Harris Jayaraj born 8 January 1975, in Tirunelveli) is a film composer. He has written scores and soundtracks and played music for many Tamil films, as well as Telugu and Hindi films. He lives in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Harris Jayaraj was born to a pious Christian Nadar family in tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. He studied at the Krishnasamy Matric School, Chennai. His father, S. M. Jayakumar, was a film guitarist who later became a noted musician and Chennai film composer. His father was an assistant to Malayalam music director Shyam and he hoped to make his child Harris a great singer. But Harris' interest was in film music and he once confessed that he could not sing well. Harris Jayaraj was an early admirer of the work of Hans Zimmer.
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