Shruthi Hasan is the daughter of Kamal Hasan the ‘SakalakalaaVallavar’and his second wife Sarika, a well-known film actress. She was born on 28-01-1986 in Chennai before her parent’s marriage which took place in the year 1988 only. She did her schooling in a Montessori school named Abacus in Chennai. She studied her degree in psychology at St.Andrew’s College. After that she went to USA and joined the Musician’s Institute there and continued her studies.
As a Child she has sang and acted in a guest role in the film ‘Hey Ram’(2000) which was directed by ‘Kamal Hasan, her father’. Later in the same year, she acted in her first Bollywood movie ‘Luck’ She acted in Walt Disney’s fantasy film ‘Anaganaga O Dheerudu’ and other films like ‘Oh My Friend’ and ‘7th Sense’. ‘Gabbar Singh’ which was a Telugu remake of Bollywood hit ‘Dabangg’ in which she has acted around this time has become a big commercial hit.
Films like ‘Race Gurram’, ‘Balupu’, ‘Yevadu’, ‘Srimanthudu in which she has acted as heroine, have made her one of the most successful film actresses in Telugu during the above period.Shruthi Hasan appeared in proportionalvideos of her father’s film ‘Unnaippoloruvan’ for which music was composed by her.
She also appeared in promotional videos of films like ‘Hisss’ in which she had sung a song also.
Her next film was Dhanush’s directorial debut 3 co-starring Dhanush. As Shruthi was not initially available for shooting, the film’s shooting was started making Amala Paul as the heroine, but after some time, everything underwent a drastic change and Shruhti herself started acting in it. This film witnessed a coming together of the daughters of two super stars Kamal Hasan and Rajanikant. The success of the song ‘Why this Koleveri’ is an ample example of the popularity of this film.
Her Telugu film ‘Baupu’ released in the year 2013, became a super hit. She returned to Hindi film world in the year 2013 by acting in Prabhu Deva’s ‘RamaiyaVastavaiya followed by Nikhil Advani’s ‘D-Day’. These films were moderate successes and provided much needed positive reviews for Shruthi Hasan.
Telegu film ‘Yevadu’ released in the year 2014 became a major commercial success. Another film of the same year ‘Race Gurram’ in which AlluArjun was her co-starrer also became a grand success.
After finishing ‘Gabbar is Back’, she is now acting in three Hindi films. They are ‘Welcome Back’ a comedy by AneesBazmee, Tignashu’s‘Yaara’ and ‘Rockey Handsome’. She is also acting in a Tamil action masala named ‘Poojai’ and Telugu action comedy named ‘Aagadu’.