Shweta Menon

About Shweta Menon

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: April 23, 1974
Birth Place:  Chandigarh, India, India
Occupation: Film actress, Model, TV Presenter
Years active: 1991–present
Height: 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Title: Femina Miss India Asia Pacific 1994
Spouse(s): Bobby Bhonsle (2004-2007) Sreevalsan Menon (m. 2011)
Children: Sabaina Menon
Parent(s): Naranankutty, Sarada Menon
Relatives: Anoop Menon (Cousin)
Awards: Kerala State Film Awards 2009 – Best Actress (Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha) 2011 – Best Actress (Salt N' Pepper)
Website: www.shwetha-menon.com

Shweta Menon

Shweta Menon was born on April 23, 1974 in  Chandigarh, India, India, is Actress. Speaking Hindi and accent-free English is what sets her apart from other actresses born in the Southern states of India. The reason behind this is her dad, who is in the Indian Air Force, and has been re-located to Punjay, Hyderabad, & Bangalore. She lived a life of luxury as a child. She studied in Kendriya Vidyalaya High School in Calicut, was constantly distracted, compelling her 12th standard chemistry teacher to admonish her, and ask to seek a film career.Shweta was born on April 23 in the Menon family, and shot into limelight after being crowned Miss Bangalore. She then went to participate in Miss India contest in 1994, ended by being third in the pageant that was won by Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai.She has appeared in the Kamasutra condom ad. wearing a 2-piece bathing suite.She then appeared in several Bollywood flicks, starting from 'Prithvi' in 1997 through on to 'Nehle Pe Dehla' in 2007. She became an actress after being spurred on by Aamir Khan and Baba Azmi, and worked in an industry of which she had no knowledge nor understanding, nor did she have anyone to guide her. She has also appeared in Tamil and Malayalam movies.She is involved as an actress in the filming of 'Akasha Gopuram' and 'Paradesi' both in Malayalam, alongside Mohanlal.
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Popular As Shweta Menon
Occupation Actress
Age 50 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 23, 1974 ( Chandigarh, India, India)
Birthday April 23
Town/City  Chandigarh, India, India
Nationality India

🌙 Zodiac

Shweta Menon’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Shweta Menon was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Biography/Timeline

1990

Starting her career as an Actress in Malayalam feature films in the early 1990s, she ventured into modeling and became noted, after participating and winning at several beauty pageants, which led to her debut in Bollywood. It was the film Ishq (1997 film) where she received notable attention as the sultry Dancer for the song, 'Humko Tumse Pyaar Hai' featuring Aamir Khan and Ajay Devgan and also in Bandhan (1998 film). Following appearances in over 30 Hindi films, in which she generally conveyed a glamorous image, her acting career took a turn by the mid-2000s, with her returning to Malayalam cinema and accepting substantial roles. She received critical praise and several accolades including the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress for her performances in Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha (2009) and Salt N' Pepper (2011).

1991

She started her career as an Actress in the Malayalam film Anaswaram (1991), directed by Jomon, playing the female lead opposite Mammootty, after which she focused on modeling. She competed in the Miss India contest in 1994 and finished third Runner up behind Sushmita Sen, Aishwarya Rai and Fransesca Hart. She became the first Gladrags female super model in 1994 (Kelly Dorjee was the male super model) and then, Miss Asia Pacific semi-finalist in 1994 in Manila Cebu Island, Philippines. She subsequently made her debut in Bollywood and appeared in over 30 films; some of her Bollywood films include Asoka (2001), Maqbool (2003) and Corporate (2006).

2004

Shwetha Menon was charged with insulting the Indian flag at a fashion show on 5 January 2004. The show was organized by NIFD at a resort, where Menon walked the ramp allegedly with the tricolour wrapped around her body.

2006

Menon returned to Malayalam in 2006 with Thantra and then went on to do famous Malayalam films such as Keerthi Chakra (2006) and the award-winning Paradesi. Her performance as Sarojini, a middle-class woman who fights against extreme odds, in Madhya Venal earned her a special mention by jury chairman Bahman Ghobadi, a famous Iranian Director at the International Film Festival of Kerala. In 2010, she won the Kerala State Government's Best Actress for her portrayal of Cheeru, a village woman in the film Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha directed by Ranjith. She won the Mathrubhumi-Amrita TV Special Jury Award and the Asianet Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the same film. In 2011, Shweta Menon starred in the remake of Rathinirvedam, playing the titular character, originally played by Jayabharathi. In the same year, she got the Kerala State Award for Salt N' Pepper. For her next movie 'Naval Enna Jewel,' Shweta Menon has undergone a remarkable makeover as an elderly man.

2008

Besides working in films, she has anchored several TV, stage and film awards shows. Menon rose to popularity after presenting the musical programme, Star Wars on Kairali TV in 2008. She won the Asian Television Award for Best Anchor for the same program. In Hindi, she hosted the group band based show, Razzmatazz on Zee TV with actor Arshad Warsi. The next television show she did was Dancing Queen in 2008 on Colors. In 2010, she anchored the Malayalam reality show, Honeymoon Travels on Surya TV. The show became an instant hit for Shwetha's accented Malayalam and her attempts to read from the original script without a formal learning in the language. Recently, she appeared as a contestant with her father in game show, Deal or No Deal on Surya TV. She was the anchor of the family-based reality show Veruthe Alla Bharya on Mazhavil Manorama. She has participated in popular game show Ningalkkum Aakaam Kodeeshwaran on Asianet. She is currently running popular comedy reality show Minto Goal Comedy Stars on Asianet. She has acted in many advertisements. She is currently participating in popular reality show Star Challenge on Flowers TV.

2010

In 2010, Menon approached a local court and the Women's Commission in Kerala after the distributor of her movie tied up with Musli Power, a sex stimulant drug, to jointly promote the movie. "Met with Women's Commission regarding the Kayam ad and they offered me full backing. Thank you all and I hope justice will be done," she tweeted.

2011

In 2011 she had filed a case against Kunnath Pharmaceuticals' managing Director K.C. Abraham for misusing stills from her film Kayam for promoting their Ayurvedic aphrodisiac Musli Power Extra. The Ernakulam central police arrested Abraham.

2013

On 4 November 2013, she filed a case against N. Peethambara Kurup from the Indian national congress in a groping incident. Shweta later dropped her complaint against Kurup, saying the 71-year-old leader tendered a "personal apology" to her hours after she lodged the FIR against him.

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