Harish Kalyan is an Indian actor and singer. He is mainly known for his work in the Tamil industry. Born on 19 June 1990, he finished his education from his hometown in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The actor raised to fame for playing the role of “Saravanan” in Tamil movie Poriyaalan. This movie was his first successful project with critics appreciating his performance in the movie. Ever since then there is no looking back for him. He has millions of followers on his Instagram account from all over the world who love him extremely.
Despite having a tough time through his early years in cinema, he regularly pushed himself and finally got recognized for his superior performance with the 2014 hit thriller Poriyalan. Over half a dozen of his films failed to make a powerful opening at the box office. Harish is currently one among the contestants in Kamal Haasan hosted TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss Tamil’. To say in his own words, he ended up with the show as the wildcard contestant along with Suja Varunee and Kaajal Pasupathi to get fame and exposure.
Harish Kalyan Wiki/Biodata
|Birth Name||Harish Kalyan|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||33 years (as in 2023)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Cancer|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Date of Birth||29 June 1990|
|Residence||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Hobbies||Singing and Listening Music|
|Mother’s Name||Not Known|
Girlfriends/Affairs/ Marital Status and More
|Profession||Actor and Singer|
|Brands Endorsed||He has appeared in a number of television commercials and print ads.|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||Feet – 5 feet 8 inches|
Centimeters – 172 cm
Meters – 1.72 m
|Weight (Approx.)||Kilograms – 76 kg|
Pounds – 167 lbs
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Waist Size||30 inches|
|Biceps Size||16 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Indian (Tamil)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
|Favourite Actors||Vijay, Ajith, Silambarasan|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Controversies||Upon release, the film met with contrasting reviews, whilst some critics refused to give the film a rating, declaring their disgust at the film’s plot. Critics described his next role in the Thaman-musical Aridhu Aridhu (2010) as “okay”, but the film also failed to take a strong opening at the box office.|
He was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu into a middle-class Hindu family. There is not any information available about his family as the actor likes to keep his personal life away from the social spotlight. He is very close to his family and has made them proud by being one of the talented and popular actor of Tamil industry. Coming from a middle-class family, he made a place for himself in the competitive film industry and is growing every passing day.
He is currently single and not dating anyone. At this moment, he is focusing entirely on his career and his work. Despite being one of the most popular actor of the Tamil industry, there has been no buzz of him dating anyone. He has lots of female friends but none of them are his love interest.
Harish Kalyan Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Harish Kalyan’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Harish Kalyan in 2023?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023||$3 Million – $8 Million (Approx.)|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022||$1 Million – $5 Million (Approx.)|
|Previous Year’s Net Worth (2021)||$100,000 – $1 Million|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actor and Singer (profession).|
Noted, Currently, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update you soon.
Movies, TV Shows and Songs – Career
He made his acting debut with the controversial movie “Sindhu Samaveli” in 2010. The film was declared disgust because of its plot. His second movie “Aridhu Aridhu” released in the same year but this also failed to take a strong opening at the box office.
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.
Until 2014, all his movies opened to poor reviews and did poorly at the box office. And finally in 2014, with his movie “Poriyaalan”, the actor got his first successful movie with positive critics review. And since then there is no looking back for him and he has given many hits at the box office. Owing to his popularity, he has millions of followers on different social media platforms.
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.
In the year 2017, he participated in Tamil Bigg Boss season 1 as a wild card contestant. Even after entering in the middle of the show, he managed to finish the show as 2nd runner-up. Following his successful journey on the show, he was later signed for movie Pyaar Prema Kaadhal opposite actress Raiza Wilson who was his fellow contestant in the show.
He even won the Edison Awards under the category “Romantic Hero of The Year” for the movie “Pyar Prema Kaadhal”. The actor has been critically praised for his roles and holds a great future in the industry ahead.
|2018||Pyaar Prema Kaadhal|
|2019||Ispade Rajavum Idhaya Raniyum|
|2020||Dhanusu Raasi Neyargale|
|2020||Untitled Sasi Project|
Lesser Known Facts
- Made his acting debut in the 2010 controversial Tamil film Sindhu Samaveli along with Amala Paul, which is also her debut film.
- Despite looking good with a bunch of talent, he got a break in the 2014 Tamil film Poriyaalan.
- Some of his notable movies include Sindhu Samaveli, Poriyaalan, and Vil Ambu.
- Harish is an accomplished keyboard player and a football player. He is also learning Hindustani.
- Interestingly, he is also a playback singer, who has released an independent single titled ” I’m Single” in 2016.
- Harish is a food junkie.
- Harish is one of the wildcard contestants in the first season of Bigg Boss Tamil hosted by Kamal Haasan. He joined the controversial party on the 52 days of the show.
- In the year 2016, he released his song titled “I am Single” as a singer and lyricist. The music was composed by L.V Muthukumarasamy.
- Also, he was roped in to play the lead role in the Tamil remake of the 2012 super hit Bollywood movie “Vicky Donor”.
He Born In A Hindu Family, But His Community Is Not Known.
Harish Kalyan Become Popular For Being A Successful Movie Actor.