Shweta Bachchan Nanda

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Shweta Bachchan Nanda
Shweta Bachchan

OccupationJournalist, television host, model
Years active2006-present
Spouse(s)Nikhil Nanda
RelativesAbhishek Bachchan (brother)
FamilyBachchan family

Shweta Bachchan Nanda is an Indian author,[1] journalist, host and former model. She is the daughter of Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan and actress Jaya Bachchan, and sister of actor Abhishek Bachchan.[2] She made her acting debut as a model for television advertisement.[3]


Shweta modeled for the first time in September 2006, as a magazine entitled L'Officiel India. She appeared in the seventh annual issue of the same magazine, in June 2009, with her brother Abhishek Bachchan.

In 2007, Shweta became the leader in the category - Next Generation - during NDTV Profit. A series of interviews was broadcast on the channel.[4]

In April 2007, Shweta appeared on Indian talk show Koffee with Karan with Jaya Bachchan, in which Hema Malini and her daughter Esha Deol were accompanying them.

In October 2018, Shweta launched her debut novel, Paradise Towers, published by HarperCollins.[5][6]

In January 2019, Shweta appeared again on Koffee with Karan season 6 with Abhishek Bachchan.

Personal life[edit]

Shweta married Escorts Group businessman Nikhil Nanda on February 16, 1997, who is the son of Hindi film actor-producer Raj Kapoor's daughter Ritu Nanda, and son of Rajan Nanda. The couple has two children, daughter Navya Naveli Nanda (born December 1997), and son Agastya Nanda (born November 23, 2000). She lives with her husband in Delhi.


  1. ^ "Amitabh And Jaya Bachchan Cheer For Daughter Shweta At Her Book Launch". Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  2. ^ "Shweta Bachchan Nanda: Another power-house from the Bachchan family". 14 August 2018. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  3. ^ Vyavahare, Renuka (21 May 2018). "Shweta Bachchan Nanda teams up with father Amitabh Bachchan on screen for the first time!". Times of India. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  4. ^ Team (5 March 2007). "Shweta Nanda nee Bachchan to host NDTV Profit show". Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Shweta Bachchan launches her debut novel, ParadiseTowers along with Amitabh Bachchan & Jaya Bachchan | Bollywood news". Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  6. ^ "Amitabh & Jaya Launch Shweta Bachchan-Nanda's Debut Novel". The Quint. Retrieved 2018-10-11.

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