Shruti Haasan was more into the music from the start but fate took her to the acting side. With in this short span of her career Shruti Haasan has earned critical acclaim for the roles that she has done. Her first movie was Hey Ram in which her father Kamal Haasan did the lead role. Shruti Haasan did the cameo role in the movie.
Her actual movie as a female lead happened in 2009 for the movie Luck which has Imran Khan, Mithun Chakroborty and Sanjay Dutt in male lead role. The movie has been shot over an year but failed in box office due to the bad reviews. Even though the movie has failed miserably n box office her role was widely accepted. A break through in her acting career happened in Anaganaga O Dheerudu in Telugu the movie was a massive hit and after that there was no turning back for her.