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Shilpa Shetty (Actress) – Wiki, Age, Family, Career and more



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Shilpa’s Brief Intro

Shilpa Shetty is an Indian actress, Producer, Model, Writer as well as Entrepreneur. She is famous for being a Bollywood actress. To know more about her read till the end.

Shilpa’s Wiki

Name Shilpa Shetty
After married nameShilpa Shetty Kundra
Birthdate 8 June 1975
Age as of 202247 years
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Birthplace Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Nationality Indian
Profession Actress,

Shilpa’s Educational Details

School Name St Anthony’s Girls High School, Chembur, Mumbai
College Name Podar College, Mumbai
Educational Qualification Graduated

Shilpa’s Physical Appearance

Height 5’7″ (Approx.)
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Shilpa’s Family details

Father’s Name Surendra Shetty
Mother’s Name Sunanda Shetty
Siblings Sister- Shamita Shetty
Relationship StatusMarried

Her father and mother, both are manufacturers of tamper-proof water caps in the pharmaceutical industry. Her younger sister, Shamita is also an actress.

If we talk about her relationship status, then she is married to Raj Kundra. But, before marrying she was in a relationship with Akshay Kumar but they both broke up as Akshay was cheating on her and he was in a relationship with Twinkle Khanna, at the same time.

Then, after some time she came into a relationship with Anubhav Sinha, a film director. But they also broke up.

Finally, in 2009, she married Raj Kundra, a British businessman.

The couple is also blessed with a son named ‘Viaan Raj Kundra’ in 2012. On 15 February 2020, the couple welcomed a girl named ‘Samisha’ through Surrogacy.


Just after passing her class 10th, she started her career as a model. In 1992, she debut with her first movie named ‘Gaata Rahe Mera Dil’. But, unfortunately, this movie was not released. Then, finally, in 1993 she debut her career in the Bollywood industry with the film named ‘Baazigar’. In 1994, she appeared in a lead role for the first time in the movie, ‘Aag’.

Shilpa has also done Tamil movies. In 1996 she made her Tamil debut with the movie name ‘Mr Romeo’. In 2005, she made her Kannada movie debut, with the film named ‘Auto Shankar’.

Shilpa also got an opportunity to become a judge in 2006, for the reality show named ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’. In 2016, she got a chance to host the Super Dancer series.

Shilpa Shetty has also published her first book in 2014 named ‘The Great Indian Diet’.

Some Controversies

  • The Madurai court had issued a non-bailable warrant in 2006 against Shilpa Shetty. She was charged with ‘Posing in an obscene manner’ in a Tamil Newspaper. That photograph violated the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986, Young Persons (Harmful Publications) Act 1956, and the Indian Penal Code Section 292 (Sale of Obscene Books).
  • In the British reality TV show named ‘Celebrity Big Brother 5’, she was one of the contestants She become part of racism and bullying by some housemates. She was treated badly for her Indian accent and also referred to as ‘Dog’ by contestants. This results in media coverage and also responses from the UK and Indian Governments. Due to this, the show was suspended for season 8.
  • An American actor named ‘Richard Gere’ has forcefully hugged and kissed Shilpa Shetty in an AIDS awareness programme. Due to this, people have done protest and even the Rajasthan court has issued an arrest warrant against both of them.
  • The authorities of Orissa’s Gopinath Deb temple had filed a complaint against Shilpa Shetty at Satyabadi Police station as she has entered the temple with her footwear on.
  • Raj Kundra’s first wife openly accused Shilpa Shetty of breaking up their marriage.
  • She was also involved in the IPL match-fixing case.
  • On 19 October 2021, she along with her husband filed a defamation case of Rs. 50 crore against Sherlyn Chopra, an actress.


  • She got Honorary Doctorate from the University of Leeds.
  • In 2017, she won PETA Awards for Hero to Animals.
  • In 2018, she won HT India’s Most Stylish Awards.

Her Favourite Things

Food Kori Roti,
Corn Pulao,
Chicken Biryani,
South Indian Cuisine,
Low-cal Soups and Salads,
Pani Puri,
Actor Amitabh Bachchan,
Govinda Jackie Chan,
Tom Cruise
Actress Sridevi
Designer Donna Karan
Destination Lake Como, Italy

Some Unknown Facts

  • She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
  • During her school, she was the captain of the Volleyball team.
  • Shilpa Shetty is a black belt in Karate
  • She loves diamond jewellery
  1. What are the hobbies of Shilpa Shetty?

    Cooking, Workout and doing Yoga

  2. Shilpa Shetty is the founder of what?

    She is the founder of 'Viaan Mobiles', a perfume brand called 'S2' and an online shopping site 'BestDeal Tv'.

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