Tamil actor Harish Kalyan was born on 29 June 1990 in Chennai. He made his acting debut with Sindhu Samaveli in 2010 directed by Sami. The controversial movie didn't give him traction in the industry. Some of the critics didn't even bother to give a rating to that movie. Next, he acted in Aridhu Aridhu by debutant K. R. Mathivanan, an assistant of director Shankar. The movie was followed by Sattapadi Kutram directed by Surya in 2011 alongside Sathyaraj and Vikranth. After a couple of years gap, he acted in Chandhamama directed by Yuvan. All these movies failed to light up the box office.
Harish Kalyan made his Tollywood debut with Jai Sriram starring the late Uday Kiran. After half a dozen films, he finally got a breakthrough with for the thriller Poriyaalan in 2014. In the movie, he portrayed a young civil engineer aspiring to become a property developer caught up in a real estate scam. Produced by Vetrimaaran, Poriyaalan became Harish's first successful venture with critics praising his performance.
In 2016, he acted in Vil Ambu a Tamil action thriller. 2017 saw him act in the Telugu movie Kadhali. Currently, he is acting in Pyaar Prema Kaadhal, and Kanni Vedi.
Harish Kalyan Hindustani Singer
Harish Kalyan is a trained singer in Hindustani music. He can also play the keyboard. During January 2012, he announced his intentions of releasing two songs he had worked on titled Kutty Peg – A Toast to Life and Ovvoru Manushanuukum Ovvoru Feelings. In 2016, Harish released an independent song titled I'm Single. He provided the lyrics for the song and performed it. L. V. Muthukumarasamy composed the music for that song.
Hairsh Kalyan in Bigg Boss
In 2017, Harish took part in the reality show Bigg Boss hosted by Kamal Haasan in the first season. He entered the show on day 53 as a new contestant and finished as the second runner up of the show.
Harish Kalyan Career
Harish Kalyan made his debut with the controversial film 'Sindhu Samaveli' in 2010 which received negative reviews upon release. His next few films 'Aridhu Aridhu', 'Sattapadi Kutram' and 'Chandhamama' also bombed at the box-office. In-between, he acted in a Telugu movie 'Jai Sriram' which went unnoticed and a bilingual 'Guest' that was shelved for various reasons. The actor's real talents were brought to the limelight with 'Poriyaalan', a thriller produced by Vetrimaaran. He paired opposite Anandhi and the film received good reviews from critics. Following its success, he got the opportunity to star in Suseenthiran's production venture 'Vil Ambu'. His works were well noticed and he received laurels for his clean performance. 'Bigg Boss' season 1 gave Harish the proper platform he was looking for. After entering the show on the 53rd day, he managed to sustain inside the house till the last day and won the show's second runner-up.
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