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Shilpa Shetty Biography – from Big Brother to Bollywood Superstar

Shilpa Shetty is one of the most famous female superstars of Bollywood film industry who has worked in a number of popular Hindi movies and is also an expert in Yoga.

Shilpa Shetty Biography

Shilpa Shetty Biography - Versatile, Multi-Talented and Successful

Shilpa Shetty biography is out of the ordinary. An Indian actress and model, she was born in Mangalore on June 8, 1975. She is also a trained Bharatnatyam dancer, a black belt karate champion and a yoga expert. For her very first film Baazigar, she was nominated for Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. The subsequent year she delivered yet another blockbuster hit Main Khiladi Tu Anari starring alongside Akshay Kumar.People took note of her again in Pardesi Babu (1998) and two years later Dhadkan turned out to be yet another super hit in the box office. Her substantial roles in films like Hathyar, Rishtey and Phir Milenge strengthened her base in Bollywood as a resourceful actress. Her performance in Phir Milenge is said to be her best till date and the film was also viewed by the United Nations because of its sensitive treatment of the topic of AIDS. Shilpa Shetty biography also boasts of hit films like Dus and Life In A… Metro and cameos in several other films. Shetty was the first Indian celebrity included in Celebrity Big Brother UK in 2007 and despite racial controversies she emerged as the eventual winner.

Shilpa Shetty Yoga - a Lifestyle Choice

According to Shilpa Shetty, to feel and look good, yoga is the best option to keep your mind, body and soul in balance. She was completely overwhelmed by the beauty and power of yoga and it has had a spectacular impact on her life. So she released a video entitled "Shilpa’s Yoga" on the Internet for yoga enthusiasts. Shilpa Shetty yoga video is 35 minutes long, with useful yoga content. It also had a DVD release later on and other Shilpa Shetty yoga routines were included in it.

Shamita Shetty - Competitive and Supportive

Shilpa's younger sister Shamita Shetty is also a Bollywood actress. They both acted in Fareb in 2005 which was the first Bollywood movie to have ever starred two sisters together. Despite being in the same line of work, there seems to be no rivalry between the two and according to them what exists is only healthy competition. When the elder sister entered the reality show Celebrity Big Brother UK, Shamita Shetty acknowledged her decision as the boldest she had ever taken.

Written by Lucy King

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