Never used my parents’ name to get a job, says Kamal Haasan’s daughter Shruti Haasan

Shruti Haasan is one of the popular celebrities in the Indian film industry. She predominantly appears in Tamil and Telugu movies. Notably, she is also a singer and besides that, she holds a degree in Psychology.

She studied at Lady Andal Venkatasubba Rao school in Chennai and later shifted to Mumbai to finish her degree. She also has an avid interest in singing which he has expressed many times before and moved to the US to further learn music at the Musicians Institute in California.  

Kamal Haasan’s daughter made her acting debut in the film industry with the Bollywood movie ‘Luck’, in which she starred opposite Imran Khan.

Never used my parents' name to get a job, says Kamal Haasan's daughter Shruti Haasan

Meanwhile, Shruti Haasan is currently a bit busy with multiple projects. She is working on #NBK107 with Nandamuri Balakrishna, a film with Chiranjeevi and Prashanth Neel’s Salaar alongside South superstar Prabhas.

With the actress having a string of projects under her resume, one thinks how much of her family name helped steer her career. Meanwhile, in an exclusive interaction with Zoom Digital, she revealed about growing up in a home with 2 famed actors as parents and whether she believes nepotism is still there in the industry. She also further added that she never used her parents’ name to get a job.

“I have never denied and I don’t think you should when you have a surname. I know it opened a door for me. But I also know, with my hand on my heart and God as my witness that I have never used my parents name or connections to get a job through, get something done or even pay my bills after I started working,” Shruti had said.

“I have worked through this business like any other person and I am proud of that but I never ever take away from the fact that my surname opened doors.”