About Artist: Harvinder Malik

Harvinder Malik is a multi talented artist with expertise in the fields of Fine Arts, Television and Cinema. He is double MA in History and Indian Theatre. He is a true son of Haryana who has always been doing his best to promote the Haryanvi Culture by making Music, Films, Music Videos and through his paintings. He is a native of Rohtak, Haryana and is settled in Mumbai as a producer-director in Bollywood.

He is a painter with finesse. Especially he is known for his paintings on Haryana Rural life. His paintings reflect keen sensibility about the culture and traditions of Haryana. He has many exhibitions of his paintings so far. His admirers and clientele spreads from villages in Haryana to London and New York. Some of the very renowned collectors from this list are Chief Minister Office Haryana, Haryana Govt. Offices and Educational institutions.

In Bollywood, Harvinder Malik worked with noted Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt as an Assistant Director on the films like Junoon, Sir, Hum Hain Raahi Pyaar Ke, Milan, Tadipar, and Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayi. For Television, he produced over 2000 episodes for various broadcast programs like GalaxZee, Yeh Hai Bombay Meri Jaan, Kya Scene Hai!, Kahan Se Kahan Tak, Thriller At 10, Rishtey etc. working as Writer, Editor, Producer, Director and Presenter.

He was Co-producer of the Haryanvi Film Laado that won a National Award.

He has also Produced/Directed many documentaries/ corporate films for Govt. and Non Govt. agencies. He produced and directed documentaries for the various Haryana Govt. Departments. Some of them are ‘Machhali Paalan - Rojgaar ka Uttam Sadhan’ for Fisheries Department, Haryana; ‘Dharmashetra Kurukshetra’ - A Film on Kurukshetra for KDB, Suryagarhan Mela; ‘Kurukshaetra - A Holy Destination’ and ‘48 Kos Dharmakshetra Kurukshetra’; a documentary in Docu-Drama format ‘Jiske Dhorai Murrah Uska Lamba Turra’ for Department of Animal husbandry and Dairy Haryana, ‘Sahkarita Ki Bhavna Sundar Bhavishya Ki Kamna’ for Cooperative Societies, Haryana Govt.

Harvinder Malik was the first one to conceptualize and present the Haryanvi Folk as Haryanavi Pop and produced many super hit Haryanavi Pop Music Albums like Git Pit-Git Pit, Guturghun, Desi ka Pavva, Dhare Jab Pahuncha England & Top Gear. He also directed many Punjabi Videos like Dhol Jagiro Da, Jis Din Te Soniye Ni, Roop Da Nazara, Sahiban etc. and Hindi Video Albums- ‘Pardesiya’ of Sapna Awasthi, ‘Dhola Re’ of Richa Sharma, ‘Pardesi Pardes Gya’, ‘Mumbaiya No.1’, ‘Dhundhu Mai Sanwariya’ etc.

Harvinder has done a lot to bring the almost dying Haryanvi Culture forward almost single handedly. It is his love for the land which has inspired him always to come up with something new from time to time. He has now started the first Online Haryana TV with rediff.com.

Recently he made political campaigns ‘No.1 Haryana’ & ‘Aisa Pahli Baar Hua Hai’ for Haryana Govt. and for Congress party, which turned out to be very popular and successful.

On the occasion of Haryana Day 2009, Governor of Haryana honoured him with the ‘Manjeet Bawa State Award’ for his contribution in the field of painting.

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