Actress Shruti Hassan Profile
Born: Shruti Rajalakshmi Haasan
January 28, 1986 (age 26)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Years active: 1992; 1997; 2000–present
Parents: Kamal Haasan
Shruti Haasan (born January 28, 1986) is an Indian actress from South Indian film industry
Shruti Rajalakshmi Hassan was born to actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika in Chennai, India.. She schooled at Abacus in Chennai and moved to Mumbai to major in psychology at St. Andrew’s College. She learnt music at the Musicians Institute in California. She underwent rhinoplasty to alter her nose early in her film career.. She sports a tattoo on her left upper back that reads Shruti in Tamil.
Shruti sang her first song in Thevar Magan in the composition of Ilaiyaraaja. She made her singing debut in the Hindi language film, Chachi 420. In 2010, she collaborated with Dave Kushner for Hisss. Whilst Kushner composed the track, Shruti wrote the lyrics, sang and appeared in a promotional video for the film.
Shruti Haasan at a TeachAIDS recording session in Mumbai in 2010
In 2000, Shruti made a cameo appearance in Hey Ram. She signed up to feature in Soham Shah’s Luck opposite Imran Khan.. She also appeared alongiside Blaaze in the promotional videos for Unnaipol Oruvan and Eenadu. She made her Telugu debut in 2011, opposite Siddharth in Anaganaga O Dheerudu co-produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Her second Hindi feature film, Madhur Bhandarkar’s Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, saw her appear in an extended cameo alongside an ensemble cast of Emraan Hashmi, Ajay Devgn and Shazahn Padamsee. In mid 2010, Shruti was signed by A. R. Murugadoss to star opposite Suriya in his next film 7aum Arivu. She learnt Kuchipudi for Oh My Friend. Shruti Haasan was next seen in 3 and the film gained much hype prior to release due to the collaboration with Aishwarya, being the daughters of the two leading contemporary Tamil actors Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth as did the success of the song Why This Kolaveri Di?. Her Gabbar Singh, a remake of the 2010 Hindi blockbuster Dabangg was highly successful. Her next film in Telugu is Balupu. She has been offered a role in Prabhu Dheva’s new venture.
After much speculation, Shruti was finalized as the music composer of Unnaipol Oruvan. She is also the vocalist of an alternative rock band The Extramentals.