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Shweta Basu Prasad, who has worked in Bollywood as well as South films, has turned 30 years old. Shweta was born on 11 January 1990 in Jamshedpur. Shweta had won after winning the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for her brilliant performance in 2002’s ‘Spider’. Shweta played a double role in this film.
Shweta has worked with veteran actors like Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah and Shreyas Talpade. Shweta played Shreyas Talpade’s sister in the film ‘Iqbal’. After this film, Shweta also appeared in the TV serial ‘Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki’ and ‘Karishma Ka Karishma’ and ‘Darna Zaroori Hai’. Shweta later switched to South Film Industry.
When Shweta got caught in a sex scandal
In 2014, Shweta Basu’s name came up in a sex scandal in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. She returned home after spending two months in a rescue home. However, later Shweta was given a clean chit by the Hyderabad Sessions Court in this case. After coming out of the jail, he had clarified that he was not involved in any such racket. No film was released for a long time after his name in the sex racket.
Comeback in 2017
Shweta’s film career was ruined after her name surfaced in this case, but she acted in Varun Dhawan’s film ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ in 2017. Shweta played Varun Dhawan’s sister-in-law in this film.
Apart from this, in the ‘Chandranandini’ serial based on the life of Chandragupta Maurya, Shweta played the role of Nandini, the wife of Chandragupta Maurya. Shweta Basu has worked in Anurag Kashyap’s production house Phantom Films as a script consultant for about one and a half years. Now the Phantom Films Company is closed. In 2019, Shweta played the lead role in the film ‘The Tashkent Files’ on Lal Bahadur Shastri, for which she was highly praised. She was also praised for her work in the 2020 film Sperm and Serious Man.
Shweta married director Rohit Mittal which broke up in a year. Both were in a relationship for four years before marriage. Married in Pune on 13 December 2018. Shweta and Rohit met during Phantom Films. He also lived in a live in relationship. The two got engaged in 2017. Rohit was also the director of Shweta’s film Roop Ki Rani. In 2019, three days before the completion of one year of marriage, Shweta surprised everyone by announcing her separation from Rohit on social media.