Akshara Haasan is an Indian film actress who has appeared in Hindi- and Tamil-language films. She is the daughter of film actor Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur, and the younger sister of Shruti Haasan.
She is also networking strategically to land the right kind of films and on January 5, 2011, she made heads turn when she appeared with Sarika at the reception of Imran Khan and Avantika.
Akshara Haasan was born on October 12, 1991 in Madras, Tamil Nadu to actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur. Shruti Haasan is her elder sister. Akshara did her schooling years in Abacus Montessori School, Montessori; Lady Andal in Chennai; Beacon High in Mumbai and completed her schooling in Indus International School, Bangalore.
Akshara Haasan lives in Mumbai with her mother. She is an atheist, although she agrees with Buddhism and describes it as “a way of life and in an individuals way of life.”
Haasan has worked as an assistant director to Rahul Dholakia on the 2010 film Society, starring her mother Sarika, as well as Ram Moorthy, Uzer Khan, E. Niwas and Ruchi Narain on my many AD films in Mumbai. During her stint as an assistant director, she rejected opportunities to feature as an actress, notably turning down an offer to work in Mani Ratnam‘s Kadal. She also worked for her father’s unreleased film, Sabaash Naidu, which had her sister Shruthi Haasan in a supporting role.
She made her film debut with the comedy drama Shamitabh (2015), opposite Dhanush, which also has Amitabh Bachchan in the lead. Later appeared in Kadaram Kondan (2017), co-actor Vikram. And then in Vivegam in Tamil, co-actor of Ajith Kumar.
- Name: Akshara Haasan
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- Born: October 12, 1991
- Birth Place: Chennai, India
- Profession: Film Actress
- Citizenship: Indian
- Language: English, Hindi
- Father: Kamal Haasan
- Mother: Sarika Thakur
- Sister: Shruti Haasan
- Cousins: Anu Hasan, Suhasini Maniratnam, Subhashini Charuhaasan, Nandini Charuhaasan