Hariharan (born 3 April 1955) is an Indian playback singer who has sung for Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Bhojpuri and Telugu films, an established ghazal singer, and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music.
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.
In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India and is a two-time National Award winner.
|Filmfare Awards South||Best Male Playback Singer||Aaro Padunnu||Katha Thudarunnu||2011|
|Asianet Film Award||Best Male Playback Singer||Aaro Padunnu||Katha Thudarunnu||2011|
|Kerala State Film Award||Best Male Playback Singer||Pattu Paaduvaan||Pattinte Palazhi||2011|
|National Film Award||Best Male Playback Singer||Jeev Dangla Gungla Rangla||Jogwa||2009|
|Tamil Nadu State Film Award||Best Male Playback Singer||for various films||2004|
|Padma Shri Award||India's 4th highest civilian honour||2004|
|8th Kalakar Awards||Best Male Playback Singer||2000|
|Nandi Award||Best Male Playback Singer||Hima Semalloyallo||Annayya||1999|
|National Film Award||Best Male Playback Singer||Mere Dushman||Border||1998|
|Tamil Nadu State Film Award||Best Male Playback Singer||Koncha Naal||Aasai||1995|