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Shruti Haasan is an Indian model, actor and singer who works predominantly in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi language films. She is the daughter of actor Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur. She made her adult acting debut in the drama thriller film Luck (2009).

Full NameShruti Rajalakshmi Hassan
Nickname(s)• Kanna
• Vendakkai
Profession(s)Actor and Singer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourHazel Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm, Hindi (Child Actor): Hey Ram (2000) as Vallabhbhai Patel’s daughter
Film, Hindi (Lead Actor): Luck (2009)
Film, Telugu (Actor): Anaganaga O Dheerudu (2011)
Film, Tamil (Actor): 7aum Arivu (2011)
Film, Tamil (Singer): "Potri Paadadi Ponne" song for the film Thevar Magan (1992)
Web-Series, American (Actor): Treadstone (2019) as Nira Patel
Awards, Honours, AchievementsFilmfare Awards South
2012: Best Female Debut for 7aum Arivu
CineMAA Awards
2012: Best Female Debut for Anaganaga O Dheerudu
Asiavision Awards
2013: Excellence in Tamil for ‘3’
2013: Stylish Actress of South Indian Cinema
2013: Pride of South Indian Cinema
2015: Best Actress (Telugu) for Race Gurram
IIFA Utsavam
2016: Performance in a Leading Role – Female for Srimanthudu
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 January 1986 (Tuesday)
Age (as in 2020)34 Years
BirthplaceMadras, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac signAquarius
SignatureShruti Haasan's Autograph
HometownMadras, Tamil Nadu
School(s)• Abacus Montessori School, Chennai
• Lady Andal School, Chennai
College/University• St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai
• Hollywood Music School, California
Educational QualificationDegree in Psychology
CasteIyengar Brahmin
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesShopping and Travelling
Tattoo(s)She has got more than five tattoos inked on her body.
• In 2013, Shruti was attacked by a stalker in her Mumbai apartment. Though, she fought back and shut the door and also managed to jam the attacker's hand in her door and injured him. [3]
• In 2014, Shruti and Tamannaah Bhatia hugged and kissed each other in front of the public at a function in Chennai. [4]
• Her leaked pictures from the Telugu film 'Yevadu' (2014), which were secretly taken while filming a song. Following it, she got so much upset that she filed a police complaint against the producers. [5]
• In 2017, there were rumours that after announcing the release of the film 'Sangamithra,' Shruti opted out of the film. Her spokesperson said,
She opted out since she had not received a proper bound script nor a proper date calendar.”
Whereas the makers of the film said,
Shruti Haasan didn’t opt-out. We decided that we could not work together effectively.”
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends• Siddharth, Actor (2010-2011)
• Dhanush, Actor (Rumoured)
• Naga Chaitanya, Actor (2013)
• Suresh Raina, Cricketer (Rumoured)
• Michael Corsale, Theatre Artist (2016-2019)
ParentsFather- Kamal Haasan (Actor and Politician)
Mother- Sarika Thakur (Actor)
SiblingsSister- Akshara Haasan, Actor (Younger)
Favourite Things
Actor(s)Shah Rukh Khan and Rajinikanth
Fashion BrandsGuess and Aldo
Cosmetic BrandMac and Benefit
Style Quotient
Car CollectionRange Rover Sport
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 1.2 crore per film

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shruti Haasan

  • Shruti Haasan is an Indian film actress and singer.
  • Her father, Kamal Haasan is a Tamilian, whereas her mother, Sarika was born to a Maharashtrian father and a Rajput mother.
  • Her uncle is a well-known actor and lawyer, Charuhasan.
  • Her cousins, Anu Hasan and Suhasini Maniratnam are South-Indian actresses, and Suhasini is married to the popular Indian director, Mani Ratnam.
  • While she was in school, she acted in a theatre play, ‘Ashwaha.’Shruti Haasan’s Childhood Picture
  • She used a fake name ‘Pooja Ramchandran’ while she was in school; as she did not want to live the life of a celebrity kid.
  • She did training in Indian classical music, and she is a trained dancer too.
  • She started working as a playback singer at the age of 6. Later, she lent her voice for the song, “Chupadi Chupadi Chaachi” from the film, ‘Chachi 420’ in 1997.
  • She was supposed to make her debut as an actor in the film, ‘Endrendrum Punnagai’ (2008) opposite R. Madhavan, but due to some reasons, the film got delayed.
  • Later, her childhood friend, Imran Khan, suggested her name to the makers of the Bollywood film, ‘Luck’ (2009). The film failed to do well at the box-office, and she was criticised for her poor performance in the film.
  • She has acted in many Bollywood films, like ‘Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji’ (2011), ‘Ramaiya Vastavaiya’ (2013), ‘Gabbar Is Back’ (2015), and ‘Behen Hogi Teri’ (2017).
  • She has appeared in various Tamil films, including ‘3’ (2012), ‘Poojai’ (2014), ‘Puli’ (2015), and ‘Si3’ (2017).
  • Some of her Telugu films are ‘Balupu’ (2013), ‘Yevadu’ (2014), ‘Race Gurram’ (2014), ‘Katamarayudu’ (2017), and ‘Krack’ (2020).
  • She lent her voice for many songs, like “Kannazhaga Kaalazhaga” from ‘3’ (2012), “Jogania” from ‘Tevar’ (2015), and “Dappava Kizhichaan” from ‘LKG’ (2019).
  • She dubbed for the animated character ‘Elsa’ in the Tamil version of the popular animated film, ‘Frozen’ (2009).
  • In 2020, she acted in the Hindi short film, ‘Devi,’ along with Kajol, Neha Dhupia, and Neena Kulkarni.
  • She has appeared in various TV commercials.
  • She has featured on the cover of many well-known magazines.
  • She is an animal lover and posts pictures with cats and dogs on her social media accounts.
  • She loves buying stylish shoes and has a collection of more than 100 pair of shoes.
  • Reportedly, Shruti and her mother did not talk for a few years; as Shruti had developed a good bond with her father’s girlfriend. Late, they sorted out the matter.
  • When she was asked about her parents’ marriage in an interview, she said,
    When I was five, I had the privilege of seeing my parents getting married. Though we were already a family, my parents wanted two children and my mom wanted to get married only when they had the second child. So as soon as my sister Akshara was born, they got married in a beautiful ceremony at home.”
  • In an interview, when she was asked about her parents’ separation, she said,
    My mother moved to an apartment in Chennai with Akshara and me when I was 15. Since then, she has been financially independent. We grew up in this mansion with a swimming pool, but we were attached to the home and not to the house.”
  • Shruti and her music band ‘The Extramentals’ has performed live at various events.
  • When she was asked about her link-up rumours with the Bollywood actor, Ranbir Kapoor, she said,
    I am very busy with my work and have nothing to say because these rumours don’t affect me anymore.” Her nickname is Kanna and Vendakkai.
  • The popular South-Indian actress, Tamannaah Bhatia is one of her best friends.
  • Shruti was titled as one of the most desirable women in Chennai as per the poll conducted by the Chennai Times in 2018.
  • On 20 April 2019, her ex-boyfriend, Michael announced his separation with Shruti on his Tweeter account.
  • In 2020, on her social media account, she revealed that she had gone under knives to enhance her looks.
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