Hari is an Indian film director best known for his action films in Tamil cinema. He made his directional debut in the movie Thamizh (2002). After this breakthrough, he gave many commercial success films such as Saamy (2003), Kovil (2004), Ayya (2005), Thaamirabharani (2007), Vel (2007) and the Singam film series. He has directed 15 films to date. His wife Preetha Hari is an Indian film actress in the Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu film industries.