Hari is a Tamil film director. He is basically from a Tirunelveli - Hindu Nadar family. He worked as assistant director with director Sharan. As of 2010, he has directed ten films, the latest being Singam, one of the biggest Tamil hits of 2010. He is married to former actress Preetha, daughter of Vijayakumar, and has a son named Sreeram. During the shooting for Seval, Preetha gave birth to a baby boy, their third son.