Shweta Tiwari

Shweta Tiwari (born 4 October 1980) is an Indian film and television actress known for her portrayal of Prerna Basu in Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Sweety in Parvarrish and Bindiya Thakur in Begusarai.[3] She has participated in the reality shows Bigg Boss 4, Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa; the former two of which she won. She is portraying Guneet Sikka in Mere Dad Ki Dulhan as of 2019.

Shweta Tiwari
Shweta Tiwari on 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6'.jpg
Shweta Tiwari in 2014
Born (1980-10-04) 4 October 1980 (age 39)[1][2]
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress, television presenter, model
Years active1999–present
Spouse(s)
(
m. 1998; div. 2007)

Abhinav Kohli
(
m. 2013)
Children2

Personal lifeEdit

 
Tiwari and her daughter Palak in 2012

Tiwari married actor Raja Chaudhary in 1998 and they have a daughter, Palak.[4] She filed for a divorce in 2007 after nine years of marriage.[5] Tiwari reported she suffered a troubled relationship characterised by Raja's alcoholism and violence. She complained that he used to beat her up daily. He used to turn up on the sets of her shows and misbehave with her.[6][7]

Tiwari and actor Abhinav Kohli[8] were married on 13 July 2013 after dating for almost three years.[9] On 27 November 2016, Tiwari gave birth to a baby boy.[10][11] Reports of problems in their marriage first emerged in 2017.[12] In August 2019, Tiwari filed a complaint of domestic violence against Kohli alleging harassment by Kohli towards her and her daughter Palak. Kohli was taken into police custody.[13][14] Later on, through an Instagram post, Palak clarified that Kohli had subjected her to verbal but not physical abuse.[15] Tiwari and Kohli separated in 2019.[16][17]

CareerEdit

TV careerEdit

Shwetra Tiwari first appeared on television on Doordarshan in 1999. Her first TV serial was the afternoon soap Kaleerein telecast on DD National, then called DD-1. Then she got her second Doordarshan project Ane Wala Pal, which was telecast in 2000 on the now-defunct network DD-Metro. She later appeared in the TV series Kaahin Kissii Roz, after which she played the lead role of Prerna on Kasautii Zindagi Kay which ran between 2001 and 2008.[18]

 
Shweta Tiwari's Bigg Boss 4 winning moment

In 2010, Tiwari participated in the fourth season of the reality show Bigg Boss. She was declared as the winner of the season on 8 January 2011.[19]

In 2013, she played the role of Sweety Ahluwalia in Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi.[20] In 2015, she played Bindiya Rani in the &TV show Begusarai.[21]

TelevisionEdit

Year Series Role Notes
1999 Kaleerein Daughter role Telecast on DD National, then called DD-1
2000 Aane wala pal Telecast on DD Metro (now defunct)
2001 Kaahin Kissii Roz Ashna Shaina Singhal /Sunita Menon Reborn Rebirt
2001–2008 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Prerna Sharma Basu Lead role
2005 Dost Mashal Pakistani Serial aired on ARY Digital
2006 Nach Baliye 2 Contestant 6th place
2007 Naaginn Queen Surmaya
2008–2009 Jaane Kya Baat Hui Aradhna Sareen
2009 Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao Herself Contestant
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 Host
2010–2011 Bigg Boss 4 Herself Contestant and winner[22][23]
2011 Adaalat Revathy Nagpal
Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo Archana
Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur Herself Contestant and winner
2011–2013 Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi Sweety
2012–2015 Rangoli Herself Host
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 Herself Contestant[24]
2014 Baal Veer Mahabhasm Pari [25]
2015–2016 Begusarai Bindiya
2019 Hum Tum And Them Shiva ZEE5[26]
2019–present Mere Dad Ki Dulhan Guneet Sikka [27]

FilmographyEdit

 
Tiwari performing on the NDTV Greenathon at Yash Raj Studios.
Year Film Role Language Notes
2004 Madhoshi Tabbasum Hindi
2004 Aabra Ka Daabra Shivani R. Singh Hindi
2008 Trinetra Nepali
2008 Hamar Sayian Hindustani Bhojpuri
2008 Kab Aibu Anganwa Hamar Naina Bhojpuri
2009 Ae Bhouji Ke Sister Bhojpuri
2009 Apni Boli Apna Des Satkar Kaur Punjabi
2009 Devru Kannada Special appearance in an item number
2010 Benny And Babloo Sheena Hindi
2011 Bin Bulaye Baraati Rajjo / Rosie Hindi
2011 Miley Naa Miley Hum Hindi Special appearance in an item number[28]
2012 Married 2 America Pratap Singh's wife Hindi
2012 Yedyanchi Jatra Marathi Special appearance in an item number
2012 Sultanat Urdu Pakistani Film
2018 Six X Hindi

AwardsEdit

Indian Television Academy AwardsEdit

Year Category Character Show Result
2003 Best Actress (Jury) Prerna Sharma Kasautii Zindagii Kay Won[29]
Best Actress (Popular) Nominated
2004 Best Actress - Drama (Jury) Kasautii Zindagii Kay Nominated
Best Actress - Drama (Popular)
2005 Best Actress - Drama (Jury) Prerna Basu Kasautii Zindagii Kay Nominated
Best Actress - Drama (Popular)
2006 Best Actress - Drama (Jury) Prerna Basu Kasautii Zindagi Kay Won
2007 Best Actress - Drama (Popular) Prerna Basu Kasautii Zindagii Kay Nominated
2012 Best Actress - Drama Sweety Ahluwalia Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi Won[29]
Best Actress - Popular Nominated
2015 Best Actress - Drama Bindiya Begusarai Won

Indian Telly AwardsEdit

Year Category Character Show Result
2002 Best Actress in a Lead Role Prerna Sharma Kasautii Zindagii Kay Nominated
2003 Best Actress in a Lead Role Prerna Basu Nominated[30]
Best Onscreen Couple (along with Cezanne Khan) Prerna Sharma Won
2004 Best On Screen Couple (along with Cezanne Khan) Prerna Basu Won
2005 Best Actress in a Lead Role Prerna Basu Nominated
2006 Best Actress in a Lead Role Nominated
2007 Best TV Personality Nominated
Best Actress in a Lead Role
2012 Best TV Personality Sweety Ahluwalia Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi Nominated
Best Actress in a Lead Role (Jury)
Best Actress in a Lead Role (Popular)
2013 Best TV Personality Sweety Ahluwalia Nominated
Best Actress in a Lead Role (Jury)
Best Actress in a Lead Role (Popular)
2015 Best Actress in a Negative Role Bindiya Begusarai Nominated

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  5. ^ "Shweta files for divorce". The Telegraph – Calcutta. Calcutta, India. 21 June 2007. Retrieved 4 October 2010.
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  8. ^ "Shweta Tiwari's husband Abhinav Kohli claims no domestic violence case was filed against him, they're still in touch".
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  13. ^ "Shweta Tiwari files domestic violence case against husband Abhinav Kohli". The Indian Express. 12 August 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  14. ^ "TV actor's daughter opens up about allegations against stepfather". The Indian Express. 13 August 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  15. ^ Pioneer, The. "Stepdad never molested me: Shweta Tiwari's daughter clarifies". The Pioneer. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  16. ^ "Shweta Tiwari on separation with 2nd husband: I will do what is right for my kids". India Today. 12 October 2019. Retrieved 12 November 2019.
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  18. ^ "Happy Birthday to Shweta Tiwari; the original Prerna of Television Industry!". Free Press Journal. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  19. ^ "Shweta Tiwari wins Bigg Boss 4 - Times of India ►". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  20. ^ "Shweta Tiwari and Rupali Ganguly on Parvarish". in.com. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  21. ^ "GR8! TV Magazine - Shweta Tiwari makes a comeback with Begusarai on &TV". www.gr8mag.com. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
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  23. ^ "Winners All". The Indian Express. 12 February 2011. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  24. ^ "Range of famous personalities to contest in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa". The Indian Express. 28 May 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  25. ^ "Shweta Tiwari excited about first negative role in 'Baal Veer'". The Indian Express. 21 July 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  26. ^ "Shweta Tiwari on her digital debut in Hum, Tum and Them: This seemed like the perfect opportunity". The Indian Express. 26 February 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
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  29. ^ a b "Indian Television Academy Awards". weebly.com. Retrieved 8 January 2015.
  30. ^ "Indian Telly Awards". weebly.com. Retrieved 8 January 2015.

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