Mumbai: Shweta Menon, former Miss India runner-up and one of the
finest actresses in the Malayalam film industry gave birth to a
healthy baby girl yesterday (September 28) at 5:27pm in Nanavati
Nursing Home in Mumbai.
Shweta Menon's last four months of her pregnancy, delivery and
her early motherhood has been captured by the camera that will form
the core of the Malayalam movie Kalimannu, directed by
The team of Kalimannu took utmost care and positioned
three cameras in the labour room on Thursday. Before Shweta was
taken to the labour room at 4.45 pm, the director along with two
cameramen and Shweta's husband Srivatsan Menon were present. The
news of her delivery came at 5.27 pm.
Speaking to TOI, Blessy said, "The camera kept rolling for about
45 minutes, ending with a scene where Shwetha planted a gentle kiss
on the newborn's forehead."
Kalimannu revolves around the relationship of the
protagonist (Shweta Menon) with her baby, before and after it is
born. The film is expected to set a new standard for reality as
entertainment in India.