Shweta Basu Prasad Wiki, Age, Caste, Husband, Biography

Shweta Basu Prasad is an Indian film actress who rose to fame after acting in Makdee film as a child actress. She is married to Rochak Kohli in 2019.

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Shweta Basu Prasad Biography
Shweta Basu Prasad

Shweta Basu Prasad Biography

Shweta Basu Prasad is an Indian film actress. She started her career as a child actress. She was born on 11th January 1991 to Anuj Prasad (father) and Sarmistra Basu Prasad (mother). She won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist in 2002.

Shweta Basu as a panelist on filmbazaarindia event wearing a saree
Full NameSweta Basu Prasad
Date of BirthJanuary 11, 1991
Place of BirthJamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
ProfessionActress, Model, Television Presenter
EducationBachelor’s degree in Commerce from R. N. Podar College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Debut Film“Makdee” (2002)
Notable Works– “Iqbal” (2005)
– “Makdee” (2002)
– “Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!” (2005)
– “Badrinath Ki Dulhania” (2017)
– “Chandni Bar” (2001)
Awards– National Film Award for Best Child Artist (2003)
– Star Screen Award for Best Child Artist (2003)
Other Ventures– Acted in various Hindi, Bengali, and Telugu films
– Appeared in popular TV shows like “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii”
– Worked as a TV presenter for “Red Alert”
– Made her digital debut with the series “Gone Game” (2020)
– Acted in the critically acclaimed film “The Tashkent Files” (2019)
Controversies– Involved in a high-profile controversy in 2014 related to a prostitution case; later clarified and moved on.
Personal Life– Married to filmmaker Rohit Mittal in 2018; the couple later parted ways in 2019
– Later got married to her long-time friend and fellow actor, Rochak Kohli, in 2019
– Enjoys traveling and often shares her adventures on social media
– Passionate about social issues and occasionally engages in activism
Social MediaActive on Instagram and Twitter
Instagram: @shwetabasuprasad11
Twitter: @shweta_official

Family, Caste, Religion

Shweta Basu Prasad was born on 11 January 1991 in Jamshedpur, Bihar, India. She was born to Anuj Prasad and Sarmishta Basu.

Shweta Basu Prasad’s childhood photo

Her father Anuj Prasad is from Bihar while her mother Sarmishta Basu is from West Bengal. Shweta’s father holds a Diploma degree in Direction & Acting from Shreeram Centre in New Delhi. Her mother is a musician and writer.

Shweta’s brother Rahul Prasad with mother

She has one brother named, Rahul Prasad. She has no sister. Her family migrated to Bombay (Mumbai) when she was a child.

Physical Appearance

Shweta Basu Prasad’s height in feet is- 5ft 4 inches (in meters 163m). Her approx. weight is 54 kg. Her figure measurement is 32-28-32.

Age: 33 Years

DOB: 11-01-1991

Height: in feet- 5’4″ & in meter- 163m

Weight: 54 Kg

Figure: 32-28-32

Boyfriend, Husband

Shweta Basu & Rohit Mittal tied the knot in 2017. Actress Shweta Basu Prasad married her fiance Rohit Mittal in Pune on December 13, 2018. The wedding happened as per Bengali and Marwari traditions, in the presence of their families and close friends.

Shweta looked beautiful as a Bengali bride in a pink silk sari, accentuated with a choker, a nath, and a mathapatti. Rohit wore a black achkan-churidar set. The wedding festivities began with a rocking Mehendi function and a ring ceremony was also held.

Take a look at the pictures from Shweta Basu Prasad and Rohit Mittal’s wedding here:

Shweta Basu Prasad’s Wedding Photo with Rahul Mittal

The duo got separated in 2019. Later Shweta married Rochak Kohli in 2019.

Educational Qualification

Shweta Basu Prasad was born in Jamshedpur but migrated to Mumbai where she studied commerce at the R. N. Podar High School, Santacruz in Mumbai.

Later she completed her graduation in mass media and journalism. After that, she wrote columns for Indian Express.


Shweta Basu Prasad is an actress. She started her acting career at an early age. At first, she started as a TV serial child artist but soon moved to Bollywood.

Her debut Bollywood movie Makdee was a super-duper hit and she got the National Award for Best Child Actress in 2002.

After that, she got offers from television series such as Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and Karishma Kaa Karishma. In 2005, she appeared in the Iqbal movie with Shreyas Talpade and Naseeruddin Shah.

She won the Best Supporting Actress Award at the 5th Karachi International Film Festival for Iqbal.

After the Iqbal movie, she took a break and focused on her studies and did her graduation in Journalism and Mass Media. Later she made a documentary on Indian Classical Music featuring the legends of the music industry.

Roots, this documentary features music giants like A R Rahman, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Vishal Bhardwaj, Amit Trivedi, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, and Shubha Mudgal among many other legends.

She is trained in playing the Sitar, is a classical music enthusiast.

Shweta made her debut in Telugu cinema in 2008, with the film Kotha Bangaru Lokam. She has made eight movies in Tamil, Telugu, and Bengali so far.

Apart from films and television, Shweta has worked as a script consultant at Phantom Films.
Shweta appeared in the television series Chandra Nandni as a leading actress Nandni.

Shweta was recently seen in the Bollywood film The Tashkent Files based on the death of India’s Second Prime Minister Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri. Shweta plays a rookie journalist and central protagonist named Ragini Phule.

The film was received well commercially and has been hailed as a surprise box office success of 2019, after successfully making a 50-day Box Office run.

Shweta Basu Prasad Awards

2002National Film AwardsBest Child ArtistMakdee
Star Screen AwardsBest Child Actor
IIFA AwardsBest Child Actor
Disney AwardsChildren’s Choice
2005Star Screen AwardsBest Supporting ActressIqbal
Karachi International Film FestivalBest Supporting Actress
Pogo AwardsChildren’s Choice
Zee Cine AwardsBest Actress- Critics
IIFA AwardsBest Supporting Actress
2008Santosham AwardsBest Debut FemaleKotha Bangaru Lokam
Filmfare AwardBest Actress

Shweta Basu Prasad Weight Loss & Diet Journey

After Iqbal, Shweta took a break from movies and continued her studies. During her studies, she overweighted herself. Here is an interview of Shweta Basu Prasad about her diet control:

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