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Shilpa Shetty

Biography

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.

Quick Facts


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
Nationality Indian
Spouse Raj Kundra
Children Viaan Raj Kundra
Parents Surendra Shetty, Sunanda Shetty
Siblings Shamita Shetty
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

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#Fact
1 Sister changed her name from Sabita Shetty to Shamita Shetty for her acting career.
2 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.
3 Was engaged to music director Sandeep Chowta.
4 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.
5 Starred in Aruna Raje shelved film " Lal Batti" . She was to play a prostitute. This was in 2002.
6 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.
7 Starred in Sanjay Gupta 's shelved film " Dostana" . Co starring Sanjay Dutt and Fardeen Khan.
8 Changed her name from Ashwini Shetty to Shilpa Shetty for her acting career.
9 Was signed for Rambha's role in Jung opposite Ajay Devgan, but opted out.
10 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.
11 Is diabetic.
12 She donated all the money she made from her movie 'Phir Milenge' to an AIDS charity.
13 Received critical acclaim and nominations for her performances in movies like: Baazigar, Dhadkan, Rishtey and Phir Milenge.
14 Her movie Phir Milenge was viewed by the United Nations who appreciated the movie for its support of AIDS awareness.
15 In 2007, she won series 5 of Celebrity Big Brother (2001).
16 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.
17 Beside her native language Tulu, she speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil and Urdu.
18 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).
19 AIDS activist and PETA supporter.
20 Shilpa is considered to have the best body in Bollywood.
21 Shilpa and Shamita are the first sisters to appear in a film together in the history of Bollywood.
22 Sahara One crowned her the 2004 DIVA of the year.
23 Won Best Supporting Actress for Pardesi Babu (1998) at the Zee Gold Bollywood Awards.
24 Captain of her school's baseball team. She is also a black-belt karate champion.
25 Indian top model.
26 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. [2000]
27 Older sister of Shamita Shetty


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dus 1997 abandoned Journalist (Sutradhar)
Dishkiyaoon 2014 Item Girl
The Desire: A Journey of a Woman 2010 Goutami
Dostana 2008 Item Girl (singing voice)
Apne 2007 Simran A. Choudhary
Life in a Metro 2007 Shikha R. Kapoor
Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar 2006 Ahana
Auto Shankar 2005 Money Lender
Dus 2005 Aditi
Fareb 2005 Neha A. Malhotra
Khamoshh... Khauff Ki Raat 2005 Sonia
Phir Milenge 2004 Tamanna Sahni
Garv: Pride and Honour 2004 Jannat
Ondagona Baa 2003 Belli
Darna Mana Hai 2003 Gayathri
Junoon 2002
Karz: The Burden of Truth 2002 Sapna
Rishtey 2002 Vaijanti
Hathyar: Face to Face with Reality 2002 Gauri Rohit Shivalkar
Chor Machaaye Shor 2002 Kaajal R. Singh
Badhaai Ho Badhaai 2002 Radha / Banto Betty
Maduve Agona Baa 2001 Preeti
Preethsod Thappa 2001
Indian 2001 Anjali Rajshekar Azad
Bhalevadivi Basu 2001 Shilpa
Azaad 2000 Kanaka Mahalakshmi
Dhadkan 2000 Anjali
Tarkieb 2000 Preeti Sharma
Kushi 2000 Macarena (Special Appearance: song)
Jung 2000 Tara (Balli's girlfriend)
Chundadi Ni Laaj 2000 Special Appearance
Jaanwar 1999 Mamta
Shool 1999 Dancer (in song 'UP Bihar') (singing voice)
Lal Baadshah 1999 Lawyer's daughter
Pardesi Babu 1998 Chinni Chopra
Aakrosh: Cyclone of Anger 1998 Komal
Veedevadandi Babu 1997
Prithvi 1997 Neha
Insaaf: The Final Justice 1997 Divya
Zameer: The Awakening of a Soul 1997 Roma Khurana
Auzaar 1997 Prathna Thakur
The Chalbaaz 1997
Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya 1996 Sona
Chhote Sarkar 1996 Inspector Seema
Mr. Romeo 1996 Shilpa V. Kumar
Himmat 1996 Nisha
Gambler 1995 Ritu
Hathkadi 1995 Neha
Aao Pyaar Karen 1994 Chhaya
Main Khiladi Tu Anari 1994 Mona / Basanti
Aag 1994 Bijli
Baazigar 1993 Seema

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dishkiyaoon 2014 producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Om Shanti Om 2007 very big thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Kapil Sharma Show 2016 TV Series Herself
Comedy Nights with Kapil 2014-2015 TV Series Herself
Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi 2015 TV Series Herself
Phir Mile Sur 2010 Video short Herself
Something for the Weekend 2009 TV Series Herself
This Morning 2007-2009 TV Series Herself
The May Fair Penthouse 2009 Short Herself
Breakfast 2008 TV Series Herself
Bigg Boss 2008 TV Series Herself - Presenter
IIFA 2007 Backstage 2008 Video documentary Herself
Halla Bol 2008 Herself
One x One Gala 2007 TV Movie Herself
The Strictly Come Dancing Story 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself
Shilpa's Yoga 2007 Video Herself
Om Shanti Om 2007 Herself
TV total 2007 TV Series Herself
Loose Women 2007 TV Series Herself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2007 TV Series Herself
The Dame Edna Treatment 2007 TV Series Herself
GMTV 2007 TV Series Herself
Richard & Judy 2007 TV Series Herself
52nd Fair One Filmfare Awards 2007 TV Special Herself - Presenter for Best Actress
Shilpa Speaks Out 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself
Celebrity Big Brother 2007 TV Series Herself
Celebrity Big Brother's Big Mouth 2007 TV Series Herself
TalkAsia 2007 TV Series Herself
People Uncut 2005 TV Series Herself - Suniel Shetty
Indian Idol 2004 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Judge (2005)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Have I Got News for You 2007 TV Series Herself
Al rojo vivo con María Celeste 2007 TV Series Herself
The Real Shilpa Shetty 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself
Koffee with Karan 2004 TV Series Herself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 Apsara Award Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards Best Actress Life in a Metro (2007)
2005 Popular Award Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Actress in a Leading Role Phir Milenge (2004)
2005 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Actress Phir Milenge (2004)
2005 Screen Screen Weekly Awards Best Actress Phir Milenge (2004)
2005 Popular Award Zee Cine Awards Best Actress Phir Milenge (2004)
2003 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actress Rishtey (2002)
2003 Screen Screen Weekly Awards Best Performance in a Comic Role Rishtey (2002)
2001 Popular Award Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Actress in a Leading Role Dhadkan (2000)
1994 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actress Baazigar (1993)

TitleSalary
Celebrity Big Brother (2001) £200,000


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