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About Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty is a Bollywood film actress and a television personality. Shetty married London businessman Raj Kundra. For more information about their relationship, read Shilpa Shetty & Raj Kundra.

Personal Biography

Shilpa loves yoga and has learnt few yoga postures from Baba Ramdev at a February 08 camp.

Relationship with Raj Kundra

Shilpa Shetty married London businessman Raj Kundra. For more information about their relationship, read Shilpa Shetty & Raj Kundra.

Birthday celebrations - June 2009

In June 09, Shilpa had a surprise party hosted by Raj Kundra and sister Shamita. The later two have been believed to planning it for about a months time. It was so carefully executed that Shilpa dosen't even know that Shamita has flown down to London for the party. There was also a performance by Escala and the British pop girl band Sugababes at as they are Shilpa's favourite groups. Shilpa's family presented a diamond jewellery while Raj and Shilpa popped a bottle of champagne.

Children

Shilpa Shetty gave birth to a son - Viaan Raj Kundra on May 21, 2012. She made her first public appearance on September 11, 2012 to promote skin care brand Olay. Speaking to reporters, she said that she is in no hurry to lose her post-pregnancy flab. Shilpa Shetty is also taking a 3-month break to look after her son.

Dressing and fashion

Shilpa sports fashion ware designed by Mumbai-based designer Rocky S.

Professional Biography

Movies / Filmography

As film actress

In August 07, she lost her first British film chance for making high pay demands. She is picked for the lead role in the film Quick, Slip Me A Bride but the producers felt her demanded for 350,000 pounds and asking to delay the project till next year was a little too much.

Other acting skills

Celebrity Big Brother and Jade Goody

Shilpa Shetty participated in the British television reality show Celebrity Big Brother 2007 season but became the centre of international racism controversy, which involved her and fellow contestants Jade Goody, Jo O'Meara and Danielle Lloyd. Goody abused Sheety by making fun of her name and Indian origin.

However, Shilpa was crowned the winner of the British show on 28 January 2007 with 63 percent of the final vote. She later became adamant and said she would never do a Big Brother-type project again. However, she showed interest in BBC's reality show Strictly Come Dancing.

Shilpa says she is glad she didnt get to see her dying friend Goody because she wants to remember her as the bubbly girl she met two years ago. Shetty credits Goody for making her a star in Britain.

Bigg Boss

Shilpa Shetty is popular for being the host for the Indian reality show Bigg Boss, the Indian version of Big Brother.

EastEnders

In March 09, it is reported that Shilpa is to star in EastEnders and is apparently approached by the team

Stake in Rajasthan Royals

On February 3, 09, Shilpa Shetty bought a 12 percent stake in Rajasthan Royals spending $15.4 million in the team with her London-based businessman partner Raj Kundra. Shilpa even danced to the tune of a Rajasthani-folk number, 'Halla Bol' which turned out to be the anthem for the team. In April 2009, she offered prayers at the Golden Temple in Amritsar for the success of her team.

In February 2010, she assured the security of the IPL players in the 3rd edition of the tourney.

However, in April 2010, according to preliminary information, available documents of Rajasthan Royals shows that there is no mention of Raj Kundra or Shilpa Shetty in it. Shilpa asserted that she is only a brand ambassador and Raj is a co-owner of the team.

The couple promoted Sahara IPL Awards.

Other Businesses

Shilpa Shetty has a series of health spas.

Politics

In April 2010, British Labour politician Keith Vaz is said to be hoping to dazzle voters during his campaign trail in Leicester East by bringing in some Bollywood stars, like Shilpa Shetty.

Other information

In February 08, she is spotted with Force India Formula One owner Vijay Mallya at its Formula One car unveiling ceremony for 2008 season.

Speaking about her success, she said the mantra for success is to 'do what you love'.

Shilpa Shetty quotes

  • You should do what you love and the money will follow, speaking on her mantra of success

Shilpa Shetty in News

Celebrate Diwali with Shilpa Shetty Kundra
Business Wire IndiaBest Deal TV, India’s first ever celebrity driven home shopping channel launched by Raj Kundra and Akshay Kumar is all set to add festive cheer to the consumers with their latest Diwali offer

Best Deal TV Associates with Sheroes.in to Empower Women
Business Wire IndiaBest Deal TV, India’s first ever celebrity driven home shopping channel launched by Raj Kundra and Akshay Kumar have announced their association with Sheores.in. SHEROES.in is built with a mission to help connect women with their careers

Pearl Academy, Delhi Bags the First Prize & BeenaKannan's Ensemble 2015 Ever-rolling Trophy
Business Wire IndiaBased on the theme of ‘Global Vintage Indo-Western Wears Spring-Summer 2016’, BeenaKannan’s initiative Ensemble 2015, the international design competition for the students of fashion took place from 9 am to1 pm yesterday at Le-Meridien Kochi

Shilpa Shetty Kundra Encourages Women to be Financially Independent by Associating with Best Deal TV's Latest Proposition
Business Wire IndiaAfter achieving roaring success with her latest venture Best Deal TV- India’s first ever celebrity driven home shopping channel, Shilpa Shetty Kundra yet again proposes a business venture to give back to the society and empower women

Saffolalife Urges Couples to Walk Together to #ProtectHerHeart
Business Wire IndiaOn World Heart Day, Saffolalife organized a unique initiative where several Mumbai couples along with Shilpa Shetty Kundra & Raj Kundra participated in a morning walk together. This first-of-its-kind event was hosted by Saffolalife to create awareness of women’s heart health in India

Satyug Gold Joins Hands with FundsIndia.com to sell Satyug Mera Gold Plan online
Satyug Mera Gold Plan (SMGP), an offering of the Shilpa Shetty Kundra venture - Satyug Gold Pvt. Ltd., has tied up with India’s leading online investment platform, FundsIndia.com, to enable the online purchase of gold through the plan. SMGP, a systematic gold accumulation plan, enables customers to buy physical gold in small quantities on a monthly basis, for as low as Rs. 50 per day

Satyug Gold Announces a Strategic Partnership with Tara Jewels as its Official Jewellery Redemption Partner
Satyug Gold Pvt. Ltd has tied up with Tara Jewels Ltd. as their official jewellery redemption partner allowing its customers to redeem their gold in the form of jewellery in over 24 outlets all over India

Snapdeal.com Collaborates with Satyug Gold to Launch a Range of Jewellery Designed by Shilpa Shetty Kundra
Snapdeal.com, India’s largest online marketplace enters into a strategic partnership with Satyug Gold to launch a range of jewellery collection, designed by Shilpa Shetty Kundra, exclusively on the website. Through this partnership, Snapdeal

Satyug Gold Announces Satyug Mera Gold Plan
Satyug Gold Pvt Ltd launches a new Gold plan called 'Satyug Mera Gold Plan’ ( www.satyugmgp.com) in which customers can buy gold from just 50/- a day. This gold plan is not just safe and secure but also is backed by IDBI as trustee’s of the Gold and Brinks as safe keepers. It also offers very competitive prices and full transparency

Shilpa Shetty launches Rajasthan Royals' new IPL jerseys
Shilpa Shetty, who is expecting her first child with husband Raj Kundra, has unveiled a new jersey designed for her IPL team Rajasthan Royals.

Shilpa Shetty spotted with baby bump
Shilpa Shetty showed off her baby bump as she attended a party with husband Raj Kundra in her first public appearance since announcing her pregnancy.

Shilpa Shetty announces pregnancy on Twitter
London, Dec 11 : Shilpa Shetty has confirmed reports that she is expecting her first child with husband Raj Kundra.

Shilpa Shetty shoots down pregnancy rumours
Bollywood starlet Shilpa Shetty has revealed that she is 'sick and tired' of stories that she is expecting a baby with her husband of two years, Raj Kundra.

Ethiopian Assefa wins Mumbai full marathon
Ethiopia's Girima Assefa won the 42-km full run at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011.

Legal constraints prevent high bidding from Rajasthan Royals in IPL: Shetty
Rajasthan Royals co-owner Shilpa Shetty on Saturday said that they have not indulged in high-price bidding for players at the ongoing Indian Premier League auction being held in Bangalore due to legal constraints on the team.

Jack Tweed's new Essex bar torched by thugs
A suspected arson gang put Jade Goody's widower Jack Tweed's new Essex bar on fire just hours after the reality show 'The only way is Essex' was filmed at the venue.

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