Swati Verma is a popular Bhojpuri film actress and has also worked in flicks of other regional languages such as Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu.
She has mainly established her career and gained recognition in the Bhojpuri film industry. Swati was born in Mumbai, but her family is from Bilaspur, in Chhattisgarh. Both her parents are doctors who were earlier working in Mumbai but later shifted back to their hometown, Bilaspur while Swati went to Russia where she learnt Russian and pursued interior designing. She is a versatile personality as she knows five different languages, is a black belt in Karate as well as a trained Kathak dancer. Swati did her training from the
Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute, which is situated in Mumbai made her debut with a serial, Ek Din Ki Vardi. She later also acted in Suraag and Aryaman.
She became a hit actress right after her debut film in Bhojpuri, Sasurari Zindabad. She was initially hesitant about taking up acting as a career and had never even thought of it because of her family background and the place where she belonged. Bilaspur was a small town far from all the beauty and glamour of the film industry. Fortunately, she did pursue acting and established her place in the industry.