Nandita Swetha Biography, Age, Family Details, Movies, Awards & Wiki

Nandita Swetha is a famous actress who basically acts in South Indian films. Only a few possess both the beauty and talent that is required for acting. Nandita Swetha is one of them. With a mischievous look in her eyes, she stole the hearts of people in the film “Mundasupatti”. The actress is gorgeous and grabs the attention of others with her enticing looks. Continue reading to know about Nandita Swetha biography and other interesting facts about her.

The South Indian actress was born on 30th April 1986. She is from Bengaluru, Karnataka. She is the daughter of a businessman and a homemaker. She has two younger brothers. She did her schooling and then went to the famous Christ University to become a graduate. The acting was not her first career. She was working as a VJ before she entered the film industry.

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Nandita Swetha Biography

Name: Swetha

Screen name: Nandita Swetha

Age: 33 years

Date of birth: 30 April 1986

Nationality: Indian

Native: Bengaluru, Karnataka

Residence: Bengaluru, Karnataka

Religion: Hindu

Profession: Actress, Model, former VJ

Debut film: Nanda loves Nandita

Years active: 2008-present

Marital status: not married

Boyfriends: not known

Affairs: not known

Educational details

School: not known

College: Christ University, Bengaluru

Qualification: not known

Family details

Father: not known

Mother: not known

Siblings: 2 younger brothers

Personal details

Body type: Slim

Height: 163 cm

Weight: 50 kg

Skin color: Fair

Hair color: Black

Eye color: Black

Nandita Swetha’s career as a VJ

Nandita made her entry into the media field by becoming a VJ for Udhaya Music. This happened in the year 2006. She anchored shows in the popular Kannada music channel. This is here where the talented actress got the idea of entering into the film industry. Her parents did not like it a bit but Nandita Swetha was quite firm in her decision. Even as a child, she was not allowed to watch television by her grandparents. They were afraid she would become interested in acting and would pursue it in the future.

Entry into Film Industry

Swetha, as she was called earlier, was offered the role of the female lead in the film “Nanda loves Nandita”. But her parents were very strict about not letting their daughter act in films. But she was so determined that she gave up food for three whole days. Finally, she managed to convince her parents who just had one condition for her. She was asked not to discontinue her studies by her parents. She promised them what they wanted and went on to accept the offer. 

The film was released in the year 2008 and was directed by B.N.Vijayakumar. The film was a big hit in Sandalwood and the acting of Swetha gained positive reviews. She eventually took the name Nandita which was the name of her first role in the film industry. Since then, she is known as “Nandita Swetha”.


Attakkathi- Nandita’s debut film in Kollywood

When we talk about Nandita Swetha biography, we cannot ignore the Tamil film “Attakathi”. Despite the fact that “Nanda loves Nandita” was a big hit, the stylish actress didn’t get many offers that she deserved in Sandalwood. But opportunity knocked her door in the form of a Tamil film. After four years of her first film, she was cast as a bubbly college girl in the film “Attakathi”. She won the award for “Best Debut Actress” given by Jaya TV.

 In that film, she acted alongside actors like Dinesh and Aishwarya Rajesh. The romantic comedy film was a big hit and was directed by Pa.Ranjith. Nandita’s role named Poornima gave her the perfect chance for showing her acting talents. She was appreciated by people and critics for her stunning performance. The film was a box office hit and Nandita started getting a lot of offers after this film.


2013- A Great Year for the Actress

The sophisticated actress was very busy with acting in many films in the year 2013. In “Ethir Neechal”, director R.S.Durai Senthilkumar cast many actors like Nandita Swetha, Sivakarthikeyan and Priya Anand. 

Nandita portrayed a whole different character than the ones she used to act in her other films. She acted like a tough athlete who is falsely claimed of failing the gender verification test. Her performance was staggering and she rose to fame for playing that bold role. Nandita won the SIIMA Award for playing the character “Valli” in the film “Ethir Neechal” in the category of the best-supporting actress.

Later that year, she was seen in the big screens as Kumutha in the film “Idharkagathaane Aasaippattai Balakumara”. She played the love interest of Vijay Sethupathi and performed her role well.  She was also cast in “Idam Porul Aeval”, but the film is yet to be released.

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The lovely actress had the lead role in the film “Mundaasuppatti” in which she acted along with Vishnu Vishaal. It was a period film portraying a time when people thought taking photographs would reduce their lifetime. It had a captivating theme and became a massive hit. Nandita who played the character called “Kalaivaani” won the “Edison Award” in the category “Best Retro Actress”. She has also stated that among the many roles she had played in films, this role was the one close to her heart.

The South Indian actress then went on to act in films like “Nalanum Nandhiniyum”, “Aindham Thalaimurai Siddha Vaithiya Sigamani”, “Puli” and “Uppu Karuvadu”. Among these, in “Puli” she acted alongside the actor “Vijay”. Her screen presence was short in that film but as usual, she made her mark in the film.


Nandita’s Telugu Debut Film

Nandita made her debut in the Tollywood industry with the film “Ekkadikki Pothavu Chinnavada” in 2016. The film centered around a supernatural theme and was directed by Vi Anand. It is claimed to be a hit film. Her role as Amala/Parvathi was well received. She received the Filmfare Award in Telugu for Best Supporting actress.

Other Filmography

The pretty actress has acted in many films in the recent years like “Ulkuthu”, “Kalakalappu”, “Kaathirupor Pattiyal”, “Asuravatham”, “Srinivasa Kalyanam” and “Bluff Master”. In the year 2019, she was seen in “Prema Katha Chitram 2”, “Devi2”, “Kalki” and many other films.

She is now currently acting in “Akshara”, “My Name is Kirataka” and “Taana”. We wish the actress a great future in the industry in the upcoming years!

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