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A. Harsha is an Indian film choreographer and director who works primarily with Kannada cinemas.[1] Harsha has choreographed many popular hit songs for stars. He is known for his creativity in his choreography which, brings life to the songs. He is known for technical aspects of his movies as a director.[2]

A. Harsha
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Other namesAshok Harsha
OccupationFilm Director, Choreographer
Years active2002–present
Spouse(s)Sitara Vaidya
ChildrenAarya Jeevothama, Viraaj Jeevothama
Parent(s)Ashok.T, Poornima Ashok


Early lifeEdit

Harsha was born in Bangalore the son of T. Ashok and Poornima Ashok. He has one brother, Bharath Ashok, who currently lives in California, USA. Harsha studied at Sri Kumaran Children’s Home and Holy Saint English School. He did his Automobile diploma in Oxford College, Bangalore. He had passion for dancing since childhood and lot of support from his parents. His talent was recognized on a stage show by a film star and was offered to choreograph in movies.


Dancer, choreographer and director,[3] A. Harsha started his career as a stage dancer and choreographer with his own team named Xtremers. He has performed more than 500 stage shows and has choreographed for more than 100 movies crossing more than 300 songs. He acted in movie Kashi from Village, as brother of Kichha Sudeep.[4]


Harsha debuted in KFI as a choreographer for the movie Ranga S.S.L.C in 2004. Harsha earned a lot of recognition when he choreographed the songs for Mungaaru Male. He has since choreographed for many popular movies, including Meravanige and Moggina Manasu, Rishi, Taj Mahal, Only Vishnuvardhana.


Harsha made his directorial debut with Geleya in 2007, starring Prajwal Devraj and Tarun[5] involving the underworld. Harsha was appreciated for the freshness of the film, its making and it was a mediocre hit. Harsha took up direction again with Birugaali in 2009, this time casting Chetan of Aa Dinagalu fame.[6] His 2012 film was Chingari starring Darshan.[7] His 2013 film Bhajarangi featuring Shivarajkumar was a huge success at the box-office.[8]



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  2. ^ Prasad S, Shyam (13 August 2015). "Ravi Teja gets a Kannada director". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
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  10. ^ "Sudeep's Energetic Dance Movements For Hebbuli! |". nettv4u. Retrieved 9 February 2017.

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