Shilpa Shetty | Biography, Career, Age, Net worth, Movies
Shilpa Shetty’s Biography
Shilpa Shetty Kundra, is an Indian actress, film producer, dancer, author, businesswoman, and former model. Shilpa Shetty's real name is Ashwini Shetty. Shilpa Shetty changed her name from Ashwini Shetty to Shilpa Shetty before coming into Bollywood. Shilpa Shetty’s mother was an astrologer and she had changed Shilpa Shetty's name. Shilpa Shetty was born in Mangalore, Karnataka. Hindi, English, Marathi, Gujarati, Telegu, and Tamil are just a few of the six languages this outstanding actress is fluent. Shilpa Shetty's zodiac sign is Gemini.
Shilpa Shetty primarily acted in Hindi-language movies. In the 1993 thriller Baazigar, Shilpa Shetty made her acting debut and was nominated for two Filmfare Awards. She then performed a dual role in the hugely popular action comedy Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), which was her next big role.
By the turn of the millennium, Shilpa Shetty's career had a rebirth as a leading actress, with the romantic drama Dhadkan (2000) serving as a turning point in her career. After that, she had parts in the commercial successes Indian (2001) and Rishtey (2002), which earned her praises and another nomination for Best Supporting Actress from Filmfare. Shetty won praise from critics for her portrayal of an AIDS-stricken career woman in the drama Phir Milenge (2004).
She was nominated for various awards, including the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Later, she acted in popular movies including the action thriller Dus (2005), the drama Life in a Metro (2007), which won her accolades from critics, and the sports drama Apne (2007). She was highly praised for her dance performance in the romance comedy Dostana's song Shut Up & Bounce in 2008. She then took a break from acting in movies.
Shilpa Shetty made her reality television debut in 2006 by serving as a judge on the dance competition Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. Shilpa Shetty won the fifth season of the British reality series Celebrity Big Brother in early 2007. Shetty gained a lot of attention from the international media during her time in the house for both the racism she experienced from the other candidates and for finally winning the competition. She then hosted the second season of the reality competition Bigg Boss India. Since then, Shilpa Shetty has been a judge on a number of Indian dance reality programs, including Zara Nachke Dikha (2010), Nach Baliye (2012), and Super Dancer (2016).
In addition to performing in movies, Shetty is a well-known brand and product spokesperson and an outspoken advocate for causes like feminism and animal rights. Since 2006, Shilpa Shetty has collaborated with PETA in an advertising campaign opposing the use of wild animals in circuses. She also enjoys working out, and in 2015, she released her own yoga DVD. She participates in a number of fitness initiatives, including the Fit India Movement, which was started by the Indian government.
In recognition of her contributions to the Swachh Bharat Mission cleaning campaign, Shetty received the Champions of Change Award. She shared ownership of the Rajasthan Royals of the Indian Premier League from 2009 until 2015.
Shilpa Shetty's Age
Shilpa Shetty's birthday is on the 8th of July. She was born in the year 1975. As of 2022, Shilpa Shetty is 47 years old.