‘Makdee’ actress Shweta Basu turns prostitute


‘Makdee’ actress Shweta Basu Prasad was arrested by Hyderabad police during a raid in a plush hotel in Hyderabad. During a police raid at Banjara Hills, they found Shweta in an uncompromising position with many businessmen. During interrogation, the actress affirmed that she left with no option other flesh trade.

“Shweta Prasad was arrested on Sunday, and has been sent to a Government Rehabilitation Home. She will be in remand for some time now. The chargesheet will be filed within the next 10 days,” ­confirms a senior inspector of Banjara Hills police ­station in Hyderabad.

Shweta reasoned for getting into sex racket, “I have made wrong choices in my career and I was out of money. I had to support my family and some other good causes. All doors were closed and some people encouraged me to get into prostitution to earn money. I was helpless and with no option left to choose (from), I got involved in this. I’m not the only one who faced this problem and there are several other heroines who have gone through this phase”.

She also worked in Nagesh Kukunoor’s Iqbal (2005), Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005) Ram Gopal Varma’s Darna Zaroori Hai (2006) and ­popular tele soaps, Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki and Karishma Kaa Karishma. She won National Award for best child artist for 'Makdee'.