Major Ghazal Albums
Hariharan's Musical Journey
One of Hariharan's first ghazal albums was "Abshaar-e-Ghazal" with Asha Bhonsle, which went gold in sales. Another outstanding ghazal album was Hazir with Ustad Zakir Hussain.Hariharan entered the world of Tamil films with the patriotic song "Thamizha Thamizha" in Maniratnam's film Roja. He was judged best male playback singer in Tamil Nadu State Government Film Awards for his soulful rendition for the song konja naal..from the film Aasai. "Uyire Uyire" is better known as "Tu Hi Re" in its Hindi version made Hariharan a household name and is still a hot favorite.Hariharan won the national award for the best playback singer.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 addition, he cut several successful ghazal albums, writing most of the scores himself.