ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » People » Shilpa Shetty » Shilpa Shetty Biography

Shilpa Shetty Biography

(10 fans)
Add to List
Add to Favourite
 
Shilpa Shetty
Shilpa Shetty
Mangalore, Tamil Nadu,

Overview
Biography
News & Features
Filmography
Photos
Wallpapers
Fan Club
Videos
Message Board
Click on the Like button to get updates about Shilpa Shetty directly on your Facebook page.

Shilpa Shetty Biography

Shilpa Shetty is a popular actress and model. Shilpa was born in Mangalore on 8th June 1975 to Surendra and Sunanda Shetty. Shilpa has appeared in nearly 40 Bollywood, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films.

Shilpa Shetty made her debut in the film Baazigar in 1993 and was nominated for her role. The following year she delivered another blockbuster hit 'Main Khiladi Tu Anari' where she starred with Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan. Her performances in Dhadkan (2000) and Rishtey (2002) were appreciated, while her portrayal of an AIDS patient in Phir Milenge (2004) won her many accolades.

Shilpa Shetty was crowned the winner of the British Celebrity Big Brother TV show in 2007. With the win Shilpa was albe to re-establish her status in Bollywood. Today besides acting Shilpa is an investor in the IPL cricket team Rajasthan Royals, an investor in a fast food chain in England.

Her younger sister Shamita Shetty is also a Bollywood film actress.

Shilpa Shetty Trivia

Older sister of Shamita Shetty

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]

Indian top model

Captain of her school's baseball team. She is also a black-belt karate champion.

Won Best Supporting Actress for Pardesi Babu (1998) at the Zee Gold Bollywood Awards.

Sahara One crowned her the 2004 DIVA of the year.

Shilpa and Shamita are the first sisters to appear in a film together in the history of Bollywood.

Shilpa is considered to have the best body in Bollywood.

AIDS activist and PETA supporter.

Her appearance on "Celebrity Big Brother" (2001) caused a huge racism and bullying row. As several house mates didn't approve her presence, they made fun of her accent, cooking and her native country. Following these incidents, broadcasting network Channel 4 received over a record-breaking 40,000 complaints, and the controversy developed to a diplomatic crisis between the UK and India. Even Prime Minister Tony Blair and Chanchellor Gordon Brown, while visiting India, condemned these acts of unfairness and intolerance (January 2007).

Beside her native language Tulu, she speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil and Urdu.

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.

Winner of "Celebrity Big Brother" (2001), series 5.

Her movie Phir Milenge was viewed by the United Nations who appreciated the movie for its support of AIDS awareness.

Received critical acclaim and nominations for her performances in movies like: Baazigar, Dhadkan, Rishtey and Phir Milenge.

She donated all the money she made from her movie 'Phir Milenge' to an AIDS charity.




 
Salman Khan deals out justice as aam aadmi in 'Jai Ho'
Don't miss the 'Jai Ho' wallpapers
Event Galleries 

Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Malaika Arora, Shilpa Shetty at Swades Foundation fundraiser

Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra and Raveena Tandon at Satyug Gold launch

Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra launch Satyug Gold showroom at Zaveri Bazar

Shilpa Shetty, Harman Baweja, Ayesha Khanna promote ‘Dishkiyaaoon’ in Delhi

Shilpa Shetty, Harman Baweja on the ramp at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week

Shilpa Shetty, Sunny Deol, Harman Baweja promote ‘Dishkiyaaoon’
What's Hot
HighwayHasee Toh Phasee
Jai HoDhoom 3
Ragini MMS 2Gori Tere Pyaar Mein
GundayHappy New Year
Total Siyappa2 States
HeropantiBang Bang
Gulaab GangBewakoofiyaan
NOW TRENDING
Salman KhanShahrukh Khan
Katrina KaifKareena Kapoor
Alia BhattPriyanka Chopra
Aishwarya RaiHrithik Roshan
New Hindi MoviesKatrina Kaif Wallpapers
Shilpa Shetty Wallpapers 
Shilpa Shetty News and Features 
Style Check: Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, Alia Bhatt among best dressed of the week   - ApunKaChoice   - 4 days ago
Maxis, sarees, suits and frocks: all among the fashion picks of Bollywood beauties this week. Summer is here. We know that more by the fashion stateme more...

Shilpa Shetty forays into jewellery business   - ApunKaChoice   - 20 days ago
Shilpa Shetty enters jewellery line with 'Satyug Gold'. Whoa! Shilpa Shetty’s new venture is jewellery business. The actress along with her husband more...

Sonam Kapoor supports no-pregnancy clause for actresses   - ApunKaChoice   - 20 days ago
No-pregnancy clause makes sense to Sonam Kapoor. Sonam Kapoor says ‘no pregnancy’ clause for actresses is sensible and professional. more...

Box office: 'Dishkiyaoon', 'O Teri', 'Youngistaan' flunk on opening day   - ApunKaChoice   - 25 days ago
New releases off to a very dull start at the box office. Sad tidings from the box office. All the three new releases O Teri, Dishkiyaaoon and Youngist more...

Movie Review: 'Dishkiyaoon' misfires big time   - ApunKaChoice   - 26 days ago
Dishkiyaoon: Old bullet, old chamber, plenty misfires. The ApunKaChoice movie review of Dishkiyaaoon. Here’s a film to restore some sense of pride t more...

I loved playing a Haryanvi in 'Dishkiyaaoon': Sunny Deol   - ApunKaChoice   - 28 days ago
Sunny loves his first Haryanvi character in 'Dishkiyaaoon'. For the first time in his long acting career, Sunny Deol is getting to play a Haryanvi cha more...

Shilpa Shetty Photos 
Shilpa ShettyShilpa ShettyShilpa Shetty
Shilpa Shetty Videos 

Sunny Deol and Harman Baweja take on each other in ‘Dishkiyaoon’ trailer (Dishkiyaaoon)

Nach Baliye 6 is not vulgar, says Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty launches Overture Handbags by Judith Leiber


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor