Shweta Kawaatra Wiki, Height, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Shweta Kawaatra

Shweta Kawaatra is an Indian actress and model. She is best known for her roles in the StarPlus’ TV shows Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii (2000-2008) and Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan (2002-2009).

Wiki/Biography

Shweta Kawaatra (aka Shweta Kawatra) was born on Tuesday, 10 February 1976 (age 46 years; as of 2022) in Delhi, India. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She grew up in New Delhi, where she studied from 9th standard to 12th standard at Summer Fields School. In 1996, she moved to Mumbai, where she started living with her husband and daughter.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Weight (approx.): 60 kg

Hair Colour: light brown

Eye Colour: dark brown

Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-26-34

Shweta Kawaatra photo

Shweta Kawaatra photo

Family

Parents & Siblings

Shweta Kawaatra’s father’s name is Virender Kawatra, and her mother’s name is Vanita Kawatra, who is an Entrepreneur and wellness coach. She has a sister, Anjuli Kawatra.

From left to right, Manav Gohil, Shweta Kawaatra, Shweta's sister, Shweta's daughter Zahra, Shweta's mother, Shweta's nani Swaraj Arora and Shweta's father

From left to right, Manav Gohil, Shweta Kawaatra, Shweta’s sister, Shweta’s daughter Zahra, Shweta’s mother, Shweta’s nani (maternal grandmother) Swaraj Arora, and Shweta’s father

Husband & Children

On 25 December 2003, Shweta Kawaatra tied the knot with Manav Gohil, who is an actor. They welcomed a baby girl on 11 May 2012 and named her Zahra Tabeetha Gohil.

Shweta Kawaatra and her husband, Manav Gohil, on their wedding day

Shweta Kawaatra and her husband, Manav Gohil, on their wedding day

an old photo of Shweta Kawaatra with her husband, Manav Gohil

an old photo of Shweta Kawaatra with her husband, Manav Gohil

Shweta Kawaatra with her husband and daughter

Shweta Kawaatra with her husband and daughter

Religion/Religious Views

Shweta Kawaatra practices Buddhism and is a member of Soka Gakkai, a Japanese Buddhist religious movement based on the teachings of the 13th century. [1]The Times of India

Career

Television

Soap opera

Shweta Kawaatra debuted in Ekta Kapoor‘s production ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’ (2000-2008) as Pallavi Agarwal, where she met her future husband Manav. The show is still considered the most iconic and highly watched soap opera of all time as it went on for 8 long years.

Shweta Kawaatra (left) with Sakshi Tanwar (right) in a still from the TV show 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii'

Shweta Kawaatra (left) with Sakshi Tanwar (right) in a still from the TV show ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’

Shweta Kawaatra as Bhayankar Pari in the TV show ‘Baal Veer’

Shweta Kawaatra as Bhayankar Pari in the TV show ‘Baal Veer’

She is best known for her role as Nivedita Mittal in ‘Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan’ (2002-2009).

Shweta Kawaatra as Nivedita Mittal in 'Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan'

Shweta Kawaatra as Nivedita Mittal in ‘Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan’

She was cast in the TV show ‘Baal Veer’ to play the role of ‘bhayankar pari,’ an evil witch.

Shweta Kawaatra as Bhayankar Pari in TV show 'Baalveer'

Shweta Kawaatra as Bhayankar Pari in TV show ‘Baalveer’

Shweta worked in a drama television show ‘Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat’ starring Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar in 2017. She was also cast in TV serials like ‘Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin,’ ‘C.I.D.,’ ‘Ghar Ek Mandir,’ ‘Rishtey,’ ‘C.I.D.,’ ‘Ye Meri Life Hai,’ ‘Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar,’ ‘Gaadi Bula Rahi Hai.’ She did a guest performance in ‘Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai,’ and ‘Tyohaar Ki Thaali.’

Shweta Kawaatra as Dr Niyati Pradhan in TV show 'C.I.D.'

Shweta Kawaatra as Dr Niyati Pradhan in TV show ‘C.I.D.’

The ‘Adaalat’ actress also performed in the TV show ‘Phulwa’ as SSP Amrita Tiwari.

Shweta Kawaatra as Amrita Tiwari, SSP, in the TV show 'Phulwa'

Shweta Kawaatra as Amrita Tiwari, SSP, in the TV show ‘Phulwa’

Reality TV show

The ‘Kasautii Zindagi Kay’ actress was a contestant in season 1 of a TV show called ‘Fear Factor India’ in 2006.

Shweta Kawaatra shared a picture from the year 2016 when she was in Malaysia for the shooting of the TV show 'Fear Factor India-season 1,' on Instagram

Shweta Kawaatra shared a picture from the year 2016 when she was in Malaysia for the shooting of the TV show ‘Fear Factor India-season 1,’ on Instagram

Shweta and her husband participated in the dance reality show  ‘Nach Baliye season 2’ in 2006.

Shweta Kawaatra and Manav Gohil as contestants in 'Nach baliye' season 2, a dance reality TV show

Shweta Kawaatra and Manav Gohil as contestants in ‘Nach baliye’ season 2, a dance reality TV show

Host

In 2015, Shweta Kawaatra appeared on the television show ‘Sawaal-e-Ishq,’ where she interacted with people and gave suggestions on relationships and life.

Shweta Kawaatra, television presenter, on TV show 'Sawaal-e-Ishq'

Shweta Kawaatra, television presenter, on TV show ‘Sawaal-e-Ishq’

Shweta Kawaatra was cast as a host alongside with actor Varun Badola in a comedy show ‘Sohni Mahiwal’ which aired on Doordarshan in 2006.

Film

In 2005, Shweta Kawaatra made her Bollywood debut with ‘My Brother Nikhil’ as Anjali Menzez, a Lawyer. In 2011, she was cast to play the character of a psychiatrist, Dr Sania, in the film ‘Murder 2.’

Shweta Kawaatra in the role of Dr Sania from the film Murder 2

Shweta Kawaatra in the role of Dr Sania from the film Murder 2

She gave a cameo appearance in the film ‘Azhar’ as a magazine journalist in 2016.

Short Film

Shweta has been featured in many Hindi drama short films including ‘Lali ka Hero.’

Shweta Kawaatra in the short Hindi film called 'Lali ka Hero'

Shweta Kawaatra in the short Hindi film called ‘Lali ka Hero’

In the Hindi short film Friction, she played the role of Roskija.

Shweta Kawaatra as Roskija in a still from 'Friction,' a Hindi short film

Shweta Kawaatra as Roskija in a still from ‘Friction,’ a Hindi short film

Modelling

Shweta Kawaatra participated in the Femina Look of the Year contest in 1995.

A candid shot of Shweta Kawaatra after she participated in the Femina Look of the Year contest in 1995

A candid shot of Shweta Kawaatra after she participated in the Femina Look of the Year contest in 1995

She has been featured on the cover of Gr8 magazine.

Shweta Kawaatra featured on the cover of Gr8 magazine

Shweta Kawaatra featured on the cover of Gr8 magazine

She has walked the ramp at many events like the NPL fashion show, a charity fashion show in support of cancer patients, and the Gitanjali show for IIJW.

Shweta Kawatra on the ramp of NPL fashion show held at Hotel Tuli Imperial in Nagpur

Shweta Kawatra on the ramp of NPL fashion show held at Hotel Tuli Imperial in Nagpur

Controversy

In 2006, it was alleged by the media that Manav and his wife, Shweta Kawatra, distributed 200 SIM cards to their family and friends to collect more votes for the dance reality show “Nach Baliye 2.” There were rumours that they had purchased pre-paid SIM cards from a dealer in Andheri and got them registered in the names of the dealer’s staff. However, later, the couple refused the rumours and said that those stories were cooked up just to ruin their chances of winning the show. [2]The Times of India

Achievements-Awards

  • 2nd Indian Telly Awards in 2002 for ‘Best Actress’ in a negative role for the TV show ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’
  • Star Parivaar Awards in 2003 for ‘Best Devrani’ for the TV show ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’

Favourites

  • City: Vancouver (Canada)
  • Country: South Africa
  • Bird: Owl
  • Colour:  Yellow
  • Drink: Black coffee

Facts/Trivia

  • Shweta’s mother fondly calls her ‘Chinu.’ [3]Instagram
  • She likes travelling, hiking, and trekking.
  • Shweta Kawaatra is very concerned about her health and skin. She often share photos of her nutritious food and facial exercises.
  • After giving birth to her daughter, Shweta Kawaatra suffered from postpartum depression. [4]Instagram
  • Shweta has a poodle-breed dog named Miss Maya Angelou Kawaatra. [5]Instagram

    In graphics; 'Kkusum' actress Shweta Kawaatra and young Zahraa with their dog enjoying at the beach

    In graphics; ‘Kkusum’ actress Shweta Kawaatra and young Zahraa with their dog enjoying at the beach

  • Shweta Kawaatra considers herself an amateur Interior designer. ‘Better Homes and Gardens’ magazine featured Shweta and her husband for transforming their 1500 square feet apartment in Mumbai into a cosy home.

    Shweta Kawaatra and Manav Gohil on the cover of Better Homes and Gardens magazine

    Shweta Kawaatra and Manav Gohil on the cover of Better Homes and Gardens magazine

  • Shweta likes to read books, and also doing yoga & pilates.
    Shweta Kawaatra posing for a mirror selfie after finishing her pilates and yoga session

    Shweta Kawaatra posing for a mirror selfie after finishing her pilates and yoga session

    Shweta Kawaatra doing yoga at home accompanied by her dog

    Shweta Kawaatra doing yoga at home accompanied by her dog

  • She views Daisaku Ikeda, a Japanese Buddhist philosopher, as her source of inspiration.
  • Shweta and her husband, Manav, appeared in Zee TV’s game show ‘Ghar Ghar Main,’ which was hosted by Manish Paul and Vipul Roy.
  • She loves horse riding and encouraged her daughter into learning too.

    Shweta Kawaatri horse riding while on a vacation in New Zealand

    Shweta Kawaatri horse riding while on a vacation in New Zealand

  • Shweta Kawaatra has a tattoo that reads ‘Believe’ with a flying bird on her left arm.

    Shweta Kawaatra's tattoo

    Shweta Kawaatra’s tattoo

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