Daddy’s Girl: Star Kids Who Share A Close Bond With Their Father

Way to go girls!

Tamil cinema is popular for children succeeding their fathers on screen. Many have made it big while a few faded. The likes of Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan among others have seen their wards step in showbiz and prove their credentials. Lets take a close look at few girls who ventured to tinsel town and have made their fathers proud.

Aishwarya & Soundarya (Rajinikanth)

Rajiniknath has been the Badshah of box office in Tamil cinema for decades. Even today, the superstar sits pretty with humongous collections whenever his films hit the screens. His eldest daughter Aishwarya, who married actor Dhanush, started her career as filmmaker (behind the screen) with 3. She is credited with introducing Anirudh as music composer. Years later she followed it up with Vai Raja Vai.

Not far behind is Rajini’s younger daughter Soundarya. She has nose for technology too. After her maiden production venture Goa, she came up with Kocahidayan, India’s first motion capture technology starring her dad in the lead. She even helmed VIP2 starring Dhanush.



Shruti & Akshara (Kamal Haasan)

Kamal Haasan is no doubt the icon of Tamil cinema. With versatile roles, many awards and accolades in his kitty, he saw his daughter Shruti enter films. She has a passion for music and balances both her acting and music career well. She sang in films as a kid and made her acting debut in Bollywood film Luck. Shruti has been part of many Telugu, Tamil and Hindi biggies. Her sister Akshara Haasan is more into direction. Having worked as assistant initially. She stole the limelight appearing in Vivegam alongside Ajith.



Varalaxmi (Sarath Kumar)

Born to actor-politician Sarathkumar, Varalaxmi had a moderate start to her acting career with Poda Podi. But she had the patience to hang around and choose roles with conviction and courage. She is now the busy actress with her hands full. In her recent movie Sarkar, she played a negative shade and this took her to stardom.





Keerthy Suresh (Suresh Kumar)

Daughter of producer Suresh Kumar and actress Menaka, Keerthy made her debut as a child actress and played her first lead role in the 2013 Malayalam film Geethaanja. Rajini Murugan and Remo announced her arrival in a big way. A slew of films including Thodari alongside Dhanush, Bairavaa, Sarkar opposite actor Vijay besides Vikram’s Samy Square and Sandakozhi 2 with Vishal brought her fame. However the jewel in her career has been Mahanati, a bio-pic on late southern actress Savithri.

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