The launch of director Shankar’s daughter Aditi Shankar as heroine has made quite a buzz in Kollywood.
This is not the first time that a daughter from a star family had made her debut in Tamil cinema. Let us take a look at some of the most notable father-daughter duo in Tamil cinema.
1) Aditi Shankar:
Aditi, daughter of director Shankar, will be making her acting debut in Karthi’s ‘Viruman’. The announcement about Aditi’s debut came as a sweet surprise to everyone and the expectations are high already.
2) Kalyani Priyadarshan
Kalyani made her debut in Tamil with Sivakarthikeyan’s ‘Hero’. She is the daughter of famous director Priyadarshan. She is one of the most sought after actresses in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.
3) Shruti Haasan & Akshara Haasan
How can we miss out Shruti and Akshara from this list. The daughters of Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan have etched their own path in Tamil cinema. The sisters have taken their separate routes. Shruti is already among the leading actresses in South Cinema. Akshara is slowly making her mark.
4) Varalakshmi Sarathkumar
Varalakshmi made her debut with the film ‘Podaa Podi’. She has delivered some notable performances in ‘Thara Thappatai’, ‘Vikram Vedha’, ‘Sandakozhi 2’ and ‘Sarkar’. Varalakshmi did not restrict herself to just being a heroine but also did some character roles and also as antagonist.
5) Keerthi Pandian
Keerthi is a daughter of actor, and producer Arun Pandian. She is Director of Operations in A&P Groups, a movie production and distribution company owned by her father Arun Pandian.
She started her acting career with Tamil Movie ‘Thumbaa’ (2019), Directed by Harish Ram LH along with Darshan in the lead role. She also acted in movies include ‘Anbirkiniyal’ (2021) directed by Gokul and ‘Kannagi’ (2021), directed by Shaalin Zoya.
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