Shweta Basu Prasad (born 11 January 1991) is an Indian film actress. She started her career as a child actress in Hindi films and television series and went on to play lead roles in Bengali, Telugu and Tamil cinema. For her performance in the 2002 film Makdee, she won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist.
Shwetha Basu Prasad was born in Jamshedpur on January 11, 1991 in Jharkhand and later traveled with her family to Bombay (present-day Mumbai) when she was a child. Her father Anuj Prasad is from Bihar though her mother Sarmishta Basu Prasad is from West Bangal.
Shweta’s grandfather retired as a chief operating officer in Intelligence Bureau, New Delhi. Her father Anuj is a direction and acting diploma holder from Shreeram Centre, New Delhi. They later settled in Jamshedpur, where he married Shweta’s mother, musician and writer Sarmistha, after 1 year’s courtship in 1990, and they had Shweta the following year.
Shweta Basu Prasad and husband Rohit Mittal
Makdee fame actor Shweta Basu Prasad on Monday publicized her separation from husband Rohit Mittal. The two had been in a relationship for four years before tying the knot on December 13 last year.
Shweta took to Instagram and posted a note that said, “Hi everyone, Rohit Mittal and I have mutually decided to part our ways and end our marriage. After months of observation, we arrived at this decision a few months ago in each other’s best interest, as individuals.”
Shweta Basu Prasad Family
She was born to Anuj Prasad and Sarmishta Basu Prasad. She has a brother named Rahul Prasad. Her grandfather was a chief in Delhi Intelligence Bureau. On 13-12-20018, she is married to film director Rohit Mittal.
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|Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||R.N. Podar High School, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Reading, Dancing, Traveling & Cooking|
|Debut||Bollywood Film – Makdee (2002)
Telugu Film – Kotha Bangaru Lokam (2008)
Bengali Film – Ek Nadir Galpo: Tale of a River (2008)
Tamil Film – Raa Raa (2011)
Kannada Film – Devravne Budu Guru (2017)
|Best Movies||Makdee (2002), Iqbal (2005), Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017) among others|
|Best Friends||Rohit Mittal|
|Salary||INR 30000 to 35000 Per Episode
INR 20 to 25 Lakhs Per Film
|Net Worth||USD 3 Million|