Shruti Haasan breaks into an impromptu performance at a restaurant in London - GulfToday

Shruti Haasan breaks into an impromptu performance at a restaurant in London

Shruti Haasan poses for a photograph

After her visit to Cannes, Shruti Haasan flew to the UK to resume shooting for her international film, ‘The Eye’. During a visit to a restaurant in London, the actress wowed everyone there with an impromptu gig.

Shruti and her friends along with her partner Santanu Hazarika, decided to let down their hair and visited a popular restaurant Louie’s for a night out. Whilst listening to their in house band perform foot tapping music, Shruti decided to enthral the patrons with an impromptu performance.

It was absolutely spontaneous and the restaurant’s in house band played along making it one memorable evening. Talking about her impromptu singing, Shruti said, “It was a lovely evening and when they asked me to sing, I was glad to. I loved it and everyone had a fantastic time.”

Shruti Haasan is an Indian actress and playback singer who primarily works in Telugu, Hindi and Tamil films. She is a recipient of several accolades including two Filmfare Award South and three South Indian International Movie Awards. She has appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list of 2015 and 2016. Born to actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan and actress Sarika Thakur, as a child artist, she sang in films and did a guest role in her father’s directorial Hey Ram (2000) before making her acting debut with Hindi film Luck (2009), for which she received Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow — Female nomination.

She made her Telugu debut with Anaganaga O Dheerudu and Tamil debut with 7aum Arivu both (2011), for both these films she won Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut — South. Haasan went onto established herself in South Indian cinema with successful Telugu films Gabbar Singh (2012), Balupu (2013), Yevadu, Race Gurram both (2014), Srimanthudu (2015), Premam (2016) and Krack (2021). She received SIIMA Award for Best Actress — Telugu for Gabbar Singh, Race Gurram and Srimanthudu. She also won Filmfare Award for Best Actress — Telugu for Race Gurram.

Haasan achieved further recognition with the Telugu films Oh My Friend (2011) and Veera Simha Reddy (2023) and the Tamil films, Vedalam (2015) and Si3 (2017). Haasan is also known for her work in Hindi cinema. For her performance in D-Day (2013), she received IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination. Her other notable films include Ramaiya Vastavaiya (2013), Gabbar Is Back and Welcome Back both (2015). Haasan’s highest-grossing release came with Waltair Veerayya (2023).

In addition to acting career, Haasan is also an established playback singer and has her own music band. She is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products. Haasan was born on 28 January 1986 to actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur in Madras (present-day Chennai) in a Tamil family. Her father is a Tamilian Brahmin Iyengar, while her mother was born to a Maharashtrian father and Rajput mother. Her parents got married when she was one and got divorced in 2004. Haasan’s younger sister Akshara Haasan, is also an actress. Actor and lawyer Charuhasan is her uncle. Actresses Suhasini Maniratnam and Anu Hasan are her cousins.Haasan completed her schooling from Lady Andal school in Chennai and moved to Mumbai to obtain a degree in psychology at St. Andrew’s College.



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