Some lesser Known Facts about Shilpa Shetty
She made her Bollywood debut with the movie Baazigar for which she got two Filmfare Awards nominations that include Best Supporting Actress.
Here we have gathered some interesting and lesser-known facts about the actress Shilpa Shetty.
- Shilpa Shetty’s real name is Ashwini Shetty.
- She was born in Mangalore, Karnataka.
- Shilpa Shetty has worked as a model before featuring in Bollywood movies.
- She started her modeling career back in 1991 and featured in the commercial of Limca.
- Shilpa Shetty’s father Surendra Shetty has acted in the movie Yaadon Ki Baraat and Rafoo Chakkar.
- Shilpa’s father filmography is mixed up with the filmography of fight master ‘Surinder.’
- Shilpa’s mother was a famous model in the 70s.
- Sunanda Shetty has been part of the industry but later started manufacturing temper proofs water caps in the Pharmaceutical Company.
- Shilpa Shetty gained a lot of recognition and praise for her role as a career-oriented woman suffering from AIDS in the movie Phir Milenge.
- Later, the actress donated all the money she made from the movie to the AIDS charity.
- In early 2007, Shilpa Shetty joined the UK based celebrity reality show ‘Big Brother’.
- She was one of the popular contestants in the house and won the show ultimately.
- During her stay in the house, she received lots of media attention because of the racism she faced by fellow contestants.
- Shilpa Shetty has been rumored to be in a relationship with many Bollywood actors and celebrities from the entertainment industry.
- Before tying a wedding knot with business tycoon Raj Kundra, she was once engaged to the music director Sandeep Chowta.
She is religious and yoga freak and keeps posting her instagram videos .
- The list includes movies like Rudra (1994) which was supposed to be a romantic drama starring Shilpa Shetty and Akshay Kumar.
- The movie Ek Pal Ke Liye, Dostana, and Yash Chopra’s untitled project, all got shelved before the movie release.
She is quiet close with her sister Shamita Shetty and Bollywood choreographer producer Farhaa Khan
- In the movie Dostana made under Dharma Production, Shilpa Shetty has done an item number.
Shilpa who is slim but beautiful, has had many love affairs during her film career. These include Akshay Kumar, Anubhav Sinha and Raj Kundra. But in the end, she became Raj Kundra from 22 November 2009.