Actresses, Celebrities|November 27, 2011 11:12 am

Shruti Haasan

Shruti Haasan born to actors Kamal Hassan and Sarika in Chennai, India, also has a younger sister named Akshara who represents India nationally for Ballroom Latin dancing, Shruti Haasan studied at Abacus in Chennai and shifted to Mumbai to study psychology at St. Andrew’s College and continued with her stint in music through work as a singer in regional Indian languages, a career in music direction beginning with her father’s production ‘Unnaipol Oruvan’ and her own music band and album.

Shruti is an Actor, singer and music composer, she has worked in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil films. As a child artiste, she sang in films and appeared in a guest role, She made her debut with action drama ‘Luck’ in 2009, after that she was critically acclaimed for her role in the Walt Disney fantasy film, ‘Anaganaga O Dheerudu’, ‘Oh My Friend’ and ‘7aum Arivu’,

Shruti shifted her focus to movies and music , she travelled to the USA to continue to learn music at the Musicians Institute in California, before returning to Chennai.

Shruti’s debut song was for her father’s ‘Thevar Magan’ and first song of her life was sang in Hindi language in school, she also had given her voice in Chachi 420, singing a duet with her father who also directed the film, Rama Rama for the movie ‘Hey Ram’ from the album for Ilayaraaja, which was critically praised, she also got a chance to sing along with veteran singer K. J. Yesudas for the film ‘En Mana Vaanil’ under Ilaiyaraaja’s music, She sung yet another song with Gautham Menon’s Vaaranam Aayiram under the composition of Harris Jayaraj. in 2008 she was almost ready with her untitled debut album, which was composed, written and sung, by herself, the album was released in mid of 2009, after that she landed her voice to a Hindi film ‘Luck’,

She signed Hiss with Dave Kushner where she sand for Kushner’s composition, lyrics given by herself,

After singing she entered into modelling, she appeared in the Frappe! magazine of September 2007 and in Verve.
She also made a cameo appearance as the daughter of Vallabhai Patel in the biopic of Mahatma Gandhi. She made her full debut as an actress opposite Madhavan in 2008 in a film directed by Nishikanth Kamath,

She also signed Soham Shah’s ‘Luck’ opposite Imran Khan which was a Hindi film which did not work well on box office, after that she made her Telugu debut in January 2011, opposite Siddharth in the fantasy adventure film ‘Anaganaga O Dheerudu’ directed by Prakash Kovelamudi son of director K. Raghavendra Rao. The Walt Disney Pictures co produced film was unsuccessful as well.

In 2010 Shruti signed a film by A. R. Murugadoss opposite Surya Sivakumar titled ‘7aam Arivu’ which became successful and her performance was also appreciated by critics, She landed her voice to an HIV/AIDS education animated software tutorial created by the nonprofit organization TeachAIDS.

Shruti also worked as the music composer for the Tamil film ‘Unnaipol Oruvan’ the remake of Bollywood film ‘A Wednesday!’, Shruti is also the vocalist of an alternative rock band ‘The Extramentals’.

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