I don't discuss my work with dad, says Shruti Haasan
Busy shuttling between Mumbai, Hyderabad and Dubai for her upcoming Hindi and Telugu films, Shruti Haasan is one busy girl
Here’s meeting the sprightly actress in a quick chatathon…
Not much has changed after the success of my recent release opposite Arjun Rampal. Of course, I am happy that people have appreciated my performance in the film. At the same time, I don’t believe in dwelling in the past, moving ahead in anticipation of doing good work is my work mantra.
It’s my life
As an actor, dad (Kamal Haasan) is on a completely different level. I like the fact that he is so dedicated to his craft. I never discuss my professional life with him. But I do consult my mom on my roles and she gives me an honest feedback. But, at the end of the day it is entirely my decision. I take on films that I believe in.
I consider myself lucky to be able to do several things like acting, composing and singing. Though right now, due to my hectic shooting schedules, music has taken a back seat. It’s been a busy year as I have taken on seven films. But whenever time permits, I like to get back to my first love, playing live music. Music is an integral part of my life, I have trained for music in US and I like to play the piano.
I can speak Hindi and Tamil fluently. But speaking in Telugu is a different ball game. When I signed a Telugu film, I didn’t know the language at all, but I am slowly grasping it now.
Whenever I get some spare time, I like to chill at home with my mom and younger sister. I am a big foodie and love to enjoy ghar ka khana. Even on the sets, you will find me relishing a good South Indian meal. I like to surf channels and watch different genres of films .
I simply love Turkey because of its people, they are warm and have a happy-go-lucky attitude towards life. I like Los Angeles also because I have studied there and made a lot of friends.