HARIHARAN

  • Hariharan to compose theme song for the National Games 2015 November 5, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Singer Hariharan will compose the theme song of the 35th edition of the National Games to be held in Kerala early next year. Penned by lyricist Javed Akhtar, the focus of the song will be national integration and sports fitness. The song, which calls for love and dedication in sports, will...
  • e Lounge: Farhan talks about marriage and more February 14, 2014

    Directed by Saket Chaudhary, 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' starring Farhan Akhtar, Vidya Balan, Ram Kapoor, Vir Das and Hariharan is a romantic comedy. Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN, actor Farhan Akhtar gives tips of marriages and more. The film is set to be released on February 28. ...
  • Vivek Oberoi bowled over by Pawan Kumar's 'Lucia' November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The number of people appreciating director Pawan Kumar's Kannada film, 'Lucia', is increasing by the day. After Irrfan Khan, Vivek Oberoi is the latest actor to appreciate the film. In one of his recent interviews, Vivek said that he was bowled over by the film. Reportedly made on...
  • Pawan Kumar's 'Lucia' impresses Siddharth October 28, 2013

    New Delhi: South actor Siddharth was so impressed by critically acclaimed movie 'Lucia' that he called up director Pawan Kumar to laud his efforts. Filmmaker Pawan Kumar took to Twitter to confirm the news. "Siddharth called just now... we spoke for about 15mins.. He saw the film Lucia last night...
  • CV Kumar acquires remake rights of Kannada film 'Lucia' October 15, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil producer CV Kumar has acquired the remake rights of recently released Kannada independent film 'Lucia'. The film will be remade in Tamil or Telugu. "C.V. Kumar, producer of 'Pizza' and 'Soodhu Kavvum' now officially holds the rights to make 'Lucia' in Tamil and Telugu. They will start shooting in...
  • Pawan Kumar's Kannada film 'Lucia' to be released in Pakistan October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Lucia', director Pawan Kumar's Kannada film, which had bagged the coveted Audience Award at the fourth London Indian Film Festival (LIFF), is likely to be released in Pakistan. If the reports are to be believed, the movie review, which was published by The Express Tribune, Pakistan paper, lead...
  • Singer Hariharan's son wants AR Rahman to sing for him September 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Akshay Hariharan, son of noted singer Hariharan, wants music maestro AR Rahman to sing for him. "If I compose something like a qawwali, then I would love Rahman-ji (AR Rahman) to sing for me. That is one of my dreams," Akshay told reporters here at an event to support eco-friendly...
  • 'Lucia' review: This Kannada film starts a debate September 7, 2013

    Cast: Satish Neenasam, Shruthi Hariharan, Hardhika Shetty, Achyuth Kumar, Sanjay, Krishna Director: Pawan Kumar Rating: 2.5 out of 5 With 'Lucia', Indian regional films have touched a milestone. A crowdfunded project released under the PVR Director's Rare Banner, this Kannada film is radical in its approach. It is the story of an unassuming torch...
  • Music Review: 'Thuppakki' audio is refreshing October 13, 2012

    'Thuppakki' marks the return of actor Vijay as singer and his second time collaboration with composer Harris Jayaraj after the successful 'Nanban'. The soundtrack has six songs and one instrumental theme. As many as 20 singers have been roped in to sing for this highly anticipated album. Harris, who is known...
  • Rahman honored for completing 2 decades in Industry October 4, 2012

    The name Rahman is almost synonymous with honours, as awards and accolades faithfully follow the music maestro wherever he goes. Recently, he was honoured in Mumbai for completing two decades in the industry. In the presence of popular singers singers like Alka Yagnik, Hariharan, Udit Narayan, Naresh Iyer, Mohit Chauhan,...
  • Telugu film 'Damarukam's' music is satisfying September 14, 2012

    Devi Sri Prasad's 50th album is unique from his usual runofthemill compositions, but not his best. As a fan of the composer, the listener will be satisfied, but as a music lover, one doubts if this album would live up to listeners' expectations. There are 10 songs in the album, sung...
  • Chitrangada Singh turns anchor for IIFA 2012 May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh is all set to turn anchor for the first time by hosting an event for the upcoming International Indian Film Academy weekend. The 36yearold actress will be cohosting IIFA Rocks, a musical and fashion event on the night before the awards ceremony, along with 'Vicky...
  • Mehdi Hassan gets visa for treatment in India April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Legendary Pakistani Ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan, who has been long suffering from ill health, has got a visa to come to India for medical treatment. The 84yearold singer was admitted to Aga Khan hospital in Karachi three months ago with a serious lung infection. Doctors said his condition is...
  • Hariharan composing for his first Hindi movie May 11, 2011

    Mumbai: Multilingual singercomposer Hariharan, who feels that film music needs a makeover, is making music for his first Hindi film and says he's trying to do something different. "I am doing music for a Hindi film. It's called Saada. I am trying to give something new. I have done two Tamil...
  • Kamal Hassan's ode to Chennai: 30 short films June 21, 2009

    Chennai: 2006's Paris Je t'aime was a compilation of 18 short films about Paris directed by 21 filmmakers, and if actor Kamal Hassan has his way, then soon you will get to see a series of films based on Chennai. "This is about 30 short films on a city...
  • Getting musical with singer Hariharan August 4, 2008

    He's the melodious voice of 'Tu hi re.' In his first Marathi interview, Hariharan tells us about his struggle, love for gazhals, relation with AR Rehman and the success of Colonial Cousins. ...
  • estop: High and low notes from Bollywood August 13, 2007

    Offers from the Tamil film industry are dwindling for Hariharan and Shankar Mahadevan and A R Rehman and Gulzar release a new album Jana Gana Mana. ...
  • Tamil cinema snubs Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan August 13, 2007

    Chennai: Crooning in their native tongue might come easy to singers Hariharan and Shankar Mahadevan, but their offers from the Tamil film industry are dwindling. And the reason is, believe it or not, the perfection of their singing. The Tamil industry wants innocence, a rawness to the singing because there are...
  • Chennai croons to the tunes of Hariharan August 13, 2007

    Chennai: It was a treat for music lovers on Sunday evening as maestros Hariharan and Shankar Mahadevan came together at the Nehru indoor stadium in the city for a concert. The duo sang close to 30 songs from Tamil, Hindi and Telugu films, apart from ghazals, classical and pop numbers. CNNIBN...
  • Colonial Cousins set for comeback February 17, 2007

    New Delhi It's been nearly seven years since their last musical collaboration. But music buffs can now look forward to what would be a reunion of two extremely gifted and popular music makers. Ghazal and contemporary singer Hariharan and musicianproducer Leslie Lewis, have decided to join hands again...
  • Hariharan's special note on Onam September 5, 2006

    Here's singer Hariharan wishing a Happy Onam with some melodious notes from his latest album. ...