Hariharan is one of the India’s most innovative and best-known singers quite popular in most of the Indian languages.
Hariharan began his career as a singer for Television serials like “Junoon” in Hindi and was the winner of “All India Sur Singaar Competition”. He made cinematic debut as a playback singer with “Ajeeb Sa Neha Mujh Par Guzar gaya yaaron” from”Gamam” (1978). Though the movie was a super hit and he was awarded the Uttar Pradesh State Film Award, Hariharan’s career didn’t took off as expected.
Hariharan’s major career break came through AR Rahman’s “Bombay” with the song “Tu Hire” and the year 1996 turned as the biggest milestone in his career as “Colonial Cousins”, the first fusion album became a huge rage and catapulted Hariharan to unprecedented stardom.
Hariharan is best-known for his melodious songs, some of which include “Vurike Chiluka” from “Bombay”, “Yamahanagari” from “Indra”, “Chandamama Chandamama” from “Autodriver”, “Rojave Chinni Rojave” from “Suryavansham” and “Sutiga Choodaku” from “Ishq”.