Shruti Haasan was born on 28 January 1986 to actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur in Chennai, India. Her younger sister Akshara represents India nationally for Ballroom Latin dancing. Shruthi studied at Abacus in Chennai and moved to Mumbai to study psychology at St. Andrew’s College.

Shruti shifted her focus to cinema and music, and eventually travelled to the USA to continue to learn music at the Musicians Institute in California, before returning to Chennai. She has also had rhinoplasty to alter the appearance of her nose early in her film career.

Shruti’s was only six when she recorded a song for the first time for Thevar Magan (for her gather) and it was an Ilaiyaraaja composition. Next came her debut singing for a Hindi movie titled Chachi 420 and this happened to be a duet, where her father joined in. the film ‘Hey Ram’ saw Shruti sang various versions (title theme)- in Tamil and Hindi and the song was titled “Rama Rama”.once again it was sung along with Shruti?s father. It turns out that the Ilayaraaja album received critical praise and also won shruti accolades!
K. J. Yesudas (a veteran singer) joined Shruti for a film titled En Mana Vaanil (in the year 2002) which was for Ilaiyaraaja’s music. She’s also worked done work with Gautham Menon for his Vaaranam Aayiram where the composition was by Harris Jayaraj. Shruti (in the year 2008) was busy wrapping up her debut album (untitled) where she has not only sung the tracks, but has also composed and written them herself! This album was to be released somewhere in 2009. She has also sung a track for her own movie Luck.
September 2010 saw Shruti collaborating with Dave Kushner and the project was for the film titled Hisss. The lyrics for this track were written by Shruti and it was a Whilst Kushner composition?. Shruti also sang this track and featured in the promotional video.

Shruti is not only interested in composing music, singing and acting, but she has also tried her hand at modeling. In September 2007, shruti featured in Frappe! Magazine as well as Verve.

Shruti’s debut in Bollywood came with a film titled Luck where she was paired opposite /Imran Khan and which was a Soham Shah film. This film gathered quite a lot of publicity before its release, but failed to be so promising at the box office. Shruti debuted in Telugu films in the year 2011 (January), where she was cast opposite Siddharth and the film was titled Anaganaga O Dheerudu, which is a Prakash Kovelamudi’s direction. This movie was a Walt Disney Pictures co-production, yet it turned out to be unsuccessful commercially.


Movies Done By Shruti Haasan

  • 1992 Thevar Magan “Potri Paadadi Ponne” Ilaiyaraaja
  • 1997 Chachi 420 “Chupadi Chupadi Chaachi” Vishal Bhardwaj
  • 2000 Hey Ram “Ram Ram Hey Ram” Ilaiyaraaja
  • 2002 En Mana Vaanil “Roattorap Paattuch Chaththam” Ilaiyaraaja
  • 2008 Vaaranam Aayiram “Adiye Kolluthe” Harris Jayaraj
  • 2009 Luck “Aazma (Luck Is The Key)” Salim-Sulaiman
  • 2009 Unnaipol Oruvan “Allah Jaane” Herself
  • 2009 “Unnaipol Oruvan”
  • 2009 “Vaanam Ellai”
  • 2009 Eenadu “Allah Jaane” Herself
  • 2009 “Eenadu”
  • 2009 “Ningi Haddu”
  • 2010 — “Semmozhiyaana Thamizh Mozhiyaam” A. R. Rahman
  • 2010 Prithvi (Kannada) “Nenapidu Nenapidu” Manikanth Kadri
  • 2010 Hisss “Beyond The Snake” Dave Kushner
  • 2011 Udhayan “Evan Ivan” Manikanth Kadri
  • 2011 7aum Arivu “Yellae Lama” Harris Jayaraj
  • 2011 Oh My Friend “Sri Chaitanya Junior College” R. Anil
  • 2011 Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal “Sokkupodi” G. V. Prakash Kumar
  • 2012 3 “Kannazhaga Kaalazhaga” Anirudh Ravichander
  • 2012 3 (Hindi) “Tan Ye Mera”
  • 2012 3 (Telugu) “Kannulada”
  • 2013 D-Day “Alvida” Shankar Ehsaan Loy
  • 2014 Yennamo Yedho “Shut Up Your Mouth” D. Imman
  • 2014 Race Gurram “Down Down” S. Thaman
  • 2014 “Cinema Choopistha” S. Thaman
  • 2014 “Sweety Sweety” S. Thaman
  • 2014 Aagadu “Junction Lo” S. Thaman
  • 2014 Maan Karate “Un Vizhigalil” Anirudh Ravichander
  • 2015 Tevar “Madamiyan” Sajid-Wajid
  • 2015 Shamitabh “Stereophonic Sannata” Ilaiyaraaja
  • 2015 Puli “Yaendi Yaendi” Devi Sri Prasad
  • 2015 Vedalam ”Don’t You Mess With Me” Anirudh Ravichander
  • 2016 Idhu Namma Aalu “King Kong” Kuralarasan
  • 2019 LKG “Dappava Kizhichaan” Leon James
  • 2019 Khamoshi “Khamoshi title track” Zeest
  • 2019 Kadaram Kondan “Kadaram Kondan” Ghibran
  • 2020 Yaara


Awards and nominations Received By Shruti Haasan

  • 2010 Luck Stardust Awards Kamla Pasand Exciting New Face Nominated
  • 2010 Unnaipol Oruvan Edison Awards Best Introduced Music Director Won
  • 2012 7aum Arivu Vijay Awards Best Debut Actress Nominated
  • 2012 Filmfare Awards South Best Actress — Tamil Nominated
  • 2012 Best Female Debut Won
  • 2012 Anaganaga O Dheerudu Won
  • 2012 CineMAA Awards Best Female Debut Won
  • 2013 3 Asiavision Awards Excellence in Tamil Won
  • 2013 Edison Awards Best Actress Nominated
  • 2013 Vijay Awards Best Actress Nominated
  • 2013 Best Female Playback Singer Nominated
  • 2013 Filmfare Awards South Best Actress — Tamil Nominated
  • 2013 Best Female Playback Singer – Tamil Nominated
  • 2013 SIIMA Best Actress – Tamil Nominated
  • 2013 Best Female Playback Singer – Tamil Nominated
  • 2013 Stylish Actress of South Indian Cinema Won
  • 2013 Pride of South Indian Cinema Won
  • 2013 Gabbar Singh CineMAA Awards Best Actress – Telugu Won
  • 2013 CineMAA Awards CineMAA Award for Best Actress Nominated
  • 2014 D-Day IIFA Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
  • 2014 Balupu SIIMA Best Actress – Telugu Nominated
  • 2015 Race Gurram Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Telugu Won
  • 2015 Aagadu Best Female Playback Singer – Telugu Nominated
  • 2015 Puli Best Female Playback Singer – Tamil Nominated
  • 2015 Race Gurram SIIMA Best Actress – Telugu Won
  • 2015 Srimanthudu IIFA Utsavam Performance In A Leading Role – Female Won
  • 2016 SIIMA Best Actress – Telugu Won