Haricharan is possibly among the most underrated singers from the South Indian film industry. As the singer turns 33, here’s a look at five songs we’re listening to.
Thuli Thuli – Paiyya, 2010
Who is the lead actor again? Karthi or Haricharan? You’d never know unless you watch the video of this song. ‘Thuli Thuli’ features in Paiyya, a Lingusamy film that also starred Tamannaah, Jagan, and Milind Soman in important roles. Yuvan Shankar Raja was the composer.
Yaar Intha Pen – Boss Engira Baskaran, 2010
The line”Ennai Edho Seidhaaai”. That’s what I would tell his voice. Yaar Intha Pen’ features in Boss Engira Baskaran, a Rajesh film that starred Arya, Nayanthara, Santhanam, Subbu Panchu, and Chithra Lakshmanan in important roles. Yuvan Shankar Raja was the composer.
Kaatru Veesum – Neram, 2013
This song, which unfortunately did not feature in the film has the flute, the tune and his voice blending beautifully. ‘Kaatru Veesum’ is from Neram, an Alphonse Puthren film that starred Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nazim, John Vijay, Nasser and Thambi Ramaiah in important roles. Rajesh Murugesan was the composer.
Pookkalae Sattru Oyivedungal – I, 2015
A visual stunner backed by two great voices – Haricharan and Shreya Ghoshal. ‘Pookkalae Sattru Oyivedungal’ features in I, a Shankar film that starred Vikram, Amy Jackson, Suresh Gopi, and Santhanam in important roles. AR Rahman was the composer.
Nillayo – Bairavaa, 2017
Vijay and Keerthy, the captivating voice of Haricharan, and Santhosh Narayanan‘s score. You definitely ‘won’t stop’ listening to this. ‘Nillayo’ features in Bairavaa, a film by Bharathan that also starred Sathish, Jagapathi Babu, and Daniel Balaji in important roles.