Akshara Haasan is an eminent Indian screenwriter, assistant director, and actress, known for working in Bollywood and Tamil films. She was born on October 12, 1991, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Akshara is the daughter of the legendary Indian film actor, producer, and director,
Kamal Haasan who founded the film production and distribution company, Raaj Kamal Films International. Her mother, Sarika Thakur is also a film actress and Indian actress and singer,
Shruti Haasan is her sister. Her parents got divorced in the year 2004. Akshara’s mother came from a Marathi and Rajput lineage while her father is Tamil. She studied at Chennai and later attended Indus International School in Bangalore. She also studied music and filmmaking. She is now living with her mother, Sarika in Mumbai.
She worked with Indian filmmaker,
Rahul Dholakia as an Assistant Director in the films, Society Kaam Se Gayi in the year 2010 which stars Sarika Thakur and in the 2005 film, Parzania. She also worked as an Assistant Director in Kamal Haasan’s Tamil spy film, Vishwaroopam in 2013. While working as an Assistant Director, she turned down many opportunities to become an actress, including Mani Ratnam’s Tamil drama film, Kadal. Unlike her sister, she wants to focus on making a name in film directing. But recently, she accepted an offer to do the upcoming Hindi film,
Shamitabh under the direction of R. Balki, which stars
Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush (son-in-law of Rajinikanth). Akshara made a lot of preparations for her role in the film; she moved to Delhi for more than a month to attend to NK Sharma’s training session in perfecting her diction and her looks in the film is somewhat interesting as she will be seen with a quirky hairstyle and she wears an all-black outfit. And although the film is set to release on February 6, 2015, the director turned actress already received positive responses for being a natural actress when in front of the camera. Popular cinematographer, P.C. Sreeram called her an actress of substance.
Besides acting and film directing, Akshara is a great dancer too and also dreams of becoming a choreographer. Recently, it has been reported that she is dating
Tanuj Virwani, the son of
Rati Agnihotri from which she met when she visits the set of the 2014 Bollywood film,
Purani Jeans. Her mother is part of the film which stars Tanuj, and from there the two developed their friendship.
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Akshara was born on 12 October 1991 in Chennai. She grows up in Tamil Nadu. Akshara is 26 years old. Her father (Kamal Haasan) is also an actor. Sarika Thakur is the mother of this superstar and hails from the Maharashtra region. Akshara’s elder sister is Shruti Haasan. Akshara enrolls at Abacus Montessori School in Chennai. Akshara Haasan also attends Beacon High in Maharashtra. Akshara is an alumnus of Indus International School. Akshara’s star sign is Libra. Akshara works in collaboration with Rahul Dholakia as an Assistant Director. Akshara performs alongside Uzer Khan and
Ruchi Narain in Mumbai. She rejects offers of being an actress. In 2015, he performs in a blockbuster. This film is in the Hindi Language, and is titled “Shamitabh.” Producers Sunil Lulla,
Gauri Shinde, and Abhisek Bachchan are instrumental to the success of this movie.
R. Balki performs the role of a writer for this work of art. Director R. Balki ensures both the supervision and screenplay of “Shamitabh.” Akshara makes contact with superstars such as Amitabh Bachchan, and Dhanush. “Shamitabh” release occurred on the 6th February 2015. Hemanti Sarkhar is the editor of “Shamitabh.” Akshara performs in the movie titled “
Vivegam.” The release of this film is in August 2017. Director Siva is responsible for the supervision of this blockbuster. Akshara features alongside icons like
Vivek Oberoi, and
Anirudh Ravichander is in charge of the music.
Akshara participates in a movie titled “
Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana.” Akshara performs as an actress in this work of art and mesmerizes the viewers. Akshara’s role in “Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana” is instrumental to the success of this blockbuster. Ravi Yadhav is responsible for cinematography. “Saabash Naidu” is a movie, whose release is on November 2017. Akshara is instrumental to the success of “Saabash Naidu.” Akshara plays a lead role and demonstrates the talent that is worth noting. Director Hamal Haasan supervises this blockbuster. Jaya Khrishna Gummadi is responsible for the cinematography. Akshara collaborates with other actors like Shruti Haasan,
Saurabh Shukla, and
Ramya Krishnan. The Screenplay for “
Sabaash Naidu” is by Kamal Hassan.