Shruti Haasan, a renowned Indian film actress and singer, has made significant contributions to the Bollywood, Telugu, and Tamil film industries. The Bollywood Actress with her versatile acting skills and melodious voice, she has won the hearts of millions of fans worldwide.
This blog post delves into the life and career of this talented actress, providing an in-depth look at her journey to stardom.
Early Life and Upbringing
Born on January 28, 1986, in Chennai, Shruti Haasan hails from a family deeply rooted in the Indian film industry. Her father, Kamal Haasan, is a legendary actor, and her mother, Sarika Thakur, is also a well-known actress. She completed her primary education at Lady Andal School in Chennai and later moved to Mumbai to pursue a degree in psychology at St.
Andrew’s College. She further honed her musical skills at the Musicians Institute in California.
Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign
|Full Name||Shruti Rajalakshmi Haasan|
|Alternative Names(s) (also known as)||Shruti Kamal Haasan, Shruti Hassan|
|Date of Birth||28 January 1986 (Tuesday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||37 Years|
|Birthplace||Madras, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Hometown||Madras, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Current Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Education Qualification||Degree in Psychology from St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai; Course in Film Making from New York Film Academy|
|Hobbies and Interests||Shopping, Travelling, Cooking, Listening to Music, Dancing, Reading, Swimming, Mimicking, Doing Adventure Sports|
|Languages Known||Tamil, Hindi, English|
|Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter|
|Wikipedia Profile link||Shruti Haasan – Wikipedia|
|IMDb Profile link||Shruti Haasan – IMDb|
Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements
|Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)||36-26-36 inches (91-66-91 cm)|
|Height in feet, inches, cm||5 ft 7.5 in or 171.5 cm|
|Weight in kg, lbs||59 kg or 130 lbs|
|Chest||36 inches (91 cm)|
|Waist||26 inches (66 cm)|
|Hairstyle||Long and wavy|
|Distinctive Features||Sharp features, dimpled smile, nose ring|
|Tattoos||She has more than five tattoos inked on her body, such as a rose on her left ankle, a musical note on her right wrist, her name in Tamil on her upper back, etc|
Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs
Shruti Haasan’s personal life has been as vibrant as her professional career. She was born into a family of actors, with her younger sister, Akshara Haasan, also making a name for herself in the industry.
In terms of relationships, Shruti has been linked with several personalities, including actors Siddharth Suryanaryan and Naga Chaitanya, and theatre artist Michael Corsale.
|Relationships Details||Relationships Details|
|Spouse – Husband||N/A|
|Father||Kamal Haasan, Actor and Filmmaker|
|Mother||Sarika Thakur, Actress|
|Siblings||Akshara Haasan, Actress (Younger Sister)|
|Affairs – Boyfriend(s)||Siddharth, Actor (2010-2011) , Dhanush, Actor (Rumored) , Naga Chaitanya, Actor (2013) , Suresh Raina, Cricketer (Rumored) , Michael Corsale, Theatre Artist (2016-2019) , Santanu Hazarika, Multidisciplinary Visual Artist (2020 – Present)|
|Significant Relationships||Kamal Haasan, Father – Shruti Haasan has a very close relationship with her father Kamal Haasan. She has spoken of him as a major influence in her life and career. He has been supportive of her throughout her journey in the film industry. Michael Corsale, Ex-Boyfriend – Shruti Haasan was in a long-term relationship with Michael Corsale, a London-based theater artist. They met through a common friend and dated for about three years. They often shared their pictures on social media and attended events together. However, they broke up in 2019 due to compatibility issues. Shruti announced their split on Instagram with a caption that read “Life has just kept us on opposite sides of the globe unfortunately and so we have to walk solo paths it seems. But this young man will always be my best mate.”|
Rise to Stardom
Shruti Haasan made her silver screen debut as a child artist in the Tamil-Hindi bilingual film “Hey Ram,” directed by her father. Her first lead role in Bollywood was in the film “Luck” in 2009.
She made her Telugu debut with “Anaganaga O Dheerudu” and her Tamil debut with “7aum Arivu,” both in 2011. These films marked the beginning of her successful journey in the Indian film industry.
Debut Film – Hey Ram
Successful Film – Gabbar Singh
Career, Awards, and Achievements
Shruti Haasan’s career is adorned with numerous awards and recognitions. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South for both “Anaganaga O Dheerudu” and “7aum Arivu”.
She also won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu for “Race Gurram” and three SIIMA Awards for Best Actress – Telugu for the films “Gabbar Singh,” “Race Gurram,” and “Srimanthudu”.
|Profession(s)||Actress, Singer, Music Composer, Producer|
|Debut Film||Luck (2009) as Ayesha / Natasha|
|Notable Roles||7aum Arivu (2011) as Subha Srinivasan , Gabbar Singh (2012) as Bhagyalakshmi , D-Day (2013) as Suraiya , Race Gurram (2014) as Spandana , Vedalam (2015) as Swetha , Srimanthudu (2015) as Charuseela , Krack (2021) as Jayamma|
|Recent Films – New Movies||Krack (2021) as Jayamma , Vakeel Saab (2021) as Vemula Pallavi , Laabam (2021) as Clara|
|Upcoming Films||Salaar (2022) as Unknown , Prabhas 22 (2022) as Unknown , Waltair Veerayya (2023) as Unknown|
|Popular Television Series||MTV Rush (2012) as Herself, Hello Sago (2018-2019) as Host, The Stage Season 3 (2019) as Judge|
|Awards and Achievements||Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South for Anaganaga O Dheerudu and 7aum Arivu (2012), Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu for Race Gurram (2015), IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Actress – Telugu for Srimanthudu (2016), SIIMA Award for Best Actress – Telugu for Srimanthudu and Gabbar Singh (2016 and 2013), Filmfare Award for Art Icon of the Year – East (2021), etc.|
|Endorsements/Brand Collaborations||Lloyd, Emami Navratna Cool Talc, Fossil Watches, Philips, Haute Curry, Pothys, Tanishq, etc.|
|Philanthropy/Charity Work||Supported the cause of animal welfare by featuring in a PETA campaign to encourage vegetarianism in 2014, Donated Rs. 15 lakh to a relief fund for COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Participated in a charity concert to raise funds for Chennai flood victims in 2015, etc.|
|Professional Associations||Extramentals Music Production House, Isidro Media Production Company|
|Training and Education||Degree in Psychology from St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai; Course in Film Making from New York Film Academy; Music Training from Musicians Institute in California|
|Production Company||Isidro Media|
|Box Office Success – Hit Movies||Gabbar Singh (2012), Yevadu (2014), Race Gurram (2014), Vedalam (2015), Srimanthudu (2015), Krack (2021), etc.|
|Critical Acclaim Movies||7aum Arivu (2011), D-Day (2013), Oh My Friend (2011), 3 (2012), etc.|
Assets and Finances – Net Worth
|Net Worth in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 45 crore or $6 million|
|Per Movie Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 6 crore or $0.8 million|
|Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 5 lakh or $6,700|
|Sponsorship Deals||AJIO, GIVA, Parcos, etc.|
|Business Ventures||Parcos.com, The Eye film, etc.|
|Investments||Property, mutual funds, land, etc.|
|Real Estate Holdings||Not available|
|Luxury Items/Properties Owned||Latex dress, jewelry, etc.|
|Cars Collection||Land Rover Sport HSE, Audi Q7, Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, Toyota Fortuner, etc.|
Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan|
|Favorite Actress||Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit, Meryl Streep|
|Favorite Film||Mughal-e-Azam (1960), The Godfather (1972), Amadeus (1984)|
|Favorite Music Bands||Radiohead, Muse, Nirvana, Foo Fighters|
|Favorite Books||The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy|
|Favorite Color||Black, Red|
|Favorite Food||Sambar-Rice, Dosa, Japanese Food|
|Things s/he like||Cooking, Travelling, Singing, Playing Piano and Guitar|
|Things s/he dislike||Hypocrisy, Dishonesty, Negativity|
Top 5 Best Films – Shruti Haasan
|Film Name||Year of Release||Character Played|
Controversies – Shruti Haasan
- Her infamous nose job, which she admitted to having done not for aesthetic reasons but due to breathing problems.
- Leaked pictures from the shoot of the Telugu film ‘Yevadu,’ which upset her so much that she filed a police complaint against the producers.
- Rumors of a live-in relationship with actor Siddharth Suryanaryan.
- The bold posters of her film “D-Day” with Arjun Rampal.
- An attack by a stalker at her Mumbai apartment.
Interesting Facts – Shruti Haasan
- She was declared the most desirable woman in Chennai in 2018.
- She charges almost 1.2 crore rupees for a film.
- She is fond of dogs and cats and often posts pictures with them on her social media profiles.
- She used a fake name, “Pooja Ramachandran,” during her school days to hide her identity.
- She is the Tamil voice of Elsa in ‘Frozen II’.
- She owns at least 100 pairs of shoes.
Shruti Haasan’s journey in the Indian film industry is a testament to her talent, hard work, and dedication. As she continues to charm audiences with her performances, she remains a significant figure in Indian cinema..