Hari (disambiguation)

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Hari is a color adjective with strong religious symbolism in Hindu religion.

It may also refer to:


A word for "day" in various languages in the Indian cultural sphere, and as such part of the name of a number of festivals

  • Hari Raya Idul Fitri, name of Eid al-Fitr in Southeast Asian Islam
  • Hari Raya Haji, name of Eid al-Adha in Southeast Asian Islam

Indian people and groups[edit]

Indian social groups:

  • Hari (clan), a Jat surname in north India and Pakistan
  • Hari (Sindh), the peasants in Sindh province of Pakistan are called Hari

As a given name:

As a surname[edit]

  • Badr Hari, a professional Dutch-Moroccan Heavyweight kickboxer and martial artist
  • Johann Hari, a British journalist
  • Mata Hari, born Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, Dutch World War I spy
  • Vani Hari, an American author and activist known for her criticism of the food industry


  • Hari, the Hungarian name for Heria village, Fărău Commune, Alba County, Romania
  • Hari, Iran, a village in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran
  • Hari River, Afghanistan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan

Fiction and popular culture[edit]

  • stage name of Harikeshan Thampi, an Indian actor and dubbing artist, see Hari (actor)
  • Hari (singer), stage name of Jeong Sung-kyung, a South Korean singer
  • Hari Seldon, the fictional founder of psychohistory
  • Hari, the name of a character in the anime series InuYasha
  • Hari Mata Hari, a famous and popular Bosnian group
  • Hari, an Indian Malayalam film actor and dubbing artist
  • Hari, an Indian Tamil film actor
  • Hari Sreenivasan, Hindi-American journalist, anchor of the PBS NewsHour weekend edition, correspondent for the weeknight edition and sometimes replacement anchor when Judy Woodruff or Gwen Ifill are away or in assignment.