Mumbai: Shruti Haasan, who has established herself as a top notch southern actress and also holds a significant place in Bollywood, revealed recently that she is much protective about her younger sister Akshara, who forayed into Bollywood with ‘Shamitabh’ sharing screen space with Amitabh Bachchan and National Award winner Dhanush.
“I’m very protective about Akshara and also very proud of her achievements. I can’t wait to see her do more and make us all proud,” Shruti, who was here for the launch of the Gap store earlier this week, said.
Daughters of veteran actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika, Shruti and Akshara both possess several talents. Where Shruti is also a singer-composer besides being an actress, Akshara has worked behind cameras as assistant director before jumping in front of camera for R. Balakrishnan.
Shruti, however, says that she never wanted to become an actress.
“I never planned to be an actress in Bollywood as I never felt I could look the part. I always wanted to get into music – I am particularly passionate about composing,” she shared.
In the Hindi film industry, Shruti has done films like “Luck”, “Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji”, “D-Day”, “Gabbar is Back” and “Welcome Back”; among Telugu films, she has been seen in “Gabbar Singh”, “Ramayya Vasthavayya”, “Aagadu” and “Race Gurram”; and in Tamil language, Shruti has starred in “3” and “Poojai”
Currently, the very sensuous diva has a handful of projects in her kitty whcih include films like “Puli” and “Rocky Handsome”.
“With five films in the pipeline, I have been really busy with work and have not had the time to compose. I look forward to composing music next year,” she said, and added that she does not feel any different while acting in the southern world after Bollywood.