Harris Jayaraj, Kollywood Music Composer personal information
• Birth date – 8-Jan'1975
• Birth Place – Kodambakkam, Chennai
• Profession – Music Director.
• Father Name – S.M.Jaya Kumar.
• Mother Name – Rachel
• Siblings – 2 Younger sisters.
Harris Jayaraj married Joyce and has a son named as Samuel Nicholos and daughter named as Karen Nikita. He studied in Trinity College of Music and won a title of "Top mark Scorer in Asia". He also introduced Bombay jayashree into Tamil Music world.
Film Carrier of Harris Jayaraj
Harris Jayaraj began his carrier as a Keyboardist for several music directors including Rahman, Mani Sharma, Vidhya Sagar, Yuvan Shankar Raja. He worked as a keyboardist over 12 years. He also composed beats for TV advertisements.
Harris Jayaraj debut film as a Music Director is Minnale. All the Songs in Minnale was very well received by the Audience especially Vaseegara Song. After that Harris Jayaraj composed music for 12 B and Majnu. His combination with director Goutham Menon has been widely acclaimed because their combination is always very successful. He composed music in Telugu and Hindi as well.
Tamil films of Harris Jayaraj
• 2000 – Minnale
• 2001 – Majnu, 12B
• 2002 – Lesa lesa, Vetri, Samurai
• 2003 – Samy, Kovil, Kaakha Kaakha
• 2004 – Chellame, Arasathci, Arul
• 2005 – Thotti Jeya, ullam Ketkume, Anniyan, Ghajini
• 2006 – vettaiyadu Vilaiyadu, Kumaran, s/o Mahalakshmi
• 2007 – Pachaikili Muthucharam, Unnale Unnale.
• 2008 – Bheema, Sathyam, Dhamm Dhoom, Vaaranam Aayiram
• 2009 – Ayan, Adhavan
Awards won by Harris Jayaraj
• 2000 - FilmFare South Best Music Director Award for the Movie Minnale.
• 2003 - FilmFare South Best Music Director Award, Tamil Nadu State Film Award, ITFA Best Music Director Award for the Movie Kaakha Kaakha.
• 2005 - FilmFare South Best Music Director Award for the Movie Anniyan and Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Ghajini.
• 2008 - FilmFare South Best Music Director Award, Vijay Awrad for Best Music Director, ITFA Best Music Director Award for the Movie Vaaranam Aayiram
• He also received prestigious Kalaimamani award twice from the Tamil Nadu government.