All this while one was under the impression that the only women lead in MISSION ISTANBUL is Shreya Saran (of SIVAJI fame). However, this is far from true since other than Shreya, who plays Zayed's wife in the film, the action thriller set in Turkey also stars a newcomer who goes by the name of Shweta Bhardwaj.
First time Shweta has been quite prominent in the modeling circuit but MISSION ISTANBUL would be the first ever instance when the leggy female would be seen on the big screen. Hailing from Delhi, Shweta apparently plays a Lara Croft kind of a character in the film which basically deals with espionage and global terrorism.
A Suneil Shetty discovery (he saw her on a hoarding and there and then decided to have her as a part of his production); Shweta has also worked in a film called LOOT which would be released later in the year. Till then she would be content kicking butt with the likes of Vivek Oberoi, Zayed Khan, Nikiten Dheer, Suneil Shetty and Abhishek Bachchan.