Shweta Basu Prasad

Other names of Shweta Basu Prasad: Shweta Prasad, Shwetha Basu Prasad

Shweta Basu Prasad is a famous name on television, and she has had a decent stint in movies too. Her father’s name is Anuj Prasad and mother’s name is Sarmishta Prasad. Her mother is a Bengali while her father is natively from Bihar. Jamshedpur is Shweta’s birthplace. She is a pass out of R.N. Podar, which is located in Santa Cruz, Mumbai. She kickstarted her career in films as a child artist, and later she grabbed leading roles in Tamil, Bengali and Telugu movies. The break was when she got the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for the movie ‘Makadee’. The movie hit the screens in the year 2002. She was only 11 years old when she made her movie debut. In the movie Makdee, she played a double role. The film was directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. Vishal Bhardwaj is a renowned Bollywood director who has given Indian cinema many big hits.

Not only movies but Shweta also acted in the hit series ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki’ which was telecasted by Star Plus. She played the role of the daughter of Parvati. Her performance in the series was greatly praised by many actors and directors. She even appeared in the series ‘Karishma Ka Karishma’.

Later, in the year 2005, the movie ‘ Iqbal’ was released in which her performance got a lot of attention. She played the role of ‘Khadija’ in the movie. This movie brought her many subsequent film offers and roles. At the 5th Karachi International Film Festival, Shweta bagged an award for Best Supporting Actress for the movie Iqbal. Later, director Ram Gopal Verma signed her for his movie ‘ Darna Zaroori Hai’.

Shweta acted in several Telugu, Bengali and Tamil films. ‘ Kotha Bangaru Lokam’ is her debut film in Telugu. The film was a massive success. After this big hit, she couldn’t manage to make her name in the film industry. Later she did low budget movies like ‘Kasko’, ‘Kalavar King’, ‘Priyudu’, etc.

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Swetha Basu Prasad a well-known face in small screen and big screen. She has grown up in film Industry since her childhood by starting her career in Hindi films and T.V. Shows. Swetha had also won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist.  

Swetha was born in Jharkhand, Bihar in India. Her parents are Sarmishta from West Bengal and Anuj from Bihar. Her Schooling was done at the R. N. Podgar High School in Mumbai. Initially her name was only Swetha Prasad but later she added her mother’s maiden name “Basu” to her name. Swetha started her career in the entertainment industry by featuring in a small role as Vanshita in Hindi Serial called Kutumb in Sony Entertainment Channel.
In 2002, Swetha was featured as a child actress in Hindi movie Makdee for which she received the National Film Award and Star Screen Award for Best Child Artist. She acted in dual roles in this film, which is directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. In the same year, Swetha was featured as Sweety in Hindi T.V. Serial broadcasted in Star Plus called Kahaani Ghar Ghar ki.

In 2005, Swetha got many accolades for the Hindi movie Iqbal directed by Nagesh Kukunoor. She got Star Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for the in IIFA Film Fare Awards and Zee Cine Award for Critic’s Choice Best Actress. She played the role of Khadija. This made her to earn mini-stardom in Film Industry. Later she enacted as Ashu in Hindi film Darna Zaroori Hai directed by Ram Gopal Verma.
In 2008, Swetha featured as SwapnaVishwanath in a Telugu movie KothaBangaru Lokam with co-stars Varan Sandesh. It was a huge success. Prasad was nominated for Best Actress in the Film Fare Awards.
In 2009, Swetha was featured in a Bengali movie Ek Nadir Galpo: Tale of a River as Anjana. It was directed by Samir Chandra co-starring Mithun Chakraborthy. The movie garnered several accolades. In the same year she acted in a Tollywood film Ride co-starring Nani, Aksha, and Tanish and directed by Ramesh Varma and produced by Bellamkonda Suresh. It created a box-office Success. She also enacted as Krishna Veni in another Telugu film Kasko in the same year.

In 2010, Swetha was featured in Telugu movie Kalavar King as Shruthi. She shared screen space with Nikhil Siddharth, and the movie was directed by Suresh. The director once again remade the movie and released in Tamil as Eththan.

Later Swetha endeavored in two films in Telugu called Kasko and Priyudu. She also acted in few films in Tamil named RaaRaa and Chandhamama. 

An alleged prostitution case was filed on Prasad but she denies in an interview that the media was wrong. She was in detainment for fifty-nine and half days and stayed in a rescue home. She then came back to Mumbai on 30 October 2014. Swetha stated that she was busy in making a documentary film called “Roots” on Indian Classical Music since three years. She also co-produced and acted in twelve minutes short film called INT. CAFE NIGHT and it was very successful. This proved that the doors were not closed. Later the Hyderabad court gave her a not-guilty verdict since there was no sufficient evidence.

Shweta Mahadik Hindi Actress

Shweta Mahadik

Shweta Mahadik is a well-known Hindi and Marathi serial actress. She was born in the state of Maharashtra. She is quite active on her Instagram account with 15.1k followers and about 854 posts. She was a part of popular Marathi show called ‘Devyani’ that also helped her getting entry into many Hindi serials like ‘BalikaVadhu’,’MeriBhabhi’ which was telecast on Colors and Star Plus respectively. She created a niche in the hearts of many Indian families by her glamorous role in the most watched Hindi serial Balika Vadhu. She was in the news for her friendship with famous cinematographer Prasad Bhende. Soon the couple got married and is now blessed with a son. Shweta’s father-in-law (Prakash Bhende) is a renowned painter and filmmaker. Shweta is also a part of Colors’ fiction series ‘Krishnadasi’ where she plays the role of a mother. In 2015, she got her hand on to a big Marathi film project called ‘Lokmanya-Ek Yugpurush’ where the actress played a simple role of that of a wife of Lokmanya Tilak (Satyabhama). As the actress was known more for her negative roles, this non-glamorous role of Satyabhama helped her win millions of hearts. Many people couldn’t recognise her in this brand new Avatar as this was a complete transition from her glamorous roles to a Desi role. The film was a hit with a box office collection of Rs 13 crores in just five days. The film got a good response from the audience and also got a standing ovation. Shweta Mahadik was praised well for her role as Lokmanya Tilak’s wife. The actress got warm wishes for her success and is expected to achieve many good and big projects in future. In an interview when Shweta was asked about her role in Lokmanya, the actress showed her happiness about getting this role and was keener to get more of such roles. She said that she was looking for a change and the role of Satyabhama came as a blessing to her after getting mostly the negative ones. Sweta is keener to do challenging roles whether in Marathi or Hindi where she could showcase her different aspects of acting. With the huge success of Lokmanya, the actress is all set to take her acting career on another track. Shweta Mahadik is no doubt a very talented actress, and we wish her all the best for her future.


Shweta Shinde

Born in Satara, this diva is a scholar turned actor from Mumbai. In her college days, she received modeling roles but faced strong opposition from her family. This strong lady is not just a good actress but a comedian as well. Her Pisces sun sign lends her creativity and charisma. She prefers to go with the flow and has tested varied professions. Call it donning multiple hats! She married co-actor Sandeep Bhansali in the year 2007. The couple met on the sets of Indian TVserial (produced by B.R Chopra) "ApraadhiKaun" and soon fell heads over heels in love. This match is definitely made in TV. Later they joined in "Mohini" as well. However, the duo remained hush hush on their front. Their traditional wedding held at Pune included close family and friends. A reception at Renaissance Club, the deputy chief minister himself graced the occasion to bless the newlyweds. But the love birds never went on honeymoon due to their commitments, she just took a ten days leave for her wedding. Call it dedication at its best. Her mother is her pillar of strength and guided her during her initial stages. Her husband and in-laws extend her love and support. As an actor, she is associated to Hindi as well as Marathi television scene. From shows like "Kumkum," "Gharana," "Parivar," to movies like "Aayi No. 1," "Deool Band" and "Baap re BaapDokyala," her performance wasloved and appreciated. She even has the honor of performing at the RashtrapatiBhawan thanks to President Smt. PratibhaDevisinghPatil. She even shared a cup of tea with the first citizen of the nation in an Ashok Chakra embossed crockery! She has even performed as a team member of Marathi Play "Taraka" for the Indian Army at Kargil. On behalf of Maharashtra Academy, she participated in a Mauritius dance show in 2008 and was part of Stage plays: "Manomilan" and "PremNaam Hai Mera - Prem Chopra." She has an apparel store named "fursungi." Her favorite food includes yummy cakes and GulabJamuns. The one time TV's favorite vamp has a sweet tooth. Her love for reality shows is evident by her interest in "Bigg Boss." The couple was invited to participate in the dance reality show "Nach Baliye" when they were dating, but they decided to keep their relationship private and refused the show. The couple is a workaholic. She is a compassionate person who likes to gift. This 5.5 feet actress is a complete all-rounder.

Shweta Shinde Hindi Actress