Shweta Pandit: News

Shweta Pandit is an Indian singer and Bollywood actress who is the grand-niece of noted Indian classical vocalist and Padma Vibhushan recipient Pandit Jasraj. She started her career in music at the age of four with famous music composer Ilayaraja for the award-winning 1990 movie 'Anjali'. Pandit re-dubbed for the lead child character in the film as well as sang the songs in Hindi, making her one of the youngest singers in Bollywood. However, she had her breakthrough at the age 14 with Aditya Chopra's romantic comedy 'Mohabbatein' (2000) for which she sang five songs. Some of her notable hits include 'Ishq Khudai' from 'Rudraksh' (2003), 'You're my love' from 'Partner' (2007), 'Halla Re' from 'Neal' n' Nikki' (2005), 'Chorre ki baatein' from 'Fight Club' (2006), 'Tera Sarapa' from 'Welcome' (2007), 'Bandhane Lagi' from 'Naach' (2005), 'Jhini Jhini' from 'Sarkar Raj' (2008), and 'Thug le' from 'Ladies vs Ricky Bahl' (2011), 'Madhubala' from 'Mere Brother Ki Dulhan' (2011). She won her first Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the song 'Nenani Neevani' in the 2009 Telugu film 'Kotha Bangaru Lokam'.

19 Feb 2021


Why am I trending? 'Shweta' memes leave namesake singer perplexed

It's raining memes nowadays it seems! The newest one to catch the eye of netizens pertains to an online call, wherein one Shweta exposed raunchy secrets while keeping her mic on (ouch!).

31 Oct 2019


#MeToo: Neha Bhasin calls Anu Malik 'pervert', Sona slams Sony

Around this time last year, social media was abuzz with #MeToo stories. Indian women, who had been humiliated, abused, or made uncomfortable by men in power spoke about the trauma.

25 Sep 2019

Aditya Narayan

'Indian Idol': Aditya Narayan defends #MeToo named Anu Malik

Anu Malik, who had to step down as Indian Idol judge after he was named in the #MeToo movement by two noted singers, is all set to return in its 11th season.

19 Aug 2019

Sony TV

Amid #MeToo allegations, Anu Malik returns with Ekta Kapoor's web-series

The ever-forgiving and forgetful Bollywood is ready to take back another #MeToo accused in its folds after Vikas Bahl and Alok Nath.

24 Oct 2018

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt's mother Soni Razdan shares her #MeToo story

Bollywood's ongoing #MeToo movement has given courage to several women, like Vinta Nanda, Shweta Pandit, Sandhya Mridul, to share their traumatic stories.

22 Oct 2018

Sexual Harassment

#MeToo: Alisha Chinai slams Anu Malik, calls him a 'haiwaan'

In wake of the ongoing #MeToo movement of Bollywood, music director Anu Malik has been called out by many women.

21 Oct 2018

Sony TV

Sony TV breaks silence on Anu Malik's 'Indian Idol' exit

Music composer Anu Malik created a buzz this morning after he announced his exit from the singing-based reality show 'Indian Idol 10'.

21 Oct 2018

Sexual Harassment

#MeTooEffect: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol' judge

Ever since Bollywood's #MeToo movement gained momentum, several names have cropped up in alleged sexual misconduct cases.

19 Oct 2018

Anu Malik

Eyewitness account: Lyricist Sameer reveals truth behind Shweta-Anu's #MeToo controversy

Shweta Pandit's sexual harassment allegations against music composer Anu Malik has created a havoc in the industry.

18 Oct 2018

Sony TV

#BollywoodMeToo: Anu Malik rubbishes Shweta Pandit's sexual harassment allegations

Anu Malik has vehemently denied all the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him.

18 Oct 2018

Sexual Harassment

'Indian Idol' to sack Anu Malik post sexual harassment allegations?

Anu Malik, once again, grabbed the headlines (for wrong reasons) after singer Shweta Pandit accused him of sexual misconduct.

17 Oct 2018

Sexual Harassment

#MeToo: Singer Shweta Pandit accuses Anu Malik of sexual misconduct

The #MeToo movement is gaining momentum with every passing day.