Swara Bhasker: News

Swara Bhasker, born on April 9, 1988, is an Indian actress who works in the Hindi film industry. She made her acting debut with the 2009 movie ‘Madholal Keep Walking' that was screened at the 33rd Cairo International Film Festival. She rose to prominence by appearing in the highly successful film ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ in 2011. The film also earned Bhasker a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2013, she appeared in the romantic drama ‘Raanjhanaa’, which was one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of that year. In 2016, she played the lead role in Anand L Rai's comedy-drama film ‘Nil Battey Sannata’, which won Bhasker the Screen Award for Best Actress (Critics). She is also known for serving as a host on Shyam Benegal's TV miniseries titled ‘Samvidhaan’. She is an alumna of Miranda House, University of Delhi, and completed her master’s in sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi.

25 Sep 2023


It's a girl! Swara Bhasker, Fahad Ahmad welcome first child

Actor Swara Bhasker and her husband, activist-politician Fahad Ahmad, have announced the arrival of their first child, a baby girl.

24 Sep 2023

Vikrant Massey

Vikrant Massey to Ileana D'Cruz: Celebrity pregnancy-announcements that went viral

Vikrant Massey and his actor wife Sheetal Thakur officially announced their pregnancy with an endearing photo on Instagram on Sunday.

25 Jul 2023


Ektaa-Rhea's 'Veere Di Wedding 2' is happening! Details inside

Rhea Kapoor is known for backing female-led films and reports are rife that she has joined hands with Ektaa Kapoor for the upcoming sequel of Veere Di Wedding.

22 Jun 2023


Reminiscing 'Raanjhanaa' as Dhanush announces 'Tere Ishk Mein'

On the occasion of 10 years of Raanjhanaa, director Aanand L Rai announced his upcoming film Tere Ishk Mein starring the quintessential superstar and his frequent collaborator Dhanush.

06 Jun 2023

Bollywood Pregnancies

Swara Bhasker announces pregnancy; to welcome baby in October

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is ready to start a new chapter of her life with her activist-politician husband Fahad Ahmad. After nearly five months of getting married, the couple, on Tuesday, announced that they are expecting their first child together.

31 May 2023

Pa Ranjith

Pa Ranjith, Onir: Celebrities who condemned manhandling of protesting wrestlers

Mayhem unfolded at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Sunday when police detained wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshee Malikkh, and Bajrang Punia.

09 Apr 2023

Bollywood Films

Happy birthday, Swara Bhasker: Top films that prove actor's mettle

From reel to real life, Swara Bhasker has carved a niche for herself, be it with her exceptional acting skills or persona.

31 Mar 2023


From Swara to Ayesha: Female actors who married politicians

The biggest question in Bollywood right now is this: Is AAP MP Raghav Chadha tying the knot with Ishaqzaade actor Parineeti Chopra?

17 Mar 2023


Swara Bhasker's Delhi wedding reception: Political guests in attendance

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker got hitched to Samajwadi Party leader Fahad Ahmad in January. They hosted a grand wedding reception in New Delhi recently which saw several politicians from across political parties in attendance.

12 Mar 2023


Swara Bhasker shares 'haldi' ceremony pictures: Everything about her wedding

There's no doubt that Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is deeply and madly in love!

17 Feb 2023

Kangana Ranaut

Sonam, Kangana congratulate Swara Bhasker-Fahad Ahmad on their wedding

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker surprised her fans with a string of beautiful, dreamy pictures as she announced her court marriage with political leader Fahad Zirar Ahmad on Thursday (February 16).

17 Feb 2023


Swara Bhasker shares wedding pictures; prepping for 'shehnaii-wala shaadi'

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker surprised fans when she took to Twitter on Thursday to announce her wedding with political activist Fahad Ahmad.

16 Feb 2023


Swara Bhasker marries Samajwadi party leader Fahad Ahmad; see pictures

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is married now.

05 Jan 2023


A look at Rahul Gandhi's star-heavy Bharat Jodo Yatra

Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) has entered its last leg. The journey which started on September 7 from Tamil Nadu, will end this month in Jammu and Kashmir.

01 Dec 2022


Bharat Jodo Yatra: Stars who walked with Rahul Gandhi

Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), led by the party's former president Rahul Gandhi, is crossing through states and cities across India. The foot march, which began on September 7 from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, reached Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, on Thursday morning.

01 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Swara Bhasker joins Rahul Gandhi in 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker joined politician Rahul Gandhi during the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. Indian National Congress (INC) devised this yatra as part of their new campaign. Though not declared, this seems to be a part of the 2024 general elections campaign.

07 Sep 2022

Bollywood Films

Swara Bhasker on 'Boycott Bollywood' trend: It's a profitable business

Actor Swara Bhasker recently opened up on the ongoing trend, which is calling for the boycott of Bollywood movies.

30 Jun 2022


Swara Bhasker receives death threat letter; Mumbai Police launch probe

A death threat letter was issued to Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker by unidentified persons, the actor revealed on Wednesday night.

07 Jan 2022


Swara Bhasker down with COVID-19; has 'fever, loss of taste'

Bollywood can feel the surge in COVID-19 cases up close.

11 Oct 2021


Swara Bhasker files complaint against YouTuber for making distasteful remarks

Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker has filed a complaint against a Twitter user and YouTube influencer for allegedly circulating some messages on social media platforms with the intention of "outraging her modesty."

23 Jun 2021


Swara Bhasker's 'Sheer Qorma' heading to Indian Film Festival Stuttgart

Filmmaker Faraz Arif Ansari's Sheer Qorma, a love story between two queer women, is set to be screened at the Indian Film Festival Stuttgart.

17 Jun 2021


Loni case: Complaints registered against Swara Bhasker in Delhi, UP

Two complaints have been lodged against Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh yesterday in connection to the Ghaziabad assault video, as per reports.

17 Jun 2021


Complaint against Swara Bhasker, Twitter over posts on Ghaziabad assault

A police complaint has been lodged against film actor Swara Bhasker and Twitter India Managing Director Manish Maheshwari, among others, in connection with tweets about the recent attack on an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

13 May 2021


Kangana Ranaut's comments on Israel rub netizens the wrong way

It's a "new day, new controversy" for actress Kangana Ranaut.

11 May 2021


Swara Bhasker calls Israel 'apartheid state,' gets brutally trolled

As the Israel-Palestine conflict rages on, social media users in India remain divided over the issue.

06 May 2021


Swara Bhasker demands a new PM for India, gets backlash

The crumbling medical infrastructure and lack of resources prompted many citizens to criticize the government and express their displeasure.

03 Dec 2020


Bollywood actors support Diljit, after his spat with Kangana Ranaut

Yet again, actor Kangana Ranaut dominated the list of trends on social media, as she got involved in an ugly war-of-words with actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh over a "misleading" tweet.

29 Nov 2020

Bombay High Court

Kangana's sister wants to drag Swara Bhasker, Taapsee to court

Actor Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel has once again slammed fellow actors Taapsee Pannu and Swara Bhasker, this time for allegedly spreading misinformation.

19 Nov 2020


Why is Zomato getting trolled after Swara Bhasker's tweet

Food delivery giant Zomato has landed into a controversy after actress Swara Bhasker asked the company to pull down its ads from Arnab Goswami's news channel Republic TV.

06 Oct 2020

Digvijaya Singh

Swara, Malviya, Digvijaya served notices for revealing Hathras victim's identity

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has served notices to BJP's social media cell head Amit Malviya, actor Swara Bhasker, and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for allegedly revealing the identity of Hathras gang-rape victim.

28 Jun 2020


Swara Bhasker trolled for her new web series 'Rasbhari'

Swara Bhasker, who never shies away from commenting on issues concerning women and portraying herself as a righteous feminist, is now facing the wrath of netizens for all wrong reasons, thanks to her new web series Rasbhari.

26 May 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Swara Bhasker is helping migrant workers reach home

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker has come forward to offer a helping hand to migrant workers, who have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions.

26 Feb 2020


'Sheer Qorma' trailer: Swara Bhasker, Divya Dutta's tale of acceptance

Days after the release of Ayushmann Khurrana's Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, one of mainstream Bollywood's first movies to portray homosexual romance, the trailer of Divya Dutta and Swara Bhasker-starrer Sheer Qorma is out.

13 Oct 2019


Lok Sabha Elections were disastrous for actress Swara: Here's why

The April-May polls didn't just keep candidates busy, but also personalities who decided to join electioneering. One such celebrity was Swara Bhaskar, whose opinions on the current state of affairs in India gets her trolled almost daily.

04 Jul 2019


Here's why Swara Bhasker, Himanshu Sharma called it quits

Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker, who was "happy and dating" National Award-winning screenwriter Himanshu Sharma, called off their relationship recently.

30 May 2019


Why Swara Bhasker and others are advocating 'orgasm inequality'

If getting trolled could win elections, Swara Bhasker would be Prime Minister. Most famously, the actor was slut-shamed by trolls for the masturbation scene in the 2018 film Veere Di Wedding. However, none of that keeps her from voicing issues.

29 May 2019


Rakhi Sawant thanks Swara Bhaskar for 'masturbating'. Really, what now?

Rakhi Sawant has always managed to grab headlines through her off-center attitude. She is known for her eccentric posts on social media which have kept her haters and lovers entertained all the time.

22 Dec 2018


Why should we ignore Bollywood babas?

Have you seen Elon Musk, Tim Cook, Ratan Tata giving people marital advice on Twitter? Or Sachin Tendulkar talking about how to raise funds from a venture capitalist? Exactly.

24 Nov 2018


#ViralVideo: As no one buys his crops, farmer destroys pomegranates

A heartbreaking video showing a farmer destroying his pomegranates, as no one bought them, has surfaced on social media and almost everyone has expressed concern.

03 Nov 2018


Police stops SRK's birthday-party as loud music played till 3

It seems Shah Rukh Khan and his fans were in no mood to stop the celebrations of his birthday on Friday night, after which Mumbai police had to intervene.

28 Oct 2018


Was rejected by director for looking 'too intelligent': Swara Bhasker

Beauty and appearance play a crucial role in cinema and Swara Bhasker says in the initial days of her career she was rejected for "looking intelligent".

Now, Vivek accuses Swara of curbing his freedom of expression

Director Vivek Agnihotri, who briefly got his Twitter account locked because of Swara Bhasker's complaint, has now accused her of curbing his freedom of expression.

11 Sep 2018


Swara gets Vivek's Twitter account locked after his problematic tweet

Swara Bhasker is one of the few actresses in the industry who speaks her mind on social media.

18 Aug 2018


Engineer, lawyer form organization to monitor 'biased', 'fake' news reports

An aeronautical engineer from Mumbai and a Delhi-based lawyer have come together to set up a group, which will monitor news reports and social media posts that are "biased and fake" and take necessary action.

10 Aug 2018


#ButLiberalsAreFanatics: Why Sadhguru's statement irked many including Swara Bhasker

Sadhguru, who has a lot of followers globally, has found himself at the center of controversy for making a remark on liberals.

11 Jul 2018


Providing refuge, serving food, rescuing stranded: Meet Mumbai's unsung heroes

Like every year, this time too Mumbai is facing a deluge and remains submerged in water due to torrential rainfall and abysmal administrative flaws.

29 Jun 2018


Casting couch: Swara Bhaskar recollects an unpleasant incident

Swara Bhaskar is not the one to mince her words. She, time and again, has put across her viewpoint on burning issues and often finds herself at the receiving end.

23 Jun 2018

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

Sonam is planning to cast Swara in her directorial debut

That Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Swara Bhaskar are best of friends is known to all.

09 Jun 2018

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

Anand Ahuja's birthday wish for wife Sonam is #CoupleGoals

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Anand Ahuja seem perfect for each other in every sense.

31 May 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan bans 'Veere Di Wedding' citing vulgar content

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja starrer 'Veere Di Wedding', which is not a chick flick, will not be released in Pakistan.

30 May 2018


Sonam had postponed her wedding for her BFF Swara

Almost entire nation was glued to Sonam and Anand Ahuja's wedding and took note of every little detail of the star-studded affair.

26 May 2018

Ektaa Kapoor

'Veere Di Wedding' presents normal story, not women empowerment: Sonam

The cast of "Veere Di Wedding" yesterday in Delhi said the aim to make the film is to present a normal story about four female friends and not promoting women empowerment.

23 May 2018

Shah Rukh Khan

I am not a feminist, a human first: Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor, at the music launch of her upcoming film "Veere Di Wedding" last evening, said she believes in equality but is not a "feminist".

16 May 2018

Kareena Kapoor Khan

Bhavesh Joshi Superhero to clash with Veere-Di-Wedding on June 1

Harshvardhan Kapoor's "Bhavesh Joshi Superhero" is all set to compete with his sister, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja's upcoming film "Veere Di Wedding" on June 1.

09 May 2018

Karan Johar

Shah Rukh, Salman's dance at Sonam Kapoor's reception goes viral

Actor Sonam Kapoor's reception looked like a compilation of visuals straight out of the '90s Bollywood as contemporaries Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Anil Kapoor indulged in bromance by dancing together to their old numbers.

26 Apr 2018


Bad news for Veeres? Now, #BoycottVeereDiWedding trends on Twitter

Seems like many Twitter users aren't letting go of their anger on actresses Swara Bhaskar, Sonam Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan, just yet.

20 Apr 2018


After #BoycottAmazon trends because of Swara Bhaskar, company deletes tweet

Facing flak for its association with actress Swara Bhaskar, Amazon deleted the tweet which was a part of their 'Ajnabi Shahar Ki Googly' campaign.

15 Apr 2018

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

Swara blasts troll who shamed Kareena for marrying a Muslim

Swara Bhaskar, who is featuring alongside Kareena Kapoor Khan in 'Veere Di Wedding', recently defended her on the micro-blogging website.

12 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Justice for Unnao, Kathua rape victims: Bollywood comes forward

Angry, ashamed, and heartbroken is how the Indian film industry personalities described their feelings over the brutal Unnao and Kathua rapes and demanded swift action against the perpetrators.

29 Jan 2018


No Swara, it's not just the "vagina", it's your hypocrisy

Swara Bhaskar's open letter to Sanjay Leela Bhansali created a furore on the social media. She has penned down her thoughts on "being reduced to a vagina" after watching the magnum opus 'Padmaavat'.