Shruti Haasan to be guest of honour at gender parity conference in Cannestext_fields
Mumbai: Actress Shruti Haasan will attend the prestigious Cannes Film Festival as the guest of honour for their round table conference on gender parity.
The conference, titled 'Activating Change', hosted by 'Breaking through the lens' aims to discuss the challenges and opportunities for women in the entertainment industry, and explore ways to create a more equitable and inclusive environment.
Their objective is to provide realistic solutions for underserved filmmakers with a multicultural, intersectional, and results-driven approach.
Shruti has been very vocal about her opinions on women's rights and gender equality. The actress has been a strong supporter of initiatives aimed at promoting gender parity.
She started her career in 2000 with Tamil-Hindi bilingual Hey Ram directed by her father, appearing in a cameo in the movie as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s daughter, also lenting her voice to the song ‘Ran Ram’ along with her father. She then made her debut in 2009 with the Hindi film Luck.
The actress recently completed 13 years in the film industry as an actor and a singer and is always active on social media keeping her followers up to date.
On the work front, Shruti awaits the release of her international project 'The Eye', where she plays a widow visiting a Greek island to spread her deceased husband's ashes.
She also has the action-packed film 'Salaar'. The actress stars opposite Prabhas and is directed by the blockbuster KGF filmmaker Prashanth Neel.