Many people know of Akshara Hassan as the daughter of Bollywood actor Kamal Hassan and sister of Shruti Hassan. But, Akshara has many feathers on her cap. She is not just an Indian actress, but also a singer, producer, and model. She has done some of the greatest movies in Bollywood as well as in the Tamil movie industry. Akshara made her debut in the movie industry with the movie Shamitabh. It was a comedy drama that was loved by the audience. Akshara is more famous in Kollywood industry as compared to Bollywood. She has given one of the best performances in the movie Kadaram Kondan. Akshara has assisted many renowned directors like Ruchi Narain, E.Niwas, and Uzer khan in their ad movies. Since a young age, Akshara was interested in directing. She has worked as an Assistant director for many movies. For her career in directing, she has turned down numerous offers like Mani Ratnam’s movie Kadal. She has directed the movie “Sabaash Naidu” which also starred her father and her sister Shruti Hassan. Her first movie debut was with biggest stars like Dhanush and famous Bollywood actor Amitabh Bacchan.
Early days of Akshara
Akshara was born in Tamil Nadu on 12th October 1991. Her father and mother are famous actors namely, Kamal Hassan and Sarika Thakur. Years after being married, Sarika and Kamal Hassan parted ways and got divorce. Her parents were already well-established actors. Akshara resides in Mumbai with her mother. When it comes to religion, Akshara follows and practises Buddhism. As per Akshara, Buddhism is the way everyone should live their life. Akshara always wanted to become an actress. She has seen many actors visiting her mom and dad. She kept on learning from people around us. Akshara has professional training in different dance forms like Jazz, Ballet, and Hip Hop. Akshara has been dancing since the age of eight.
Academic details of Akshara Hassan
Akshara was good in studies as per her parents. She started her basic education from the famous Abacus Montessori school in Chennai. Because of her parents divorce, she had to keep on switching schools. She went on to study in Lady Andal school, and then Beacon High school in Mumbai. She completed her high school from Indus International school in Bangalore.
Personal details of Akshara Hassan
Real name: Akshara Hassan
Celebrity name: Akshara Hassan
Place of birth: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
Current City: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
Birthday: 12th October, 1991
Profession: Actress, singer, producer
Eye Colour: Greenish-Blue
Hair Colour: Black
Net Worth: $18 million
Family details of Akshara Hassan
Mother’s Name: Sarika Thakur
Father’s Name: Kamal Hassan
Number of Siblings: 1 (Shruti Hassan)
Spouse Name: Unmarried
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Body measurements of Akshara Hassan
Body Physique: Slim
Height in Feet: 5 feet 5 inches
Height in Metres: 1.65 m
Weight in Kg: 56 kg
Weight in Pound: 123 lbs
Body Measurements: 33-27-33
Bra Size: 34B
Waist Size: 27 inches
Hip Size: 33 inches
Shoe Size (US): 7
Dress Size (US): 4
Relationship details of Akshara Hassan
There was a rumour about Akshara Hassan that she was dating the Bollywood actor named Tanuj Virwani. There is no certainty as to whether they were dating or not. The couple parted ways mutually and they are still good friends post break-up. The main reason for their break-up was their families. The families suggested the couple focus on their acting careers. The couple was seen together during a fashion show when Shruti Hassan was walking the ramp for Anushree Reddy. In those days, there was a lot of news about the couple going on vacations together. But, they refused to comment about their relationship. The couple has never given any official confirmation about their relationship. Instead, they have asked the paparazzi to stop talking about them. In the past, Akshara was also spotted with Naseeruddin shah’s son Vivaan. There was a speculation that they were dating. But, Vivaan had clarified that they were childhood buddies and there was nothing romantic going on between them.
Net worth of Akshara Hassan
Many people say that Akshara Hassan has a huge amount of wealth just because of her father. But, this is not the reality. She has worked very hard and has achieved everything on her own. Currently, her net worth is Rs 134 crore, which stands at $18 million.
Career details of Akshara Hassan
Akshara started her career as an AD with Rahul Dholaki’s movie named, Society. In this movie, Akshara’s mom Sarika was in the lead role. In addition to Rahul Dholakia, Akshara also assisted some of the most famous director’s like Ram Moorthy, Ruchi Narain, and Uzer Khan. When she was working as an assistant director, she had to say goodbye to many amazing acting offers. One of the best offers she rejected was Mani Ratnam’s movie Kadal. Akshara was also a part of the movie Sabaash Naidu that also starred her father Kamal Hassan. Unfortunately, the film did not release. Finally, Akshara made her acting debut with Dhanush and Amitabh Bacchan. The movie was named Shamitabh. In 2017, she was part of the movie Vivegam with the veteran actor Ajith Kumar. She played a small role in this movie. Her latest work was the movie Kadaram Kondan, which starred Chiyaan Vikram. The film was released in April 2019.
Unknown facts about Akshara Hassan
There are many unknown facts about Akshara Hassan. In 2011, Mani Ratnam offered a film to Akshara. But as per an interview, Akshara was not ready to become an actor at that time. Akshara started learning dance when she was just 8. She is very well trained in dance forms like Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Hip-Hop, and Jazz. Akshara had a plan to become a choreographer. But, she never got an offer and she gave up. Before entering the acting career, she worked as an AD. She agreed to the movie Shamitabh, because it has dance in it. She has worked as an AD in the Tamil movie industry as well as Bollywood. She is a big-time fan of Michael Jackson and she considers him his inspiration.