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


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dus1997abandonedJournalist (Sutradhar)
Dishkiyaoon2014Item Girl
The Desire: A Journey of a Woman2010Goutami
Dostana2008Item Girl (singing voice)
Apne2007Simran A. Choudhary
Life in a Metro2007Shikha R. Kapoor
Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar2006Ahana
Auto Shankar2005Money Lender
Dus2005Aditi
Fareb2005Neha A. Malhotra
Khamoshh... Khauff Ki Raat2005Sonia
Phir Milenge2004Tamanna Sahni
Garv: Pride and Honour2004Jannat
Ondagona Baa2003Belli
Darna Mana Hai2003Gayathri
Junoon2002
Karz: The Burden of Truth2002Sapna
Rishtey2002Vaijanti
Hathyar: Face to Face with Reality2002Gauri Rohit Shivalkar
Chor Machaaye Shor2002Kaajal R. Singh
Badhaai Ho Badhaai2002Radha / Banto Betty
Maduve Agona Baa2001Preeti
Preethsod Thappa2001
Indian2001Anjali Rajshekar Azad
Bhalevadivi Basu2001Shilpa
Azaad2000Kanaka Mahalakshmi
Dhadkan2000Anjali
Tarkieb2000Preeti Sharma
Kushi2000Macarena (Special Appearance: song)
Jung2000Tara (Balli's girlfriend)
Chundadi Ni Laaj2000Special Appearance
Jaanwar1999Mamta
Shool1999Dancer (in song 'UP Bihar') (singing voice)
Lal Baadshah1999Lawyer's daughter
Pardesi Babu1998Chinni Chopra
Aakrosh: Cyclone of Anger1998Komal
Veedevadandi Babu1997
Prithvi1997Neha
Insaaf: The Final Justice1997Divya
Zameer: The Awakening of a Soul1997Roma Khurana
Auzaar1997Prathna Thakur
The Chalbaaz1997
Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya1996Sona
Chhote Sarkar1996Inspector Seema
Mr. Romeo1996Shilpa V. Kumar
Himmat1996Nisha
Gambler1995Ritu
Hathkadi1995Neha
Aao Pyaar Karen1994Chhaya
Main Khiladi Tu Anari1994Mona / Basanti
Aag1994Bijli
Baazigar1993Seema

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dishkiyaoon2014producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Om Shanti Om2007very big thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Kapil Sharma Show2016TV SeriesHerself
Comedy Nights with Kapil2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi2015TV SeriesHerself
Phir Mile Sur2010Video shortHerself
Something for the Weekend2009TV SeriesHerself
This Morning2007-2009TV SeriesHerself
The May Fair Penthouse2009ShortHerself
Breakfast2008TV SeriesHerself
Bigg Boss2008TV SeriesHerself - Presenter
IIFA 2007 Backstage2008Video documentaryHerself
Halla Bol2008Herself
One x One Gala2007TV MovieHerself
The Strictly Come Dancing Story2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Shilpa's Yoga2007VideoHerself
Om Shanti Om2007Herself
TV total2007TV SeriesHerself
Loose Women2007TV SeriesHerself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2007TV SeriesHerself
The Dame Edna Treatment2007TV SeriesHerself
GMTV2007TV SeriesHerself
Richard & Judy2007TV SeriesHerself
52nd Fair One Filmfare Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Presenter for Best Actress
Shilpa Speaks Out2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Celebrity Big Brother2007TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Big Brother's Big Mouth2007TV SeriesHerself
TalkAsia2007TV SeriesHerself
People Uncut2005TV SeriesHerself - Suniel Shetty
Indian Idol2004TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Judge (2005)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Have I Got News for You2007TV SeriesHerself
Al rojo vivo con María Celeste2007TV SeriesHerself
The Real Shilpa Shetty2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Koffee with Karan2004TV SeriesHerself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008Apsara AwardApsara Film Producers Guild AwardsBest ActressLife in a Metro (2007)
2005Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest Actress in a Leading RolePhir Milenge (2004)
2005Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest ActressPhir Milenge (2004)
2005ScreenScreen Weekly AwardsBest ActressPhir Milenge (2004)
2005Popular AwardZee Cine AwardsBest ActressPhir Milenge (2004)
2003Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest Supporting ActressRishtey (2002)
2003ScreenScreen Weekly AwardsBest Performance in a Comic RoleRishtey (2002)
2001Popular AwardAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest Actress in a Leading RoleDhadkan (2000)
1994Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest Supporting ActressBaazigar (1993)

TitleSalary
Celebrity Big Brother (2001)£200,000


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