Karan Hariharan

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Karan Hariharan
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Karan Hariharan at the trailer launch of Missing on a Weekend
Born (1992-09-18) 18 September 1992 (age 30)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active2016– present
Parent(s)Hariharan (father) Lalitha (mother)
RelativesAkshay Hariharan (Brother)

Karan Hariharan (born 18 September 1992) is an Indian actor who made his Bollywood debut as a lead actor in the film Missing on a Weekend.[1][2][3]

Background[edit | edit source]

Karan Hariharan was born in Bombay (now Mumbai). He is the son of Lalitha and legendary singer Padmashree Hariharan. Karan's elder brother Akshay Hariharan is a music composer.[4] Coming from a family where his father and grandparents are into music, Karan got trained in classical Hindustani Music from childhood. However, his calling was always acting.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Karan Hariharan faced the camera for the first time along with his father for the popular track Halka Nasha at the age of three.[5] At the age of 13 he began doing shows with his father where he sang and played the guitar. He studied acting for two years at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Los Angeles. He also trained in Boxing, Kickboxing, MMA, Tai Chi, Wing Chun and Capoeira. [6]

Acting Career[edit | edit source]

Karan Hariharan's debut film is Abhishek Jawkar's thriller Missing on a Weekend where he plays the pivotal character of Laksh, who wakes up suffering from amnesia, with all his friends missing during their holiday.[6][7][8] The film also stars Pawan Malhotra, Dishank Arora, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Jyotii Sethi in important roles.[9] This film is released on 26 August 2016.[10][11][12] He was last seen Hariharan's Ghazal video 'Afsaane' where he was seen playing a younger version of his father. Karan also produced the music video under his production house called Light Empire. The music video received phenomenal response with Hariharan's voice, Akshay Hariharan's music and Karan Hariharan's acting.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Year Film Role
2016 Missing on a Weekend Laksh

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Missing on a Weekend Trailer launch".
  2. "Karan Hariharan debuts with Missing on a Weekend".
  3. "Singer Hariharan's son joins Bollywood with Missing On A Weekend".
  4. "Singer Hariharan Family".
  5. "Hariharan euphoric over son, Karan's debut".
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Hariharan's younger son Karan Hariharan makes acting debut with a murder mystery".
  7. "Missing on a Weekend is totally Different from Aamir Khan's Talaash".
  8. "Missing on a Weekend has no similarities with Talaash".
  9. "Missing on a Weekend Cast".
  10. "Abhishek Jawkar's 'Missing on a Weekend' is slated for a monsoon release".
  11. "Missing On A Weekend Release Date postponed".
  12. "Missing On A Weekend to release on August 26, 2016".