Shruti Haasan’s day in the sun


Shruti Haasan is finally back in Bollywood, and with two releases! I saw her last in the movie Luck (2009). The movies wasn’t  impressive, but Shruti had touched me. It was her first major role, and I thought to myself what a pity her debut was overshadowed by a mess of a movie, poorly written and executed. She showed promise tho, I thought,  and then I hadn’t heard about her anymore. Not that she hadn’t been active.  She is also a singer and a composer, and she appeared in a few South Indian movies, (those that hardly ever get shown here in the US).She had a small role in Bhandarkar’s movie Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji. But nothing commensurate with her talent.

Shruti had some corrective cosmetic surgery done, more plainly: a nose-job, but surely the size of a nose doesn’t determine if one can act or not. And acting she can! She is sublime. There is an ethereal quality to her. Her eyes are magnetic. She has a wonderful screen presence. I haven’t seen Ramaiya Vastavaiya but I saw D-Day yesterday. And again, she stood out and left a mark as Suraiya, victim of abuse, turned prostitute. There is some stillness in her amongst the turmoil of the unfolding story. Again, it’s her performance that touched me. The eloquence of her eyes, her voice. I love this girl. I am almost tempted to watch Ramayia Vastavaiya, in spite of the negative reviews.  I would watch it just for her.

Born into an elite acting household, daughter of legendary South Indian actor Kamal Hassan and Sarika Thakur,actress in her own rights, she must have eaten filmi rootis for breakfast every day. She was probably immersed in all aspects of film from an early age on. As a matter of fact, I learned, she started out as a singer.

Read up more about her on her Wiki page..wiki/ Shruti Haasan

 

I hope we are going to see more of her in the future!

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Salman Khan, Jackie Chan and Kamal Hassan joining forces?


 

Whoever ropes in Jackie Chan for a Bollywood production will hit the jackpot and it will be finally a movie shown in US mainstream theaters so I welcome it with open arms.

and for the numerology fans out there: Aascar covers the whole nine yards between Oscar (prestigious) and Nascar (popular) – What could possibly go wrong there? :-)

quite an ambitious project. i wonder if multi-lingual means a movie shot in three languages, dubbed in three languages or mixing them happily all together?

Indians don’t like their movies dubbed. I figured that much out. But I think it would be beneficial in promoting Bollywood productions here in the US. Dub them and then show them on cable. I don’t understand why this isn’t happening already?

Salman Khan making history with Rs 300 crores movie?

With his back to back success in films like Dabangg, Bodyguard, Wanted, superstar Salman Khan is all set to make a history now. If reports are to be believed, Salman Khan was approached by producer Aascar Ravichandran to star in a multi-lingual epic opposite to Jackie Chan and Kamal Haasan.

Reportedly the film will be made in Hindi, Tamil and English with a whopping budget of Rs. 300 crores. Ravichandran informed a leading website, that he has been in talks with Jackie Chang about the film since last few years as the actor had earlier expressed his desire to star in a Bollywood film.

He further disclosed that the movie would have a different setup. If all goes well, this will turn out to be be the most expensive film in the history of Indian film industry.

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http://entertainment.oneindia.in/bollywood/gupshup/2012/salman-khan-making-history-rs-400-crores-movie-260312.html