Nandita Swetha

Swetha (born 30 April 1990), professionally known as Nandita Swetha, is an Indian actress, model, dancer and media personality who predominantly appears in Tamil and Telugu language films. Swetha also starred in the Kannada film industry with the 2008 film Nanda Loves Nanditha. Later she made her acting debut in Tamil 2012 comedy film Attakathi. She made her Telugu debut 2016 horror Comedy film Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada.

Nandita Swetha
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Nandita Swetha
Born
Swetha [1]

(1990-04-30) 30 April 1990 (age 32)[2]
Alma materChrist University[3]
OccupationActress, Dancer, Model and Media Personality
Years active2008 - Present
ParentShivaswamy (Father) Hemalatha (Mother)

CareerEdit

 
Actress Nandita at an event

Swetha began her career as an VJ in Udaya Music while studying in school. She began her acting career in the 2008 Kannada film Nanda Loves Nanditha. Her character in the film was named Nandita, which she later adopted as her screen name.[4] In 2012 her first Tamil film was Attakathi directed by Pa. Ranjith.[5] Her performances were appreciated.[6] She went on to star as an athlete in Ethir Neechal (2013) directed by Durai Senthilkumar.[7] She appeared in the comedy Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara (2013) as chennai girl Kumudha with Vijay Sethupathi.

In 2014, her films Mundaasupatti, Nalanum Nandhiniyum and Aindhaam Thalaimurai Sidha Vaidhiya Sigamani were released. In 2015, Uppu Karuvaadu and Puli were released. In 2016 Anjala, Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada were her releases. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu. In December 2017 her film Ulkuthu released. In Kalakalappu 2 (2018), she appears ad Guest appearance. Her next release was Kaathiruppor Pattiyal (2018) and Asuravadham (2018).[8][9] And two Telugu movies, Srinivasa Kalyanam (2018) and Bluff Master (2018). In 2019, she starred in horror comedies with Prema Katha Chitram 2, Devi 2, Abhinetri 2 followed by thrillers 7 and Kalki. In 2020, she also appeared in Taana was an below average critics.[10]

Personal lifeEdit

She hails from Bangalore, Karnataka,[11] where her father is a businessman and her mother a homemaker. She has two younger brothers.[4]

FilmographyEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role(s) Language(s) Notes
2008 Nanda Loves Nanditha Nanditha Kannada Kannada debut
2012 Attakathi Poornima Tamil Tamil debut
2013 Ethir Neechal Valli Tamil
Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara Kumudha Tamil
2014 Mundaasupatti Kalaivani Tamil
Nalanum Nandhiniyum Nandhini Tamil
Aindhaam Thalaimurai Sidha Vaidhiya Sigamani Nandini Tamil
2015 Puli Pushparadhai Tamil Special appearance
Uppu Karuvaadu Poonguzhali Tamil
Idam Porul Yaeval Neetha Tamil Unreleased
2016 Anjala Uthara Tamil
Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada Amala / Parvathi Telugu Telugu debut
2017 Ulkuthu Kadalarasi Tamil
2018 Kalakalappu 2 Nanditha Tamil Guest appearance
Kaathiruppor Pattiyal Megala Tamil
Asuravadham Maha Tamil
Srinivasa Kalyanam Paddu Telugu
Bluff Master Avani Telugu
2019 Prema Katha Chitram 2 Nandu Telugu
Devi 2 Sara Tamil
Abhinetri 2 Telugu
7 Ramya Telugu
Tamil
Bilingual film
Kalki Asima Khan Telugu
2020 Taana Nivetha Tamil
2021 Eeswaran Vasuki Tamil
Kabadadaari Swathi Tamil
Kapatadhaari Swathi Telugu
Akshara Akshara Telugu
Nenjam Marappathillai Shwetha Ramsay Tamil
IPC 376 Yazhini Tamil
MGR Magan Herself Tamil Special appearance
2022 Jetty Telugu

Other worksEdit

SingingEdit

Year Song Language
2020 "Mansara Sollu" Tamil

Television

2021 - Abhiyum Naanum - Sun TV - special appearance

Dubbing artist
Year Film Dubbed for Notes
2019 Dabangg 3 Sonakshi Sinha For Kannada, Tamil and Telugu versions[12]

AwardsEdit

Year Film Awards Category Result Ref.
2012 Attakathi Jaya TV Movie Awards Best Debut Actress Won [13]
2013 Ethir Neechal 3rd SIIMA Awards Best Supporting Actress Won [14]
61st Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actress - Tamil Nominated [citation needed]
2014 Mundaasupatti Edison Awards Edison Award for Best Retro Actress Won [15]
2016 Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada 64th Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actress - Telugu Won [16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "I Will be Playing a Comedian". The New Indian Express.
  2. ^ "Nandita Swetha Birthday Special!". The Times of India. 30 April 2020. Retrieved 16 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Nanditha Shwetha Interview" – via YouTube.
  4. ^ a b "I protested till my folks gave in: Nandita | Deccan Chronicle". Archived from the original on 5 May 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Karthi all praise for 'Attakathi'". IndiaGlitz. 28 July 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2012.
  6. ^ "Attakathi team celebrates". Sify. 20 August 2012. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2012.
  7. ^ Jeshi, K. (4 October 2012). "A good start". The Hindu. Chennai, India. Retrieved 17 October 2012.
  8. ^ "'Kathiruppor Pattiyal' movie review: A comedy that works in parts- The New Indian Express".
  9. ^ "Asuravadham press meet gallery". silverscreen.in. 27 June 2018. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  10. ^ Sify.com[bare URL]
  11. ^ "Playing Innocent: The Nandita Sweta Interview". Silverscreen.in. Archived from the original on 20 April 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  12. ^ "Nandita Swetha dubs for Sonakshi in 'Dabangg 3' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 December 2021.
  13. ^ "Nandita Swetha, best Debut actress 2012". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Nandita signs her next with Kaali and Ramdoss". Deccan Chronicle. 6 October 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  15. ^ James, Anu (16 February 2015). "8th Edison Awards: 'Madras' Best Tamil Film; Dhanush Best Actor for 'VIP' [PHOTOS+WINNERS' LIST]". ibtimes.co.in. Retrieved 11 December 2021.
  16. ^ "Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Nandita Swetha". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 December 2017.

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