Colonial Cousins is a band formed by singers Hariharan and Lesle Lewis in New Delhi, India. They work across different genres like Pop, Rock and Soundtrack. They started the band in 1992 and are still active in it.
Their unique style of fusing Indian and Western musical genres have won them many hearts.
They released their first album in 1996 "Colonial Cousins". The album broke many records and made good sales in India. They won MTV Asia Viewer's Choice Award and also US Billboard Viewer's Choice Award.
On 19th, November 1998 they released their second album "The Way We Do It". The album was low-key, music rich and groove riden. The album
After three years, they released their third album in 2001 "Aatma". After eleven years, in 2011 they released their fourth album "Once More".
In 2009, they debuted as music composers with the Tamil movie "Modhi Vilayadu" directed by Saran.
Colonial Cousins have composed music for the following movies: Colonial Cousins, The Way We Do It, Aatma, Modhi Vilayadu, Chikku Bukku, Once More.