Harish Raghavendra is an Indian tamil playback singer. He is best known for his songs like Sakkarai Nilave from Youth, Melliname Melliname from Shahjahan, Alage Theeya(Minnale) which became a massive hit and Anbe Enn Anbe from Dhaam Dhoom.
He has also acted in certain movies from the Tamil Cinema Industry. He played the main role in the movie Vikadan(2003) with Arunpandiyan. Actually his main passion during that time was singing but the director of the movie urged Harish to give a try so there he finally appeared as the hero with Gayathri Raguram.
He has also played a brother-role in the well knownThirupathi, which was written and directed by Perarasuand the main actors are Ultimate Star Ajith Kumar and Sadha. Till today, he has sung more than 150 songs from many different languages like Tamil, Telugu, Kanada, Malayalam & Hindhi and most of them became famous but some flopped as well.
He has also been winning many awards now and then. Nirpathuven from 'Barathi' was a big break for him and he even got Tamil Nadu state award for that. His first trial for tamil song was 'Vaa Saghi' from a 1997 tamil movie entitled Arasiyal. He was only 18 and it was his first year of college. He also has a qualification in Software Engineering and actually he was the first one from his family to crossover to film.
He has also pursued 'Yoga' course recently. He has also marketed an album with music director Devan which didn't real manage to pick-up although it got a good respond mainly from his fans. He is slightly different from other well-renowned singers like Unni Krishnan because Harish didn't really had a background in classical music when he became a singer but later on he managed to learn the basics which manage to stabilize him in the singing industries. He also has judged many reality shows together with other famous singers.