Shweta Bachchan Wiki

The most knowledgeable person in the Big B's family is, Shweta Bachchan. In April 2007 she made an appearance with Jaya Bachchan on an episode of Koffee with Karan along with Hema Malini and her daughter Esha Deol. She has modeled for the first time in the September 2006 issue of L'Officiel India. She also appeared in June 2009 for L'Officiel India's 7th anniversary with her brother, Abhishek Bachchan. In 2005, Shweta walked the ramp with her parents and her brother for AIDS awareness. The show was a huge success and was attended by many celebrities including Preity Zinta.


Shweta Bachchan is the daughter of a living legend Amitabh Bachchan and yesteryear actress Jaya Bachchan. She was born on March 17, 1974, in Mumbai and was a citizen journalist with the Indian News Channel CNN IBN. In 2007 she hosted NextGen, a series of interview shows aired on the television network NDTV Profit. She was primarily educated in Switzerland. About her childhood she said that, "I don't remember much about my early childhood but am constantly told that I was pampered. Being the first grandchild I was special after all. We lived in a small house called Mangal and it was just mama, papa and me there".


She was born to the great actor, Amitabh Bachchan and actress, Jaya Bachchan. She is the sister of Bollywood dashing actor Abhishek Bachchan. She is the sister-in-law of the former miss world Aishwarya Rai. Shweta Bachchan is married to Nikhil Nanda, who is a Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Escorts Group. He is managing the responsibility of handling the entire Group's agri, construction and engineering businesses. They were married on February 16, 1997 and the couple is blessed with the children Navya Naveli Nanda and Agstya Nanda.

Shweta Bachchan

Personal Profile Details

Name : Shweta Bachchan
Date of Birth : March 17, 1974
Age : 39 years
Height : 6" approx.
Profession : Citizen Journalist with the Indian News Channel, CNN
Birth place : Mumbai, India
Father name : Amitabh Bachchan
Mother name : Jaya Bachchan
Brother name : Abhishek Bachchan
Sister-in-law : Aishwarya Rai
Spouse name : Nikhil Nanda
Daughter name : Navya Naveli Nanda
Son name : Agstya Nanda

Personal life

She is a graceful, lean, tall and maintains a private lifestyle. Shweta Bachchan describes her mother as a "template", and learned everything from her. She shares an unconditional love to her father and very close to her brother Abhishek Bachchan. Shweta never dabbled in Hindi cinema. She said that, "I've never received film offers. I don't think I have what it takes. Abhishek always wanted to do it subconsciously, but not me. I'd been studying literature and might have done some production work. Before that could happen, I got married. At 23, I had my first child too. In any case, I've never been very ambitious".

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