Sweta Keswani

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Sweta Keswani (Hindi: श्वेता केशवानी; born 19 August 1980, in Mumbai) is an Indian actress, dancer and model, who is known for her roles in Hindi TV shows, Bollywood films and TV commercials. She received fame from Indians globally after playing the role of Gudiya Thakkar in the Star Plus hit series Baa Bahoo Aur Baby. Apart from her Bollywood career she also had a role in U.S. Television series The Blacklist (TV series).

Sweta Keswani
A group photo of Ms Krunti Mazumdar, Shri Pravin Dabas & Ms Emily Hamilton of the film Mem Sahib during the 37th International Film Festival (IFFI-2006) in Panaji, Goa on November 27, 2006.jpg
Keswani at IFFI, 2006
Sweta Keswani

(1980-08-19) 19 August 1980 (age 39)
OccupationActress, dancer, model
Spouse(s)Alexx O'Nell (2008–2011; divorced)
Ken Andino (2012–present)

Personal lifeEdit

Keswani started acting in class two with an adaption of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. She attended MMK College in Mumbai and graduated with a degree in commerce. While she was at school, she started Kathak and kept up with it for about 6 years at Sangit Mahabharati institute and later with Guruji Shri Surinder Kaur, whom she idolizes. Later she trained in Jazz dance from Shiamak Davar's.

Keswani married American actor Alexx O'Nell in 2008, however the pair divorced in 2011. In October 2012, she married Ken Andino, whom she met in New York City[1] . In August 2013, she gave birth to their daughter.


After doing many TV commercials for industries such as Wall's Ice Cream, Pond's and Fanta, Keswani entered television with shows such as Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand. Her performances, especially her role in the dramedy Baa Bahoo Aur Baby, gained her critical acclaim.




Year Show Channel Character Notes
1999-2000 Abhimaan (TV series) Doordarshan
2001–2003 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Star Plus Avantika Ajay Agarwal Negative role
2001-2004 Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand Star Plus Anu Khurana / Anu Samarjeet Singh Kent Negative role[2]
2004 - 2005 Raat Hone Ko Hai - Tingoo Sahara Manoranjan She played character with grey shade and gets killed along with Suhasi Goradia Episodic role
2007 Nach Baliye 3 Star Plus Herself Contestant with ex-husband Alexx O'Nell
2007–2010 Baa Bahoo Aur Baby Star Plus Gurinder "Gudiya" Chadda Thakkar Lead role
2011 Adaalat Sony TV India Ms. Keswani Supporting role
Rishtey (season 1) Zee TV Anu Episodic role
2017 The Blacklist NBC Maura Guest role


  • Residence Visa (2007)
  • Fragile (2007)
  • Now She Says She's God (2005)
  • 3 Aces (2001)


  1. ^ 'Sweta Keswani ties the knot again!' articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com (Retrieved 8 September 2012, 12.00AM IST)
  2. ^ "Fast forward". The Tribune.

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