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Memorable Quotes by Shruti Haasan

I want people to see my movies.
Shruti Haasan
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I tend to detach myself from movies once I'm done shooting them, because after that, it's in the hands of God. And it doesn't help if I panic.
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I want to be a pan-India artist.
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I'm a musician, and I discovered the power of music pretty early in life.
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Blues, rock, and soul are part of the music I make, but there are Indian influences, too.
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I am very bad at schmoozing, and I'm not overtly charming in social situations.
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Playing music and singing are my forms of meditation.
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I understand the repercussions of following in my father's footsteps.
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My South Indian audience matters to me a lot, so I like when they watch my Bollywood films. It feels great.
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I don't think I'm defying stereotypes on purpose. If it so appears that way, so be it. For me, I've been brought up that way.
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I have always believed that if a film has only two characters, but they do not make any sense, then the film's meaningless.
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Music has always taken me to my 'thinking place' - the one place that makes me dwell on the meaning of things and ponder why things are the way they are.
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I don't have the privilege of time to meet everyone all the time. But, I've always said that my dad is one of the most important people in my universe, and if someone's important to him, I respect that person.
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When I was a musician, I had no intention of taking up acting.
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I love this... being busy and working every day.
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I was getting a lot of offers in Telugu when I was shooting for 'Oh My Friend' and 'Seventh Sense.'
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You can transform into any character of any age. It's all in the mind.
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Television is a huge industry, and actors down south are aware of it.
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I wish there was an autotune for acting. That would make everyone win the best acting award immediately.
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I have always been a fan of Mahesh Manjrekar's work. I like the way he tells his stories. He manages to focus on aspects of human beings and of society, which we don't often see in cinema.
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We need to put an end to discrimination against women, and the power to bring about this change lies in our hands.
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People are genuinely interested in other human beings and their stories.
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At the end of the day, nobody will do any favour to my dad by watching his daughter's film.
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I did address my anxiety issues through therapy.
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When my first film flopped, I got damn depressed.
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I'm trained in classical music, and my favourites have always been rock n' roll and blues, but I've grown up with different kinds of music around me because of my parents.
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It is a conscious decision that I do films in different languages.
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I am a musician who started acting.
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I take offence if I'm called arrogant, because I've been brought up in a family that does not endorse arrogance.
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The first and foremost criterion for me when selecting a film is the character I am playing, and then the director.
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I've learnt so much since I joined cinema. I just want to take it as a positive experience.
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I watch and appreciate all genres.
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I really love picking up subjects where people say, 'How is this going to work?' and trying to find a way to make it work because every story needs to be told.
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I love Kamal and Sarika because they are my parents. But nobody buys me a car because of that, and you aren't flooded with offers, either.
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The Tamil film '3' is a movie that I will always be proud of, irrespective of whether it did well at the BO or not. It completely changed my career and people's perspective of me as a performer.
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Somebody with no connection to the film industry may succeed, and somebody with all connections to the industry may not.
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I'm not going to lie; having acting greats like Kamal Haasan and Sarika as parents has, in a sense, opened doors.
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Any film that can entertain and has a message and cannot be slotted into any genre is unique.
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My idea of romance is pretty old school.
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Eventually, the outcome of a film is not in my hands. What I do while making the film is in my hands, and that is what translates onto the screen.
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I try and watch as many different films as I can because every film has something to offer.
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Breaking expectations, even as an audience member, is something that I have enjoyed.
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I am nomadic by nature.
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My mother herself is a very independent woman, and I've had a leading example in this respect. And my father is a very liberal father who has always taught us to question things. He lives life on his own terms and stands by his beliefs. So, he has also been a great example.
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If I can tolerate my own singing, then people can do so, too.
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I am happy wherever I get success.
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I party only with my close friends in Chennai and L.A.
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I've never considered myself a feminist, but I'm happy that I've been raised as a strong, independent woman.
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Though the characters I have played are all very different, they are all strong, interesting women.
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Music has always been my passion.
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I get to know whatever is written about me through social media. But I don't take it seriously, because if someone has taken out time to cook up stories about me, I must have done something right.
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I started officially learning music when I was 14. I learnt Hindustani classical.
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I really believe in trying to fulfil what my director wants, what I can do to make that scene better.
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I don't believe in method acting.
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I love Mumbai for many reasons.
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Sometimes, when I listen to a song that reminds me of something that I went through, I think, 'Oh my God, I wish I was back in that time!'
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I'm proud of my lineage but never really depended on it anyway whatsoever.
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I think anxiety is the nature of most environments today, and people feel inadequate when they are not able to cope with it.
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Music is quite an enigma because it is many things together, and it is one whole body. Like a nucleus, it contains every idea, but the basic stand is the same.
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I liked the original 'Dabangg.' I've always felt 'Dabangg' was like a South Indian film.
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In Mahesh Manjrekar's films, women find their way into a realistic story in the most convincing way.
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I am open to playback singing, but only if my acting schedule permits. I would love to sing for myself in my films, but that depends on the director and if the makers think my voice is needed.
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Everybody needs a hit, but at the same time, people have to like my work, too. I'm more thankful for the fact that people appreciated my work in every film, and I work hard to earn that.
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I first came to Mumbai when I was very young. My mom is from here, and dad always had some work around here, so Mumbai always felt like a second home. I moved here when I was 16 and went to junior college here as well.
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If you have a five-second role in a film, and those five seconds make sense, then that is what matters.
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No amount of learning goes to waste. It adds to building your skill set and intellect.
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Sleep is my best friend... A friend that helps you dream, relaxes, recharges, and is there at the end of every day!
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As an actor, I can just show up and do my job. The success and failure of the film depends on team work.
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When I was 14, I used to do music 365 days a year.
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When we grow up, we tend to forget our first crush, first love, as we move along. Only when you see something on TV or hear someone say something do you go back to those moments.
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I never bothered about critics in the first place. And I'm not out to prove anything to anyone. Honestly, if I took every slight that someone made at me seriously, it just wouldn't work.
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What I am signing and what I'm not, I do not discuss with either of my parents. I decide.
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My philosophy is to be strong and work hard.
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Only your work is your hands, and I focus on that.
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I remember the location of 'Apoorva Sahodarangal.' As a kid, it was an exciting location to be in.
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Having worked in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil film industries, I've been lucky to have travelled far and wide for shoots.
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If having it easy means there are more doors open to you, then one must not forget that you still have to navigate your life yourself.
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I want to act in films and use all my financial resources to fund independent music.
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After your debut, it doesn't matter whether your parents are actors or factory workers. All that matters is whether you can get the job done.
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I was satisfied with my role in 'Luck,' and I am proud of the film.
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I am neither a method actor nor a trained one. So, I don't generally prepare for any role. Becoming the character and being in that moment are most important.
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My life and time are important to me.
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Mum has discreet spontaneity - she has an ease in front of the camera, which comes naturally - whereas dad is a kind of an acting ninja. He attacks you with his acting, which is overwhelming.
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This may sound strange, but I did not join the film industry to be a star and be successful.
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I will never endorse a fairness product because I was not comfortable growing up being the darkest person in my family. Also, I won't endorse alcohol, as I believe that it's not good for health.
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I turn to my parents for support, but their lives and careers are different and mine is different, so I don't consult them regarding my career. I make my own choices.
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As an actress, I should be playing my parts with conviction; otherwise, the audience won't be convinced.
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I love the Mumbai monsoons, but it really does get messy.
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I love romantic comedies. When I am at home, and if I want to watch something, I would probably watch a romantic comedy.
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I started out dabbling in rock and roll; then I did playback, and I have also sung for my own songs on screen.
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For actors, social media is a driving force.
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There is an unrealistic pressure to perform like Kamal Haasan, and it's unnatural, because he's been in the industry for so many years, I don't even take the comparisons seriously.
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It really broke my heart when music took a back seat when I was concentrating more on films. It was like choosing between two children.
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With so many genres, music is so diverse, which is why it is an exciting thing to do in life.
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I live in Mumbai with my mom and sister. And, of course, I always consider Chennai as home.
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I've never acted with my father, but we have always connected through music. He has been a great influence musically. He has always been encouraging about my music and is always happy when I sing.
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It's always lovely to know new languages.
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When I work with different musicians, I draw a lot of things from them, and that has really expanded my musical thinking.
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I trained in Hindustani, and then I went to music school.
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With music, I'm transported to a place that radiates positive frequencies and immediately eases my worries.
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