Shruti Haasan born on 28 January 1986) is an Indian film actress and singer. She has worked in several language movies such as Tamil, Telegu and Hindi. She was born in the famous Hassan family of the South Indian industry. She has received a number of awards including three Filmfare awards south and has established her name in the South Indian cinema.
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Shruti Haasan Actress, Age, Biography, Family
|Nickname||Kanna and Vendakkai|
|Profession||Actor and singer|
|Height||170cm or 1.70m or 5’7”|
|Eye colour||Hazel Brown|
|Date of birth||28 January 1986 (34 years as of 2020)|
|Birthplace||Madras, Tamil Nadu|
|Hometown||Madras, Tamil Nadu|
|Schools||Abacus Montessori School, Chennai and Lady Andal School, Chennai|
|College/University||St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai and Hollywood Music School, California|
|Educational Qualification||Degree in Psychology|
|Hobby||Shopping and travelling|
|Affairs||Siddharth (Actor) 2010-11, Dhanush (Actor): Rumoured, Naga Chaitanya (Actor) 2013, Suresh Raina (Cricketer): Rumored and Michael Corsale (Theatre Artist) 2016-19.|
|Father||Kamal Haasan (Actor and Politician)|
|Mother||Sarika Thakur (Actor)|
|Sister||Akshara Haasan (Younger)|
|Car collection||Range Rover Sport|
|Net worth||Rs. 1.2 crore per film|
Shruti Haasan – Debut Movie
- Hindi film: Hey Ram (2000) as a child actor
- Hindi film: Luck (2009) as a lead actor
- Telegu film: Anaganaga O Dheerudu (2011)
- Tamil Song: Potri Paadadi Ponne (1992)
- American Web series: Treadstone (2019) as Nira Patel
Early life and background
Haasan was born to the actor and politician Kamal Haasan and actor Sarika Thakur in Madras (Chennai). Her father is Tamil while her mother is half Rajput and half Maharashtrian. Her younger sister Akshara is also an actress. The actor and lawyer Charuhasan is her uncle. Her cousins are actresses Anu Haasan and Suhasini Maniratnam. She studied at Lady Andal School in Chennai and moved to Mumbai to study psychology at St. Andrew’s College.
She primarily focused on cinema and music and eventually travelled to the US to continue to learn music at the Musicians Institute in California, before returning to Chennai.
- Cuisine – South Indian
- Actor – Shahrukh Khan and Rajnikanth
- Fashion brands – Guess and Aldo
- Cosmetic brand – Mac and Benefit
Shruti Haasan started her career at a very young age as a child artist. She sang in films and appeared in a guest role in her father’s directorial Hey Ram (2000), before making her adult acting debut in the 2009 Bollywood movie Luck with her childhood friend Imran Khan.
Haasan was recognized with her leading roles in the Telegu romantic comedy Oh My Friend (2011), Telegu fantasy film Anaganaga O Dheerudu (2011), and the Tamil science fiction thriller 7aum Arivu (2011).
The latter two movies made her win the Filmfare award for Best Female Debut-South. She did several commercially hit films like Gabbar Singh (2012), Vedalam (2015), Srimanthudu (2015) and Si3 (2017).
She won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telegu for the action comedy film Race Gurram (2014). Shruti has also done several Bollywood films such as D-Day (2013), Ramaiya Vastavaiya (2013), the action film Gabbar is Back (2015) and the comedy Welcome Back (2015).
In 2018 she starred opposite Vidyut Jammwal in a film from Manjrekar. She also collaborated with her father on the trilingual adventure film Sabaash Naidu, a spinoff of the 2008 film Dasavathaaram. In 2019 she made her entry into the American action drama series Treadstone in which she has a recurring role.
Shruti is also an established playback singer. She has also received several award nominations for playback singing. She started her career as a music director with her father’s production Unnaipol Oruvan (2009) and has formed her own band.
Shruti Haasan was signed as a brand ambassador for the electrical appliance company Lloyd. She is also an endorser of Emami Navaratna cool talc. She is also the brand ambassador of Fossil watches in India. She is also 2018’s one of the most desirable women in Chennai
- Shruti is also a singer by profession.
- Her father is Tamilian but her mother was born to a Maharashtrian father and Rajput mother.
- Her cousin Suhasini is married to the famous director Mani Ratnam.
- The star’s uncle is the actor and lawyer Charuhasan.
- During her school time, Haasan used the fake name Pooja Ramchandran to lead a normal school life instead of that of a celebrity kid.
- Shruti is a trained classical musician and dancer.
- The star has lent her voice to several songs and an animated dubbed version of the movie Frozen in 2009.
- In 2020, she has acted in the Hindi short movie Devi along with Kajol, Neha Dhupia and Neena Kulkarni.
- Shruti Haasan has a band called The Extramentals.
- Tamanna Bhatia is her best friend.