Birthdate: 11 January 1991
Birth Place: Jamshedpu, Jharkhand, India.
Height in feet: 5 Feet 5 Inches
Eye Color: Black
Sun Sign: Cancer
Occupation: Bollywood Actress
Marital Status: Single
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Shweta Basu Prasad is an Indian film actress. Prasad was born in Jamshedpur, Bihar (now in Jharkhand) and moved to Mumbai when she was a child.
She studied commerce in the R. N. Podar High School, Santa-Cruz, Mumbai. She added her mother's maiden name Basu to her screen name.
Her mother Sarmishta is from West Bengal while her father Anuj is from Bihar.
She started her career as a child actress in Hindi films and television series and went on to play lead roles in Bengali,Telugu and Tamil cinema. For her performance in the 2002 film Makdee.