Shruti records a song for Ilaiyaraaja’s Hindi film with Balki


Shruti-HaasanShruti Haasan started her music career by lending her voice to Ilaiyaraaja’s number, Potri Paadadi Ponne in her father Kamal Haasan’s film, Thevar Magan. And now, the actress has recorded a song for the maestro for his Hindi film, which will mark the debut of her younger sister Akshara.

The yet-to-be-titled film, which also stars Dhanush and Amitabh Bachchan in the lead, is being directed by Balki. A source in the know says, “Shruti flew down to Chennai recently for a day to record this song at Raaja sir’s studio. However, details regarding this number, whether it’s a solo or a duet, or if she’s lending her voice for Akshara’s character, are being kept under wraps for the time being.”

The source added that this number is special for Shruti because she has sung it for Ilaiyaraaja, with whom she started her singing career. And that she has recorded this number for her little sister’s film only makes it doubly special for her.