Shweta Mohan

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Shweta Mohan
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Shweta Mohan
OccupationPlayback singer
Years active2005 – present
Spouse(s)Ashwin (2011–present)
ChildrenShresta [1]
Parent(s)Krishna Mohan
Sujatha Mohan (singer)

Shweta Mohan is an Indian playback singer. She has received four Filmfare Awards South for Best Female Playback Singer, one Kerala State Film Awards and one Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. She has recorded songs for film music and albums in all the four South Indian languages namely, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada along with the Hindi language and has established herself as a leading playback singer of South Indian cinema. Some of her inspirations are Sujatha Mohan(her mother), Alka Yagnik and K.S. Chitra[2]

Personal life[edit]

Shweta Mohan was born into a Malayali family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She is the daughter of Krishna Mohan and playback singer Sujatha Mohan. She did her schooling at Good Shepherd Convent, Chennai. She married her long-time boyfriend Ashwin Shashi on 16 January 2011.[3] Shweta Mohan and Ashwin Shashi have a daughter, born on 1 December 2017.[1]


Shweta has sung for music directors in India like Ilayaraja, A. R. Rahman, Vidyasagar, M M Keeravani, M. Jayachandran, Johnson, Sharreth, Ousepachan, Deepak Dev, Harris Jayaraj, Yuvan Shankar Raja, V. Harikrishna, G. V. Prakash, Mani Sharma, Kannan, N. R. Raghunanthan, Manikanth Kadri, Devi Sri Prasad and Anirudh Ravichander. She is learning Carnatic classical music from Smt. Binni Krishnakumar[4] and Hindustani classical music from Sri. Ghulam Niyaz Khan.

Awards & nominations[edit]



Mohan has appeared as a judge on several television reality shows and she also appears in music videos.


  1. ^ a b Singer Shweta Mohan blessed with a baby n girl named Shresta. (1 December 2017). Retrieved on 2019-08-25.
  2. ^ Vijayakumar, Sindhu (30 January 2010). "Shweta Mohan is happy". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
  3. ^ A Timeless Melody, The New Indian Express (25 June 2012). Retrieved on 25 August 2019.
  4. ^ "And Quiet Flows The Karamana: Two of a kind". The Hindu. 5 October 2012.

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