Harish Kalyan is an Indian film and a television actor. He is also passionate about singing. He predominantly appeared in many Tamil movies. Some his notable works in the Tamil Film Industry include his performance in the movie
Vil Ambu and Poriyaalan. Kalyan was born on 29th June in the year 1990. He was born and raised in Chennai, India. He was cast for the movie Sindhu Samaveli by the famous Tamil movie director named Samy in the year 2010. The movie was Tamil drama movie. The movie was a controversial film and after a lot, a lot of struggle received an A certificate.
Kalyan played the role Ambu, the girl’s husband in the movie. The movie did not do good business at the box office and also received some poor reviews from both the viewers and the critics. However, Kalyan's performance in the movie was appreciated by most of the viewers. Impressed by his performance in the movie Sindhu Samaveli, the famous Tamil movie director, K.R. Mathivanan offered him a role in his next movie named Aridhu Aridhu. The movie revolved around terrorism and violence. The movie was shot in Australia, Chennai, and New Zealand. Despite its extraordinary cinematography, the movie was unable to do good business at the box-office. Kalyan's performance in the movie was also regarded as an “Okay” performance by the critics.
In the year 2011, Kalyan was offered a role in the movie Sattapadi Kutram by the Tamil director S.A. Chandrashekar. He portrayed the role of Surya in the movie. He worked alongside some of the finest actors and actress of the Tamil film Industry which included Bhanu and
Komal Sharma. The movie was based on corruption in election of the government. Despite its high-end star cast, the movie was a huge failure. After that, Kalyan took a little break from his acting career and returned in the year 2013 with the movie Chandhamama.
The movie was a Tamil comedy movie directed by Radhakrishnan. Kalyan portrayed the role of Yuvan in the movie. The movie received a lot of negative reviews from the viewers and the critics. It was in the year 2014 when Kalyan was finally recognized for his acting skills. In 2014, Kalyan appeared in the movie Poriyaalan. The movie was based on the story of Harish Kalyan and Anandhi. The movie was directed by Manimaran and music of the movie was composed by a newcomer named M.S Jones. The Times of India gave Poriyaalan three out of five stars. Pooriyalan did more than average business at the Box-Office. The story of the movie was much appreciated by the critics. After the success of Poriyalan, Kalyan was offered the role of Arul in the movie Vil Ambu.
Vil Ambu was directed by Suseenthiran. The movie was about the story of a middle-class boy who dreams to become a successful photographer. Though the movie was badly reviewed by the critics but it did manage to receive some appreciation from the viewer. Gethu Cinema rated the movie 3.5 out of 5 stars. Apart from being an actor, Kalyan is also a musician. He released his first album named I am Single in the year 2016. The music of his album was composed by L.V. Muthukumarasamy.