Shruti Haasan is one of the youngest and most popular actresses in the Indian film industry. Although she became a highly-popular actress in the Tamil and Telugu film industries earlier she rose to new-found levels of face when she made her debut in the Bollywood Hindi movies, in 2009.
Apart form being a superstar actress, Shruti Haasan is also a renowned singer and has sung in films since the age of 10, when she first sang for Kamal Haasan’s directorial debut movie ‘Hey Ram’ (2000).
About Shruti Haasan
|Real Name||Shruti Rajalakshmi Haasan|
|Date of Birth||28th January 1986|
|Age (as of October 2018)||31 years|
|Place of Birth||Chennai|
|Education||Degree in Psychology from St. Andrews College (Mumbai)|
|Height||5 ft 7"
(170 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Hazel Brown|
Family & Relationships
(British Stage Actor)
|Net Worth ||INR 15,00,00,000
(USD 2 Million)
|Famous for||Luck (2009), Anaganaga O Dheerudu, Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, 7 Aum Arivu (2011), 3, Gabbar Singh (2012), D-Day (2013), Race Gurram, Poojai (2014), Gabbar Is Back, Srimanthudu, Welcome Back, Puli (2015), Rocky Handsome, Premam (2016), Si3, Behen Hogi Teri (2017)|
|First Movie||HINDI -
Anaganaga O Dheerudu (2011)
7 Aum Arivu (2011)
|Salary (per film)||INR 75,00,000
|Favorite Food||Dosa, Sambar-Saadam, Japanese cuisine, jalebi and ice cream|
|Favorite Actor||Kamal Haasan, Rajnikanth, Ram Charan and Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit|
|Hobbies||Reading books, writing, singing and dancing|
Shruti Haasan is not only a renowned actress in the Bollywood film industry but has also won awards for being a highly-talented playback singer in several movies as well.
Shruti Haasan’s age is around 32 years as Shruti Haasan was born on the 28th of January, 1986, in Chennai. Shruti Haasan’s height is an impressive 5 ft 7 inches (170 cm) while Shruti Haasan’s weight is around 54 kg (119 lbs). In her spare time, Shruti Haasan loves to read books, write songs, sing and dance, as part of her hobbies.
Shruti Haasan’s father is the Tamil superstar veteran actor, Kamal Haasan, while Shruti Haasan’s mother is south Indian popular yesteryear actress, Sarika Thakur. Although Shruti Haasan does not have any brothers, Shruti Haasan’s younger sister is Akshara Haasan, an actress. Shruti Haasan’s ex-boyfriends included South Indian movie superstars, including Siddharth and Dhanush. However, currently Shruti Haasan’s boyfriend is popular British stage actor, Michael Corsale.
Talking about her commercial success, Shruti Haasan’s salary per film is around INR 75 lac (USD 102,000), which makes Shruti Haasan’s net worth an estimated INR 15 crores (USD 2 Million).
As for her talent as an actress and playback singer, Shruti Haasan has won several awards and has been nominated numerous times for prestigious awards and honors.
The list of Shruti Haasan’s award-wins begin when Shruti Haasan won the Edison Awards’ Best Introduced Music Director award for the movie ‘Unnaipol Oruvan’ (2010).
Next, Shruti Haasan won the Filmfare Awards South Best Female Debut award for her excellent performance in ‘7 Aum Arivu’ (2012), besides winning the Filmfare Awards South Best Female Debut award, the CineMAA Awards’ Best Female Debut award and the Asiavision Awards’ Excellent in Tamil award, for her role in ‘Anaganaga O Dheerudu’ (2012).
Later on, Shruti Haasan was the winner of the 2013 SIIMA Award for Stylish Actress of South Indian Cinema and the 2013 SIIMA Award for Pride of South Indian Cinema as well. In the same year, Shruti Haasan also won the CineMAA Awards’ Best Actress – Telugu award for her performance in ‘Gabbar Singh’ (2013).
Further, Shruti Haasan was the recipient of the Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Telugu award as well as the SIIMA Award for Best Actress – Telugu for her role in the Telugu super hit movie ‘Race Gurram’ (2015).
Most recently, Shruti Haasan was the winner of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Utsavam Best Performance in a Leading Role – Female award and the SIIMA Best Actress – Telugu award once again, for her impressive performance in ‘Srimanthudu’ (2016).
Apart from having won these prestigious acting awards, Shruti Haasan has also had around 15 award nominations to her credit as well till date.
Interesting Facts About Shruti Haasan
- Although we do know that Shruti Haasan does not smoke we do not know if Shruti Haasan drinks alcohol.
- As a child, being a talented singer, Shruti Haasan wanted to become a professional singer and did not have any plans to enter as an actress in the Indian film industry.
- At school, Shruti Haasan was known as ‘Pooja Ramacharan’ as her surname was a clear indicator of her legendary Tamil movie family as she wanted to avoid unnecessary publicity.
- Shruti Haasan sang first as a playback singer at the tender age of only 6 years, for the movie ‘Thevar Magan’ (1992).
- Being an avid writer, Shruti Haasan has been successfully writing movie scripts since she was only 14 years old.
- Besides being popular as an actress and singer, Shruti Haasan also a trained dancer, especially in the Kuchipudi form of traditional Indian dance.
- Shruti Haasan started her own band, named ‘The Extramentals’, since 2009, and is the lead vocalist in it.
- Besides English and Hindi, Shruti Haasan can fluently speak in 6 other languages as well.
- Shruti Haasan has a weakness for shoes and reportedly owns over 100 pairs of designer shoes.