Shruti Rajalakshmi Haasan is an Indian actress, singer and music composer who works in the South Indian film industry and Bollywood. Her parents are noted actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika.
Shruti Haasan was born on 28 January 1986 to actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur in Chennai, India. Her younger sister Akshara represents India nationally for Ballroom Latin dancing. Shruthi studied at Abacus in Chennai and moved to Mumbai to study psychology at St. Andrew's College.
Shruti shifted her focus to cinema and music, and eventually travelled to the USA to continue to learn music at the Musicians Institute in California, before returning to Chennai. She has also had rhinoplasty to alter the appearance of her nose early in her film career.