Shweta

  • Shweta Tiwari refers to her first negative role in 'Baal Veer' as 'challenging' July 21, 2014

    Mumbai: After playing a perfect homemaker, actress Shweta Tiwari is looking forward to her first grey character in the TV show "Baal Veer". As Mahabhasma Pari she will be seen using her evil powers to destroy Parilok, where all the fairies reside. She is "excited" about her part and said: "This...
  • Watch: Trailer of Shweta Prasad's documentary film 'Roots' July 5, 2014

    Shweta Basu Prasad, the National Award-winning child star of such films as Iqbal and Makdee is all grown up now. The actress has in fact directed a documentary titled Roots, on the relevance of Indian classical music, for which she interviewed leading luminaries of the Indian music industry including Ustad...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: We turn to Shweta for all the tough decisions March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan says that this year Holi has coincided with his daughter Shweta Nanda's 40th birthday and he spent day with her. "We do not celebrate it (Holi), again. There have been discomforting news for the year, the passing away of relations distant, it would be disrespectful...
  • Comedy shows are stress busters says Shweta Tiwari February 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Popular TV actress Shweta Tiwari says she finds comedy difficult and is still learning to master it. "When I started shooting for 'Comedy Circus', it was very difficult for me to give instant punches because there were many things which were not written in the script. I had won...
  • Dolly Ahluwalia to play 'Mango Dolly' in 'Mad In India' February 1, 2014

    Mumbai: National award-winning actress Dolly Ahluwalia will tickle the funny bone of audience as 'Mango Dolly' on a reality comedy chat show. The 'Vicky Donor' actress, who juggles between designing costumes and acting, will now be seen on the small screen in upcoming show 'Mad In India' featuring Sunil Grover. "She will...
  • Shweta Menon in K Bhagyaraj's next Tamil film December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran actor-director K.Bhagyaraj is known for directing and delivering movies that are family oriented. After a long hiatus, the director is making a comeback in Kollywood with a film called 'Thunai Mudhalvar'. The film's shooting is likely to begin this month in Chennai and the director has...
  • Amitabh Bachchan visits capital to celebrate grandson's birthday November 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was recently in the capital to celebrate his grandson Agastya Nanda's 13th birthday. The 'Shahensha' star felt nostalgic and happy as his daughter Shweta Nanda's son turned a teenager Saturday. "Agastya's birthday. Enters his 'teen'. Here to wish him," Amitabh posted Saturday night on srbachchan.tumblr.com. While his grandson...
  • Shweta Menon's movie 'Kalimannu' to be remade November 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Shweta Menon's movie Kalimannu has been making headlines for its unique theme. If the reports are anything to go by, Kalimannu will get a Tamil remake! The remake will include the title Uyirin Osai. Interestingly, Shweta will also play the female lead in the remake version. The...
  • Did not withdraw complaint against MP under duress: Shweta Menon November 10, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam actor Shweta Menon, who had accused Congress MP N Peethambara Kurup of molesting her but later chose not to press the case, on Sunday rejected reports that she had withdrawn the complaint under pressure from the film industry. The 39-year-old artiste, who has essayed many memorable roles in a...
  • Shweta Menon's initial statement says Congress MP touched her November 6, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Days after Malayalam Actress Shwetha Menon withdrew her harassment complaint, initial statement by Shweta Menon to the Kollam police states that she was sexually harassed by Congress MP N Peethambara Kurup at the venue of the President's trophy boat race in Kollam. The statement accessed by CNN-IBN states that...
  • Kerala: Congress youth workers burns effigy of actress Shweta Menon November 4, 2013

    Angry Youth Congress workers in Kollam district of Kerala burnt an effigy of Malayalam actress Swetha Menon after reports that police here had registered a case against MP Peethamabara Kurup for allegedly groping her. Shouting slogans against the actress, party activists walked through the main road in Kollam and warned that...
  • Kerala: Actress Shweta Menon withdraws complaint against Congress MP November 4, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam actress Shweta Menon has withdrawn her molestation complaint against Congress MP Peethambara Kurup after he apologised to her. The actress insists that she was not pressured by anyone to do so. "There is no pressure whatsoever behind this move. In the wake of Mr Peethambara Kurup's repeated public and...
  • Kerala: Case against Congress MP for allegedly molesting actress Shweta Menon November 3, 2013

    Police have registered a case against Kerala Congress MP Peethambara Kurup for allegedly molesting leading Malayalam film actress Shweta Menon. Shweta Menon, who was allegedly molested by Kurup at the President's Boat race event at Kollam two days back, on Sunday gave her statement on the incident to police. A police team...
  • Actress Shweta Menon alleges molestation, Congress MP denies November 2, 2013

    Congress MP N Peethambara Kurup, embroiled in controversy over alleged molestation of Malayalam cine actress Shweta Menon at a function in Kollam on Friday evening, strongly denied having committed such an act on Saturday. "It is totally untrue. I am telling this since my name has come up in a section...
  • Thank god, I'm not in 'Bigg Boss 7': Shweta Tiwari October 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Shweta Tiwari, winner of 'Bigg Boss 4', is horrified after seeing the kind of tasks being given to the inmates in the current season of the reality show. "After watching 'Bigg Boss' this time, I feel that thank god I was not there. (I am happy that) I participated...
  • Drashti Dhami beats Lauren Gottlieb, wins 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6' September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The wait is finally over. Yes, the name of the winner of the celebrity dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6' has been announced. And it is none other than Drashti Dhami. Drashti Dhami and her dance partner Salman Yusuf Khan lifted the winner's trophy and took home...
  • Tweets: 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6' grand finale September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Tonight is a big night for 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' as the winners for the sixth season of the celebrity dance reality show will be announced in a few hours from now. The top four celebrity contestants - Drashti Dhami, Shaan, Lauren Gottlieb, and Sonali and Sumant - who...
  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6: Who will win the ultimate battle? September 14, 2013

    Mumbai: The celebrity dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6' will come to an end Saturday night when four celebrity contestants will fight for the winner's trophy at the grand finale here. Actress Drashti Dhami, singer Shaan, dancer Lauren and 'India's Got Talent' winners Sonali and Sumant will dance to win...
  • Shah Rukh Khan to Katrina Kaif: Stars caught sporting the tanned look September 11, 2013

    Bollywood A-listers might be known for doing whatever it takes - from hiring nutritionists to paying excessively on cosmetic surgeries and getting the best trainers, etc - to sport a flawless look. But flaunting their super tanned bodies doesn't seem that bad an idea! We give you a quick lowdown...
  • I'm living stress-free life now: Shweta Tiwari September 10, 2013

    Mumbai: TV actress Shweta Tiwari, who has been celebrating Ganesh Utsav since the last seven years, says thanks to the lord's blessings, she is now living her life happily. The actress has been through a lot of ups and downs in her personal life - a troubled marriage with actor...
  • Shweta Punj's 'Why I Failed' is more about success August 19, 2013

    In her debut book "Why I Failed," business journalist Shweta Punj interviews leaders from all walks of life - filmmakers, entrepreneurs, a fashion designer, an athlete - about how they handled a significant moment of failure in their lives. In this, Punj at first comes off as a latter-day...
  • 'Satyagraha' Music Review: Passion, energy define the album August 11, 2013

    Composers: Salim-Sulaiman Singers: Rajiv Sundaresan, Shivam Pathak, Shweta Pandit, Salim Merchant, Shraddha Pandit, Shafqat Amanat Ali Rating: 3 out of 5 The music album of director Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha' boasts of seven tracks, including a remix and a house mix version of a track. Composer duo Salim-Sulaiman Merchant has kept the essence...
  • India Positive: Born in a red light area, a girl bags scholarship at a US college August 3, 2013

    From a red light area to bagging a scolarship at a prestigious college in the US - Shweta Katti's tale is that of extraodrianry courage, grit and a bundle of positivity. Ridiculed and teased for her roots, Katti never faltered. That explains why she made it to the 'Newsweek'. ...
  • Javed Ali, Shweta Pandit to join AR Rahman for India road tour July 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Legendary composer, singer and songwriter A.R. Rahman is all set for his India road tour 'Rahmanishq' in October, the first such event in two decades.. The tour will encompass cities like Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Jaipur and Ahmedabad. A concert will also be held in Sydney in August. Rahman is very excited about...
  • Raja Chaudhary wishes Shweta Tiwari, daughter Palak a happy life July 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Raja Chaudhary, who had several run-ins with the law in the past, says now he has changed and has become sincere towards his work. "I am working. I am shooting for a serial and I am busy with that, so I don't pay attention to other things. I have become...
  • My mother and Kranti, the NGO, are my inspirations: Shweta Katti July 19, 2013

    Shweta Katti, an 18-year-old girl, fought the social stigma of growing up in a red light district in Mumbai. She has also managed to become the first person from her neighbourhood to get a US scholarship. Mumbai resident Shweta Katti joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on her journey from...
  • Snapshot: Shweta Tiwari marries boyfriend Abhinav Kohli July 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Television actress Shweta Tiwari who has been dating Abhinav Kohli for almost three years now, finally got married to him in Mumbai on July 13. Shweta Tiwari wore a red lehenga while Abhinav was seen in a white sherwani. Shweta Tiwari, who was previously married to Raja Chaudhary,...
  • Shweta Tiwari eliminated from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6' July 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Popular television actress Shweta Tiwari was Sunday evicted from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6' after getting low votes and losing the face-off round to actress Aarti Chabaria. The actress was in the bottom-three along with singer Shaan and Aarti. After the performance, Aarti, who was in the bottom-three last week as...
  • Meghna Malik gets eliminated from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6' June 23, 2013

    Mumbai: For those who saw her in the stiff and strict character of Ammaji in 'Na Aaana Is Des Laado', it would have been hard to imagine that Meghna Malik can dance - and how! Despite her entertaining and confident performances, the powerhouse actress's stint on dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla...