    Lyricist: Leslie Lewis, Rajesh Johri
    Artist: Colonial Cousins
    Genre: Sugam, Pop
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    Album Category: English, Non Film
     
    Ajeeb Saaneha Mujh Par Guzar Gaya Ajeeb Saaneha Mujh Par Guzar Gaya
  • Album: Gaman
    Singer: Hariharan
    Music Director: Jaidev
    Lyricist: Shahryar
    Genre: Ghazal
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