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Shilpa Shetty, also known by her married name Shilpa Shetty Kundra, is an Indian film actress, businesswoman, producer, former model and the winner of the British reality television series Celebrity Big Brother 5. Primarily known for her work in Hindi films, she has also appeared in Telugu, Tamil and Kannada language films. One of India’s most popular and high-profile celebrities, Shetty is the recipient of numerous accolades, including four Filmfare Award nominations.As a teenager, Shetty did a few modeling assignments and appeared in several television commercials. She later made her acting debut in the 1993 thriller Baazigar that earned her nominations for the Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actress and Lux New Face of the Year
Shilpa Shetty Details
|Born||8 June 1975|
|Born In||Mangaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Children||Viaan Raj Kundra (son)|
Shilpa Shetty Personal life and modeling career
Shilpa Shetty was born to the Tuluva community on 8 June 1975 in Mangalore. Her father Surendra and her mother, Sunanda are both manufacturers of tamper-proof water caps for the pharmaceutical industry. Sunanda produced one of Shilpa’s films, the Indo-Chinese drama The Desire, which went unreleased. Her younger sister, Shamita Shetty is also a Bollywood actress. They worked together once in the film Fareb (2005). In Mumbai, Shetty attended St. Anthony Girls’ High School in Chembur, Mumbai, and later attended Podar College in Matunga. A trained Bharatanatyam dancer, she was also into sports and was the captain of the volleyball team in schools. She has a black belt in karate and is currently a dancesport expert and enthusiast.
In 1991, after completing her tenth-grade examinations, Shetty began her career as a model with a Limca television commercial and subsequently featured in several other commercials and advertisements, following which she began receiving offers for film roles. Shetty continued to pursue her career as a model until she became an actress.
Shilpa Shetty Television Appearance
1. In February 2006, Shetty lent support to a BBC World Service Trust television show designed to tackle the problem of HIV-AIDS in India. According to reports, she participated in order to show solidarity with HIV-AIDS sufferers.
2. In March 2006, various sources reported Shetty’s joining PETA as part of an advertising campaign against the use of wild animals in circuses.
3. In September 2006, alongside Farah Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Shetty began dating the first season of the dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa“.
4. In January 2007, Shetty was a contestant on and the subsequent winner of the British reality television series Celebrity Big Brother 5.
5. In August 2008, Shetty began hosting the second season of the reality television series Bigg Boss, the Indian version of the international reality television series Big Brother.Shetty featured as a talent judge for the dance reality show Nach Baliye (seasons 5, 6 and Shriman v/s Shrimati), from 2012 to 2014.
6. In March 2014, Shetty began hosting the reality television show Soney Ka Dil, which she also co-produced along with Kundra. The show format is based on featuring ordinary people who have contributed their extraordinary help to others in need.
7. Shilpa launched her fitness Yoga DVD in 2015.
8. From early 2016 to the present day, she has been judging a dance reality show Super Dancer on Sony Entertainment channel along with co-judges Geeta Kapoor and Anurag Basu.
Shilpa Shetty Movies
|Aag, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Aao Pyaar Karen||1994|
|Chhote Sarkar, Himmat||1996|
|Prithvi, Insaaf, Zameer: The Awakening of a Soul, Auzaar||1997|
|Pardesi Babu, Aakrosh||1998|
|Jaanwar, Lal Baadshah||1999|
|Dhadkan, Tarkieb, Jung||2000|
|Karz, Rishtey, Hathyar, Chor Machaaye Shor, Badhaai Ho Badhaai, Junoon||2002|
|Darna Mana Hai||2003|
|Phir Milenge, Garv: Pride and Honour||2004|
|Dus, Fareb, Khamoshh… Khauff Ki Raat||2005|
|Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar||2006|
|Life in a… Metro, Apne, Apne||2007|
Shilpa Shetty Affairs
Shetty had previously worked with Akshay Kumar in Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), she began dating him on the sets of Insaaf (1997) when the latter had just split from the actress Raveena Tandon. Shetty spoke openly about her relationship with Kumar. The Indian media speculated on an engagement and reported that Kumar wanted Shetty to quit films and settle down, however, Shetty had stated that she had no plans to marry currently. The couple broke up in 2000 whilst filming Dhadkan.
In February 2009, Shetty began dating businessman Raj Kundra, with whom she was the co-owner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket team Rajasthan Royals. The two married on 22 November 2009. The couple has a son born in 2012.