Actress Shweta Basu Prasad, who was recently caught in a prostitution racket, may be offered a role in a film by National Award winning director by Hansal Mehta. Mr mehta has urged the authorities to "expose" the "clients" of the actress.(Also Read - Shweta Basu Prasad: A Former Child Star's Fall From Grace)
Mr Mehta tweeted:
I intend to offer Shweta Prasad a role in my next film. She was so good in Makdee.- Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) September 4, 2014
Shweta also won the National Award for her role in Makdee. (Also Read: Shweta Basu Prasad, Child Star of 2002 Bollywood Hit, Arrested for Prostitution)
Stop posting pictures of Shweta. Put out the pictures of her wealthy clients and the pimp. Expose the scumbags not the soft target.- Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) September 4, 2014
Shweta, 23, was arrested in Hyderabad on August 31, and she has revealed that she took to the sex trade as she was running out of money. She is currently lodged in a state-run rescue home.
The actress was also seen in films like Iqbal and TV show Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki.
Several actors like Aditi Rao Hydari and Upen Patel have come forward to speak up for Shweta.
Breaks my heart about Shweta Prasad Remember meeting her wen she was a little girl in Iqbal .. Great actress..I'm know she will bounce bck- upen patel (@upenpatelworld) September 4, 2014