Shruti Haasan is an Indian singer and actress who predominantly works in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi language movies. Shruti Haasan debuted in Bollywood with the film ‘Luck’ in the year 2009. However, she received recognition with Telugu romantic comedy ‘Oh My Friend’ in the year 2011. Apart from an acting career, she is an established playback singer and has her music band ‘Extramental’ that has performed live in lots of events.
|Name – Shruti Haasan|
|Real Name – Shruti Rajalakshmi Hassan|
|Nick Name – Vendakkai|
|Birthdate – 28 January 1986|
|Born In – Madras, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Hometown – Madras, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Profession – Singer, Actor|
|Gender – Female|
|Nationality – Indian|
|Religion – Hinduism|
|Father – Kamal Haasan (Actor and Politician)|
|Mother – Sarika Thakur (Actor)|
|Sister – Akshara Haasan|
|Marital Status – Unmarried|
|School – Abacus Montessori School, Chennai, Lady Andal school, Chennai|
|College – St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai|
|Qualifications – Degree in Psychology|
|Height – 170 cm (in feet inches- 5′ 7″|
|Eye Colour – Hazel Brown|
|Hair Colour – Black|
Early life and family – Shruti Hasan was born on 28 January 1986 in Madras (the present-day Chennai). She is the daughter of legendary actor Kamal Haasan and actress Sarika Thakur. Her father is Tamilian, whereas her mother’s father is Maharashtrian and mother Rajput. She has a younger sister Akshara Haasan who also works as an actor.
Shruti Haasan is one of the kids who had the privilege of seeing her parents marriage. Her parents, kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur were in a live-in relationship and got married after the birth of Shruti’s younger sister Akshara.
When Shruti was 15 years old, her parents got separated, and she has to move with her mother and younger sister to an apartment in Chennai. In one of her interview, Shruti Haasan states that this incident made her financially independent, and although she grew up in a mansion, she was attached to the home and not to the house
Education And Qualification: Shruti Haasan did her schooling at Abacus Montessori School and Lady Andal School, Chennai. She did her college at Saint Andrew College and received a bachelor’s degree in psychology. From the very beginning, Shruti was focused on music and cinema, so after completing her college, she went to US to learn music at Musician Institute, California.
Acting career: Shruti Haasan first appeared on the big screen in Tamil-Hindi bilingual movie ‘Hey Ram’ directed by Kamal Haasan in 2008. However, she debuted in Bollywood as a lead actor in the year 2009 from the movie ‘Luck’ opposite her childhood friend Imran Khan. However, the film didn’t go well at the box office, and Shruti received lots of criticism for her poor acting skills. Shruti received recognition as a star from the Telugu movie ‘Anaganaga O Dheerudu’ opposite Siddharth. The movie received a grand opening, and Shruti was appreciated for her acting skills by the critics. The same year she also debuted in Tamil film ‘7aum Arivu’ as lead actress opposite Suriya. Later, Shruti also appeared in many Bollywood movies such as ‘Dil To Baccha Hai’ in hrutiyear 2011, ‘Ramaiya Vastavaiya’ in 2013, ‘Gabbar Is Back’ in 2015 Sand ‘Behen Hogi Teri’ in 2017. However, none of the movies did well at the box office. Shruti is a popular star in Tamil films. Some of her popular Tamil movies include ‘3’ in 2012, ‘Poojai’ in 2014, ‘Puli’ in 2015 and ‘Si3’ in 2017. Besides, she has also acted in Telugu movies such as ‘Balupu’ in 2013, ‘Yevadu’ and ‘Race Gurram’ in 2014, Katamarayudu in 2017 and ‘Krack’ in 2020.
In the year 2019, Shruti gave voice to animated character ‘Elsa’ in the Tamil version of animated film ‘Frozen’. She also played the role of Nira Patel in the American action drama television series in 2019.
Shruti Hasan was a part of Hindi short Devi(2020) along with other actors such as Neha Dhupia, Kajol and Neena Kulkarni.
Singing career: Shruti Haasan has been singing since the age of 6. At the age of 6 she gave her voice for the song ‘Potri Paadadi Ponne’ from the movie ‘Thevar Magan’ in 1992. In 1997, she voiced the song ‘Chupdi Chupdi Chachi from the movie ‘Chachi 420’. In 1992, she sang the Tamil and Hindi version of the song ‘Rama Rama’ from the movie ‘Hey Ram’. Besides, she has sung many other popular songs like ‘Kannazhaga Kaalazhaga’ from ‘3’, Joganiya from the movie ‘Tevar’ and ‘Dappava Kizhichaan from the movie ‘LKG’.
Affairs and Relationships: In 2010, Shruti dated Siddharth Suryanarayana. It was reported that both are in a live-in relationship. The couple dated for a few years and then, due to some incompatibility issues, got separated. In the year 2011, there were rumours of Shruti dating Dhanush (the Kolaveri singer). However, Shruti denied all these rumours stating that they are only friends. As per few sources in your 2013, Shruti Haasan met the Naga Chaitanya (son of Nagarjuna). They soon became friends and started dating each other but later on got separated. Besides, Shruti name has also been linked up with Indian cricketer Suresh Raina. Later, Shruti Hasan was spotted dating Michael Corsale, who is a London based artist. On 20’th April 2019, Michael tweeted about their separation, stating that the reason behind their split was their long-distance relationship. As per sources, Shruti Haasan is currently dating Shantanu Hazarika, who is an Illustrator and Doodle artist.
In 2013 Shruti Hasan was attacked by a stalker in her apartment in Mumbai. Shruti Haasan somehow fought back and managed to shut the door and jam the attacker’s hand in the door injuring him.
In the year 2014, Shruti Haasan hugged and kissed Tamanna Bhatia at a public function in Chennai.
Shruti was accused of leaking the pictures from the Telugu movie ‘Yevadu’ 2014, which was secretly taken while the song was being shooted. Following the incidence, she got so upset that she filed a case against the police station producers.
In 2017 it was rumoured that Shruti Haasan opted out of the movie ‘Shankarmitra’ after the announcement of the release of the film. In her defence, her spokesperson said that she opted out of the film because she did not receive a proper date calendar or an appropriate bound script. The filmmakers, however, said that it was their decision not to work together.
Less Known Facts About Shruti Haasan
- Shruti Hasan uncle is a well-known actor and lawyer, Charuhasan. Anu Hasan and Suhasini Mani Ratnam are her cousins. Suhasini Maniratnam is the wife of famous Indian director Mani Ratnam.
- During her school days, Shruti Haasan acted in a theatre play, ‘Ashwaha’.
- Shruti did not want to live a celebrity kid’s life, so she used a false identity name Pooja Ramchandran in her school.
- Shruti Haasan has received training in Indian classical music, and she is also a trained dancer.
- She has been featured on the cover of well-known magazines, including Cine Blitz.
- Shruti Haasan is very fond of buying stylish shoes and has a collection of more than a hundred shoes.
- It is reported that Shruti Haasan and her mother did not talk to each other for several years because of her good bonding with her father, Kamal Hassan’s girlfriend. However, later on, they sorted this matter.
- As per a pol that was conducted by Chennai Times, Shruti Hasan was titled the most desirable women in Chennai in the year 2018.
- Shruti Haasan has undergone plastic surgery to enhance her looks. She made this official on her social account in the year 2020.
- Does Shruti Haasan smoke or drink – Not Known.
- In 2021 Shruti Haasan net worth is $ 6 million.