Hariharan (singer)

Hariharan (born 3 April 1955) is an Indian playback and ghazal singer, whose songs have been featured mainly in Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Bhojpuri and Telugu films. He is an established ghazal singer and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music. In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India[1] and is a two-time National Award winner.

Hariharan, associating with Lesle 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.

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Hariharan in February 2014
Background information
Birth nameHariharan Anantha Subramani
Born3 April 1955 (age 64)
Bombay, Bombay State, India
GenresGhazal, Indian devotional songs, Indian classical music
Occupation(s)Playback singer
Years active1977–present
Associated actsColonial Cousins, Lesle Lewis, Gulshan Kumar
Websitesingerhariharan.com

Early life

Hariharan was born in Bombay now known as Mumbai. He has bachelor's degrees in science and law. He is fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam and Tamil. 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 ), 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, 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 every day.

Career

Film career

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Hariharan performing at A R Rahman's concert, Sydney (2010)

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 won 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.[2]

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.[3] 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, Dasavathaaram, 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.[4]

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 , Bengali and Odia languages.

Hariharan has acted in a Tamil film with Kushboo, Power of Women (2005), and played cameo roles in the Tamil film Boys and the Malayalam film Millennium Stars.

Ghazals

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Hariharan at a concert in Thiruvananthapuram

Hariharan is one of the foremost Indian ghazal singers and composers with more than thirty albums to his credit.[5] In his early career, he cut several successful ghazal albums, writing most of the scores himself. One of Hariharan's first ghazal albums was Aabshar-e-Ghazal with Asha Bhosle, which went gold in sales.[5]

Another outstanding ghazal album was Gulfam, which not only hit double platinum in sales but also fetched Hariharan the Diva Award for the Best Album of the Year in 1995.[5]

The other major ghazal albums by him are Hazir (1992), Jashn (1996), Halka Nasha (1996), Paigham (1997), Kaash (2000), and Lahore Ke Rang Hari Ke Sang (2005).[5] His live concert recordings, Hariharan in Concert (1990), Saptarishi (1996) and Swar Utsav (2001) were run away successes. His latest ghazal album is Lafzz... (2008). Hariharan worked with tabla maestro Zakir Hussain on his album Hazir.[5]

The album Lahore Ke Rang Hari Ke Sang won rave reviews and critical acclaim inside and outside India. A.R. Rahman was an avid listener of his ghazals way before roping him in to sing his first song in Tamil film music, "Thamizha Thamizha", for the film Roja.

Colonial Cousins

Launch of Colonial Cousins’ album ‘Once More’ (cropped)
Hariharan at the Launch of Once More

The year 1996 was a career milestone; he formed the band Colonial Cousins with Mumbai-based composer and singer Lesle Lewis.[6] Their first album, Colonial Cousins was a fusion album and was the first Indian act to be featured on MTV Unplugged.[7] It won a string of awards including the MTV Indian Viewers' Choice award and Billboard Award for the Best Asian Music Group.[5][7]

By this single album, Hariharan established himself as one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music. The next albums by this band were The Way We Do It (1998) and Aatma (2001) but were fairly noticed. Colonial Cousins released their fourth studio album "Once More" on 29 October 2012 under the label Universal. The 2009 Tamil film Modhi Vilayadu had score and soundtrack composed by Colonial Cousins.[8] They also scored the 2010 Tamil film Chikku Bukku.

Recent years

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Hariharan at a concert

In 2004, he was awarded the prestigious Padma Shri and Yesudas Award for his outstanding performance in music.[9][10]

Hariharan collaborated with Pakistan based band Strings for a track called "Bolo Bolo".[11] He released an album called Destiny with Punjabi/bhangra artist Daler Mehndi.[12]

He coined the terminology "Urdu Blues" with his fairly successful album Kaash which featured musicians like Anandan Sivamani the percussion maestro, Ustad Rashid Mustafa on tabla, Ustad Liyaqat Ali Khan on sitar and Ustad Sultan Khan on sarangi.

He also performed the Swagatham song in the 2010 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony held in New Delhi on 3 October.[13]

In 2014 he launched his official website. He is currently appearing in a music show in Jaya TV named Hari Yudan Naan which is aired every Thursday, Friday and Saturdays at 9:00 pm.[14]

Hariharan collaborated with Sarangan Sriranganathan for "Sruthi" at the Sydney Hill Centre and the Melbourne Robert Blackwood Hall Australia in 2011[15] He unofficially released ghazal singer Adithya Srinivasan's first international single 'Gham e Duniya' at the Gateway Hotel, Bangalore.[16]

He was selected as judge for Asianet Star Singer Season 6 programme, a very popular music contest television show for upcoming singers in Malayalam. Hariharan was a part of the 'Royal Stag Barrel Select MTV Unplugged', aired in December 2015.[17]

Major awards

Civilian Awards
National Film Awards
Kerala State Film Awards
Swaralaya-Kairali-Yesudas Award
  • 2004 – For his outstanding contribution to Indian film music[10]
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Nandi Awards
Asianet Film Awards
Kalakar Awards-
  • 8th Kalakar Awards 2000 – for Best Male Playback Singer
Filmfare Awards South-
Vijay Awards-

Discography

Albums by Colonial Cousins

Featured albums

  • Jana Gana Mana – by A.R. Rahman
  • 1995 Meghutam – The Cloud Messenger (Pt. Vishwamohan Bhatt)
  • 2000 Sartaj
  • 2002 Tum Aaye
  • 2004 Dhaani
  • 2008 Tum Jo Mile
  • 2009 Lajwaab – Tribute to Medi Hasan
  • Asha wali Dhoop
  • Chand Ke Saath
  • 2011 Hasrat
  • 2011 Sarhadein: Music Beyond Boundaries
  • 2014 JIL (Just In Love): Music By Dr. Kelvin Jeyakanth

Filmography

For his major film songs, see Hariharan discography.

References

  1. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  2. ^ Although he made his debut a long time ago, Hariharan was first noticed in a duet with Kavita Krishnamurthy in "Hai Mubarak Aaj ka Din" from Boxer (1984), which was composed by R D Burman. Hariharan Archived 26 July 2010 at the Wayback Machine. Hummaa.com. Retrieved on 1 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Life at 50". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 April 2005.
  4. ^ a b "56th National Film Awards, 2008" (PDF). pib.nic.in.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Artist biography: Hariharan" Archived 2 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine, Indianmusicinfo.com; retrieved 28 January 2011.
  6. ^ "Harmonious synthesis". The Hindu. 23 January 2003.
  7. ^ a b "Colonial Cousins to regale Bangaloreans". The Hindu. 23 September 2004.
  8. ^ "Colonial Cousins' debut in Tamil". The Hindu. 25 July 2009. Archived from the original on 31 July 2009.
  9. ^ a b "Padma Shri Award recipients list". India.gov.in. Retrieved on 1 January 2012.
  10. ^ a b "Swaralaya award for Hariharan". The Hindu. 26 October 2004.
  11. ^ "Gee, STRINGS!". The Hindu. 19 June 2004.
  12. ^ "Chords and notes: Destiny". The Hindu. 16 November 2005.
  13. ^ "Children welcome CWG guests with Namaste; Hariharan performs". Hindustan Times. 3 October 2010. Archived from the original on 14 November 2010.
  14. ^ "Hari Yudan Nan" Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine, Jayanetwork.in; retrieved 1 January 2012.
  15. ^ "Sruthi Melbourne, KeepYourNightFree.com; retrieved 1 January 2012.
  16. ^ "Bangalore Mirror/Music: Singers Bond". Bangalore Mirror. 2 April 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  17. ^ "MTV to air season 5 of 'Unplugged'". 30 December 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016 – via indiantelevision.com.
  18. ^ "Mammootty, Mohanlal bag Asianet film awards yet again". Indo-Asian News Service. NDTV. 1 January 2011. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011.

External links

References

  1. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  2. ^ Although he made his debut a long time ago, Hariharan was first noticed in a duet with Kavita Krishnamurthy in "Hai Mubarak Aaj ka Din" from Boxer (1984), which was composed by R D Burman. Hariharan Archived 26 July 2010 at the Wayback Machine. Hummaa.com. Retrieved on 1 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Life at 50". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 April 2005.
  4. ^ a b "56th National Film Awards, 2008" (PDF). pib.nic.in.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Artist biography: Hariharan" Archived 2 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine, Indianmusicinfo.com; retrieved 28 January 2011.
  6. ^ "Harmonious synthesis". The Hindu. 23 January 2003.
  7. ^ a b "Colonial Cousins to regale Bangaloreans". The Hindu. 23 September 2004.
  8. ^ "Colonial Cousins' debut in Tamil". The Hindu. 25 July 2009. Archived from the original on 31 July 2009.
  9. ^ a b "Padma Shri Award recipients list". India.gov.in. Retrieved on 1 January 2012.
  10. ^ a b "Swaralaya award for Hariharan". The Hindu. 26 October 2004.
  11. ^ "Gee, STRINGS!". The Hindu. 19 June 2004.
  12. ^ "Chords and notes: Destiny". The Hindu. 16 November 2005.
  13. ^ "Children welcome CWG guests with Namaste; Hariharan performs". Hindustan Times. 3 October 2010. Archived from the original on 14 November 2010.
  14. ^ "Hari Yudan Nan" Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine, Jayanetwork.in; retrieved 1 January 2012.
  15. ^ "Sruthi Melbourne, KeepYourNightFree.com; retrieved 1 January 2012.
  16. ^ "Bangalore Mirror/Music: Singers Bond". Bangalore Mirror. 2 April 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  17. ^ "MTV to air season 5 of 'Unplugged'". 30 December 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016 – via indiantelevision.com.
  18. ^ "Mammootty, Mohanlal bag Asianet film awards yet again". Indo-Asian News Service. NDTV. 1 January 2011. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011.
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Aabshar-e-Ghazal

Aabshar-e-Ghazal is a ghazal album by Indian legendary singers Hariharan and Asha Bhosle. It was released in the year 1985. The album featured 8 songs, all of them composed by Hariharan and sung by both Asha Bhosle and Hariharan. After many years, Aabshar-e-Ghazal was re-released as Kuch Door Hamare Saath, in which all tracks were sung by Hariharan alone.

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Hariharan (singer) (born 1955), ghazal and playback singer from Mumbai

Hariharan (director), Malayalam film director

Githa Hariharan (born 1954), Indian author and editor

Hariharan Srinivasan (1929–2015), Indian orthopedic surgeon

K. Hariharan (disambiguation), several people

Krishna Hariharan (born 1955), Indian Test cricket umpire

Sruthi Hariharan (born 1989), Indian actress and model

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Lahore Ke Rang Hari Ke Sang

Lahore Ke Rang Hari Ke Sang is an album of the Indian singer and Ghazal composer Hariharan, released on September 26, 2005. The album had 10 songs, all of them sung by Hariharan. This album had lot of expectations as Hariharan's last album came five years back.

Lata Mangeshkar Award

The Lata Mangeshkar Award is a national-level award instituted to honour works in the field of music. Various state governments of India present awards with this name. The state Government of Madhya Pradesh started this award in 1984. The award consists of a certificate of merit and a cash prize. There is also a Lata Mangeshkar Award issued by the Maharashtra Government starting from 1992. This is also officially known as "Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement". Another award is given by the Andhra Pradesh Government.

List of film songs based on ragas

fMany songs in Indian films are based on ragas of Indian classical music. This song list includes those that are primarily set to the given raga, without major deviation from the musical scale.

Mehdi Hassan

Mehdi Hasan Khan (Urdu: مہدی حسَن خان ‎),

(18 July 1927 – 13 June 2012) was a Pakistani ghazal singer and playback singer for Lollywood. One of the greatest and most influential figures in the history of ghazal singing, he is famously known as the "King of Ghazal" or the "Shahanshah-e-Ghazal". Known for his "haunting" baritone voice, Mehdi Hassan is credited with bringing ghazal singing to a worldwide audience. He is unique for his melodic patterns and maintaining integrity of the ragas in an innovative manner and keeping in mind the majesty of Hindustani Music going back for thousands of years. He was aware of his responsibility in keeping the raga based ghazal genre alive in modern times. Born to a musical family, he influenced generations of singers from diverse genres, from Jagjit Singh to Sonu Nigam. He earned numerous awards and accolades in his career and remained a leading singer of Pakistani film industry along with another contemporary playback singer Ahmed Rushdi.

Music of India

The music of India includes multiple varieties of classical music, folk music, filmi, Indian rock and Indian pop. India's classical music tradition, including Hindustani music and Carnatic, has a history spanning millennia and developed over several areas. Music in India began as an integral part of socio-religious life.

Sarvabhouma

Sarvabhouma (Kannada: ಸಾರ್ವಭೌಮ) is a 2004 Indian Kannada language drama film starring Shivaraj Kumar, Mayuri, Shilpa Anand, Sharath Lohitashwa and Rangayana Raghu. It is directed by Mahesh Sukhadhare and music by Hamsalekha. Shivaraj Kumar played the double role, including the lead role

Tamburo (film)

Tamburo is an Indian Gujarati comedy film directed by Shailesh Shankar. It stars Bollywood veteran actor Manoj Joshi, and Pratik Gandhi, with Bharat Chawda.

Zamana (1985 film)

Zamana (Time) is a 1985 Indian Bollywood film, written by Salim-Javed, directed by Ramesh Talwar, and starring Rajesh Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Poonam Dhillon and Ranjeeta. Kulbhushan Karbanda, Girish Karnad, Avataar Gill, Mac Mohan, Satyen Kapu, Om Puri and Pillo Wadia form the supporting cast. The film was successful at the box office with collection of 4.5 crores in 1985.

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