Bollywood and Tamil celebrity who was simply nominated to discover the best Actress Filmfare Honor for 2004’s Phir Milenge. She received essential acclaim on her behalf shows in Dhadkan and Rishtey. She gained a dark belt in karate as an adolescent. She received the UK’s Superstar YOUR GOVERNMENT 5 in 2007. She wedded Raj Kundra in ’09 2009. They possess a daughter called Viaan. She defeated Jermaine Jackson in Superstar YOUR GOVERNMENT 5.
Full Name Shilpa Shetty
Date Of Birth June 8, 1975
Place Of Birth Mangalore, India
Height 1.74 m
Profession Movie Actress
Education Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics
Awards Zee Cine Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Bollywood Movie Award – Best Supporting Actress, New Talent Awards, ITA Award for GR8! Achiever Laurel, STAR Parivaar Award for Star Personality
Nominations Filmfare Award for Best Actress, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, IIFA Award for Best Actress, Zee Cine Award for Best Actress, Guild Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Indian Telly Award for Best Television Personality, Indian Telly Award for Best Judge Panel
Movies Dhadkan, Baazigar, Phir Milenge, Jaanwar, Chhote Sarkar, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Rishtey, Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar, Auzaar, The Gambler, Life In A... Metro, Insaaf: The Final Justice, Prithvi, Badhaai Ho Badhaai, Fareb, Garv: Pride and Honour, Dus, Hathkadi, Lal Baadshah, Himmat, Dishkiyaoon, Apne, Hathyar: Face to Face with Reality, Karz: The Burden of Truth, Pardesi Babu, Aakrosh, Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya, Aag, Khamosh Khauff Ki Raat, Chor Machaaye Shor, Darna Mana Hai, Mr. Romeo, Shool, Tarkieb, Auto Shankar, Zameer: The Awakening of a Soul, Aao Pyaar Karen, Preethsod Thappa, Bhalevadivi Basu, The Desire: A Journey of a Women, Veedevadandi Babu, Ondagona Baa, Jung, Azad, Indian, Janumada Jodi, Baadshah, Modhi Vilayadu, Maduve Agona Baa, Gaata Rahe Mera Dil, The Man
TV Shows Zara Nachke Dikha, Superhit Muqabla, Bigg Boss, Nach Baliye, Celebrity Big Brother, Indian Idol
Star Sign Gemini
Sister changed her name from Sabita Shetty to Shamita Shetty for her acting career.
Mother Sunanda produced the film The Desire: A Journey of a Woman . Sunanda is usually mistaken for another producer named.Sunanda R Shetty. That is due to them having the same name.
Was engaged to music director Sandeep Chowta.
The much touted project Hollywood movie Hanuman was set to go on floors in November. 2006. Produced by Uru Patel and directed by Luis Mendoki, the film was set to be shot in Morocco and Canada. The film was also said to be associated with a major international studio, who was aid in marketing it.It was in the planning for over two years, all was complete and even the storyboard was ready. Sources inform that the film is a modern day interpretation and was to star Keanu Reeves as Ram, Aseem Merchant as Laxman and Shilpa Shetty will play the role of Sita. The film got shelved.
Starred in Aruna Raje shelved film " Lal Batti" . She was to play a prostitute. This was in 2002.
Yash Chopra's assistant Dilip Naik had seen her pictures while she was in college. Yash Chopra was impressed with her pictures and signed her for a home production that was eventually shelved. This was before Baazigar.
Starred in Sanjay Gupta 's shelved film " Dostana" . Co starring Sanjay Dutt and Fardeen Khan.
Changed her name from Ashwini Shetty to Shilpa Shetty for her acting career.
Was signed for Rambha's role in Jung opposite Ajay Devgan, but opted out.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 36, a son Viaan Raj Kundra on May 21, 2012. Child's father is her husband, Raj Kundra.
She donated all the money she made from her movie 'Phir Milenge' to an AIDS charity.
Received critical acclaim and nominations for her performances in movies like: Baazigar, Dhadkan, Rishtey and Phir Milenge.
Her movie Phir Milenge was viewed by the United Nations who appreciated the movie for its support of AIDS awareness.
Shilpa's cousin - Prem Shetty - was credited with a 'Special Thanks' on the acclaimed Indian art house film entitled 'The Last Monk' which premiered at the Cannes FIlm Festival 2006.
Beside her native language Tulu, she speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil and Urdu.
Her appearance on Celebrity Big Brother (2001) caused a huge racism and bullying row. As several housemates didn't approve of her presence, they made fun of her accent, cooking and native country. Following these incidents, broadcasting network Channel 4 received a record-breaking 40,000 complaints, and the controversy developed into a diplomatic crisis between the UK and India. Even Prime Minister Tony Blair and Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown, while visiting India, condemned these acts of unfairness and intolerance (January 2007).
AIDS activist and PETA supporter.
Shilpa is considered to have the best body in Bollywood.
Shilpa and Shamita are the first sisters to appear in a film together in the history of Bollywood.
Sahara One crowned her the 2004 DIVA of the year.
Won Best Supporting Actress for Pardesi Babu (1998) at the Zee Gold Bollywood Awards.
Captain of her school's baseball team. She is also a black-belt karate champion.
Indian top model.
Sued Stardust India magazine because the magazine produced a report about her on-off relationship with Akhsay Kumar. According to her opinion, the article made her name disgraced and she lost some offers on films. She won the lawsuit.