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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Singer

Dheemi Dheemi Dheemi Dheemi
Album: 1947 Earth
Singer: Hariharan
Music Director: A.R. Rahman
Lyricist: Javed Akhtar
Genre: Sugam, Filmi
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Album Category: Hindi, Film
 
Teri Yeh Bindiya Teri Yeh Bindiya
 
Album: 2001: Do Hazaar Ek
Singer: Hariharan, Preeti Uttam
Music Director: Anand Raj Anand
Lyricist: Dev Kohli
Genre: Filmi
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Main Tera Majnu Main Tera Majnu
Album: Aag
Singer: Alka Yagnik, Hariharan, Sudesh Bhosle
Music Director: Dilip Sen - Sameer Sen
Lyricist: Sameer
Genre: Filmi, Pop
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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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Ab Toot Girengi Zanjeeren Ab Toot Girengi Zanjeeren
Album: Aagaman
Singer: Hariharan
Music Director: Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan
Lyricist: Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Genre: Ghazal
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Most Popular Songs

Dheemi Dheemi Dheemi Dheemi
Album: 1947 Earth
Singer: Hariharan
Music Director: A.R. Rahman
Lyricist: Javed Akhtar
Genre: Sugam, Filmi
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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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Album Category: Hindi, Non Film
 
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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