Hari Om Sharan

26 Sep 1932
17 Dec 2007
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Hari Om Sharan (26 September 1932 – 17 December 2007) was a Hindu devotional singer and lyricist. He devoted most of his career in singing devotional songs in praise of Bhagwan Ram and Hanuman. As a Bhajan singer in the 1970s he recorded albums such as Premanjali Pushpanjai, and Data Ek Ram. His bhajan namely ‘Tera Ram ji Karenge Bedaa Paar’, ‘Maili Chadar Odhke Kaise’, ‘Aarti Kunj Bihari ki’, ‘Aisa Pyar Bahaa De Maiyya’, ‘Shree Radhey Govinda’, ‘Hanuman Chalisa’, ‘Govind Jai Jai Gopal Jai Jai’ are very popular amongst devotees around the world. During his devotional recordings spanning over 35 years, he released over 20 Bhajan albums.Hari Om Sharan was born in Lahore, now in Pakistan, on 26 September 1932. His family migrated to India, after the Partition of India in 1947.

He became a professional singer in 1973, singing his first album for HMV. During a trip to Guyana, he met Nandini, whom he later married, and settled down in India.
He appeared briefly in an English film, Holy Smoke! (1999), as a singer.

n 2004, an album of Hari Om’s bhajans, sung by the front runners of India’s music industry, titled Hari Om – Salutation, was released. The contributors to this album included: Pt. Jasraj, Pt. Shivkumar Sharma, Sonu Nigam, Hariharan, Anup Jalota, Shankar Mahadevan, Richa Sharma, Sadhana Sargam, Shaan, Mahalaxmi Iyer, and Sunidhi Chauhan and was created by Neil Prashad. Percussionist Sivamani provides the backdrop.

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