Articles about Shweta Pandit
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!).
21 Nov 2019
#MeToo: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol 11' judge
Following severe backlash over allegations of sexual misconduct, music composer Anu Malik has now stepped down as the judge from the ongoing 11th season of singing reality show Indian Idol.
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
'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
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.
23 Jul 2019
#MeToo accused Anu Malik set to return on small screen?
Music composer 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 on TV.
31 May 2019
Sona Mohapatra rips into 'Indian Idol' over Anu Malik's return
After news of music director Anu Malik's return as a judge on singing reality television show Indian Idol's season 11 emerged, singer Sona Mohapatra voiced her discontentment with the decision, citing the sexual harassment allegations against the former.
19 Dec 2018
#MeToo: Sonu Nigam defends Anu Malik against sexual harassment allegations
Singer Sonu Nigam has come out in support of his music director friend Anu Malik, who was accused of sexual misconduct by several women.
24 Oct 2018
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
#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 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
#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
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
#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
'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
#MeToo: Singer Shweta Pandit accuses Anu Malik of sexual misconduct
The #MeToo movement is gaining momentum with every passing day.