The dexterous musician Harris Jayaraj turns 38 on the 8th of January, which is tomorrow. Born to the famous guitarist SM Jayakumar, Harris Jayaraj too has proved himself in the music industry and has created a place for himself among many other note worthy musicians.He started his music career as a guitarist when he was twelve. Harris, in his early years has worked under notable music composers such as AR Rahman, Mani Sharma, Karthik Raja, Raja Koti, Vidyasagar and much more. MS Vishwanathan, AR Rahman, Hans Zimmer and percussionist Aruljoyhi Balagopal are the some people Harris admires.
He debuted as a music director in the film 'Minnale' which was Gautham Menon's debut directorial venture too. The duo began their journey then and are a successful team till now. Harris was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for his composition in "Minnale" which turned out to be a huge hit.The song 'Vaseegara' was very popular among the youngsters and was sung for years to express love and romance. The talented musician further went on to earn himself a mention worthy place in the industry with his music which were all mostly hit albums which included films such as 12B, Lesa Lesa, Ullam Ketkumae, Kaakha Kaakha, Anniyan, Unnale Unnale, Bheema, Ko, 7am Arivu, Nanban and the most recent albums like Maattraan and Thuppaki.
He has won many Music Awards at both National and International levels.Not just Kollywood, the famous composer has also exposed himself in other languages and has been successful there too. This charming musician has many films lined up for the year 2013 and we look forward to more songs of his that are going to be on repeat in our playlists.
Indiaglitz wishes him a very Happy Birthday and a prosperous year ahead!