Shruti Haasan is an Indian film actress and singer who works predominantly in Tamil,  Telugu and Hindi language films. She is the recipient of several awards, including two Filmfare Awards South and has established herself as one of the leading actresses of South Indian cinema.

Birth Name

Shruti Rajalakshmi Hassan

Nickname

Shruti, Kanna, Sruti

Profession

Actress, Singer, Model

Genre

Bollywood, Alternative Rock, Jazz, Rock, Pop

Instruments

Vocals, Keyboard

Labels

Unsigned

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Shruti Haasan was born on January 28, 1986 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Age

She is currently 33 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Nationality

Indian

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Shruti completed her schooling at Abacus Montessori School in Chennai. Later, she graduated with a degree in the subject of psychology from St. Andrew’s College in Mumbai. Her center of attention being acting and music, led her to travel to Los Angeles, California to study music at the Musicians Institute.

Family Details

  • Father – Kamal Haasan (Politician, Director, Actor, Dancer, Producer, Playback Singer, Songwriter)
  • Mother – Sarika Thakur (Actress, Sound Designer, Costume Designer, Associate Director)
  • Siblings – Akshara Haasan (Younger Sister) (Actress, Assistant Director)
  • Others – Charuhasan (Uncle) (Actor, Lawyer), Anu Hasan (Cousin) (Actress), Suhasini Maniratnam (Cousin) (Actress)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Shruti Haasan dated –

  • Ranbir Kapoor (2014) – Actor Ranbir Kapoor and Shruti were rumored to be dating after they had been together in a Philips advertisement in 2014. However, Shruti addressed the media stating that the rumors were false and she found it to be funny, ridiculous and irrational.

  • Michael Corsale (2016-Present) – Shruti started dating the Italian actor Michael Corsale in November 2016. The two had been spotted together on multiple occasions after Michael had flown to India for a week and spent Valentine’s day with her in 2017. They met through a mutual friend in London when she was there to record a track with a British band called “Dinosaur Pile-Up”.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 62 kg
  • In Pounds – 136 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-26-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Best Known For

Being the lead actress in several films such as Luck (2009), 3 (2012), Balupu (2013), and Race Horse (2014). Having won many awards for her acting skills such as Filmfare Awards South for “Best Female Debut” in 2012, Asiavision Awards for “Excellence in Tamil” in 2013, and IIFA Utsavam for “Performance In A Leading Role-Female” in 2015.

Singing Debut

Shruti has released several songs as a playback singer such as Potri Paadadi Ponne(1992),  Ram Ram Hey Ram (2000), Allah Jaane (2009), Alvida (2013) and Don’t You Mess With Me (2015).

Film Debut

Shruti made her theatrical film debut as a child artist in the comedy-drama based film  Chachi 420 in 1997.

TV Show Debut

She made her first TV show appearance on the talk-show Comedy Nights with Kapil in 2015.

Brand Endorsements

Shruti has done endorsement work for many brands like, UNIBIC, Fanta, Nestle (Munch), LLOYD, Philips, Acne Star, Pothys, Medimix, Flite, Veet, Emami & Reebok.

Controversies

  • There were reports that Shruti Haasan and Dhanush got carried away with their romantic scenes on the sets of a 2011 film, which later turned out to be an affair. However, Dhanush’s wife slammed such rumours.
  • In 2013, Shruti was attacked by a stalker in her Mumbai apartment. Though, she fought back shutting the door on her attacker and also managed to jam attacker’s hand in her door and injure him.
  • In 2014, Shruti and Tamannaah Bhatia hugged and kissed each other in front of public at a function in Chennai.
  • 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.

Trivia

  • Shruti was voted as The Most Desirable Woman in a recent pol conducted by the Chennai Times.
  • Her husky voice is identical to Karisma Kapoor.

Awards & Nominations

YearFilmAwardCategoryResult
2010LuckStardust AwardsKamla Pasand Exciting New FaceNominated
Unnaipol OruvanEdison AwardsBest Introduced Music DirectorWon
20127aum ArivuVijay AwardsBest Debut ActressNominated
Filmfare Awards SouthBest Actress — TamilNominated
Best Female DebutWon
Anaganaga O DheeruduWon
CineMAA AwardsBest Female DebutWon
20133Asiavision AwardsExcellence in TamilWon
Edison AwardsBest ActressNominated
Vijay AwardsBest ActressNominated
Best Female Playback SingerNominated
Filmfare Awards SouthBest Actress — TamilNominated
Best Female Playback Singer – TamilNominated
SIIMABest Actress – TamilNominated
Best Female Playback Singer – TamilNominated
Stylish Actress of South Indian CinemaWon
Pride of South Indian CinemaWon
Gabbar SinghCineMAA AwardsBest Actress – TeluguWon
CineMAA AwardsCineMAA Award for Best ActressNominated
2014D-DayIIFA AwardsBest Supporting ActressNominated
BalupuSIIMABest Actress – TeluguNominated
2015Race GurramFilmfare Awards SouthBest Actress – TeluguWon
AagaduBest Female Playback Singer – TeluguNominated
PuliBest Female Playback Singer – TamilNominated
Race GurramSIIMABest Actress – TeluguWon
SrimanthuduIIFA UtsavamPerformance In A Leading Role – FemaleWon
2016SIIMABest Actress – TeluguWon

Shruti Haasan Favorites

  • Favorite Actors – Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Shah Rukh Khan
  • Favorite Actress – Madhuri Dixit
  • Favorite Movies – The Godfather series, Mughal-E-Azam
  • Favorite Musician – Brandon Boyd
  • Favorite Colors – Red, Grey, Black
  • Favorite Food – South Indian, Japanese Food
  • Favorite Perfume – Bulgari Black, 212 Sexy
  • Favorite Designer – Rehane, Manish Arora, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Balmain
  • Favorite Brands – Balmain, Zara, Forever 21, H&M
  • Favorite Holiday Destination – Seychelles, Los Angeles, Goa
  • Favorite Pet – Dog
  • Favorite Makeup Brands – Mac, Benefit
  • Favorite Clothing Brands – Aldo, Guess

Shruti Haasan Net Worth

Shruti Haasan has a net worth of $6 million dollars as of 2019. She is one of the highest paid actresses in the industry whose remuneration for a film sits somewhere between Rs 2 and Rs 3 crore. Shruti Haasan owns a sprawling flat in the posh area of Bandra in Mumbai that features two large bedrooms with respective bathrooms along with all the amenities. She also owns a luxury house in Chennai.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shruti Haasan

  • She began singing when she was just 6 years old and at the age of 16, she started her own alt-rock band called The Extramentals.
  • At the age of 6, she made her singing debut for the film Thevar Magan.
  • Since the age of 14, she has been writing scripts.
  • A year after making her Bollywood debut opposite Imran Khan in ‘Luck’ (2009), she went under the cosmetic surgery to fix her nose to suit her face.
  • She is considered as a lucky charm for the IPL team Chennai Super Kings.
  • She is considered to be a trained Kuchipudi dancer, which she had learned for her role in Oh My Friend.
  • She is the vocalist of a rock band called “The Extramentals.”
  • She can speak in 8 different languages.
  • She is crazy about shoes and has a collection of over 100 pairs.
  • She has walked the ramp for several designers including Saaksha & Kinni in 2018 at the Lakme Fashion Week.
  • In 2018, Shruti earned the prestigious title of being the most desired woman during a survey that was being conducted by the Chennai Times.
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