Shruti Haasan has enjoyed a very solid career in the Tamil, Telugu and Bollywood film industries, with her work being appreciated by critics and audiences across diverse demographics and languages. However, what if we tell you that Shruti Haasan never intended to choose acting as a proper job, give up a full-time career despite being the child of Kamal Haasan and Sarika, and in fact, He only took it. The first acting assignment only as a means of paying for another profession she was interested in doing at that time of her life.
Making the shocking disclosure in an exclusive interview to BollywoodLife, Shruti Haasan said, “It was never my plan to become an actress. I don’t think even my mother (Sarika) and father (Kamal Haasan) thought I would ever act. I’m not sure they knew, but I certainly didn’t. When I did my first film, I was much less prepared, less trained because my mindset was more like an independent musician… you know, like playing shows. Even I had assisted only once on the sets for Hey Ram (his father’s film), otherwise, I would hardly visit the sets after school or occasionally. It was quite a different world to me that, admittedly, wasn’t so exotic that I didn’t know anything about it, but I don’t think you’re quite ready for a job by visiting your parents’ job site.
Elaborating on how the switch happened, “
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