Today is the 48th birthday of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty. From an early age, she started modeling and then appeared in films. His personal life was also in the headlines. She had an affair with Akshay Kumar at the beginning of her film career, but broke up within 3 years. Feeling guilty, Shilpa accuses Akshay of cheating.
She faced apartheid while being a part of the British reality show. The matter escalated so much that the government had to intervene. When married, Raj Kundra’s first wife accused Shilpa that she and Raj were divorced because of her. Shilpa’s name also came up in many controversies. However, it did not affect his career badly. Took a break from films, was successful in business as well. Owner of 150 crores, Shilpa has a business of restaurant, spa and bar.
Shilpa was born in a Tulu-speaking Bunt family in Mangalore, Karnataka. Mother Sunanda and the late Surendra Shetty, both worked in a pharmaceutical company. Shilpa’s childhood was spent in a normal way. She completed her schooling from St. Anthony’s Girls’ High School in Chembur. During that time he used to get only 3000 rupees a month, due to which he had to bear the entire expenditure.
Shilpa was expert in playing volleyball. Was the captain of the volleyball team in school. She also won many state level competitions. Due to being in the sun for a long time in connection with the game, her body was completely tanned. Meanwhile, Shilpa was noticed by an American photographer at an event. Praising Shilpi’s height, he sought permission to take some photographs.
Shilpa got her photoshoot done, which the photographer circulated in many modeling agencies. After this, Shilpa started getting offers for modeling. After completing 10th standard, Shilpa started her career as a model with a TV ad of Limca. After this she was a part of many modeling projects. Shilpa got a lot of popularity from modeling, after which she started getting offers to work in films.
In September 1992, he was cast in the film Gaata Rahe Mera Dil by director Dilip Nayak. However, that film was never released. After this she appeared in the film Baazigar. Critics liked Shilpa’s role very much and for this she also got the nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
Shilpa is scared to drive the car. She disclosed this in an interview. Actually, after the release of the film Baazigar, she was learning to drive a car. She did not even have a driving license at that time. One day she was going somewhere, when a cyclist came in front of her car. He had seen the film Baazigar, so on seeing Shilpa he started shouting. Meanwhile, Shilpa and the boy lost their balance, due to which the car collided with the cycle. The collision was so strong that the boy along with the bicycle came on the bonnet of the car. Shilpa was so scared of this accident that she did not drive the car till date.
In 1994, Shilpa’s three films Aag, Main Khiladi Tu Anari and Aao Pyar Karein were released. The first two films Aag, Main Khiladi Tu Anari were hits, while the film Aao Pyar Karein tanked at the box office. However, her work in the film was well received by the people.
In 1995, Shilpa’s film Hathkadi was a flop, after which she made her debut in Tamil cinema the next year with the film Mr. Romeo. After this she was a part of many films, but in most of the films she played only supporting roles.
2000 proved to be the turning point of Shilpa’s career. This year the film Dhadkan was released, in which people liked his work very much. In an interview, Shilpa had told that director Dharmesh had cast Akshay Kumar for Ram and Sunil Shetty for Dev’s role for the film.
She wanted to finish the shooting of the film in three months, but Sunil was busy shooting for another film at that time. After waiting for some time, the director cast another actor for Dev’s role. The shooting started, but the actor was not able to play the character in the same way that the director wanted in the role of Dev. Eventually he had to wait for Sunil Shetty and thus Dhadkan was released after 5 years.
In the climax of the film Dhadkan, when Dev learns that Anjali is pregnant with Ram’s child, he elopes with Mahima. At the same time, when the script of the film was written, then in the climax, the news of Anjali becoming a mother showed the death of Dev, but the climax was changed due to being more tragic.