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Who is Shilpa Shetty?
Who is it? Shilpa Shetty Kundra is an Indian actress, fitness enthusiast, and television personality who works mainly in Hindi films. She first gained prominence in 1993 with her debut in Baazigar, followed by Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Dhadkan, Life in a… Metro, and Dostana, among other films. Shetty became the target of racism while competing on the UK reality show Celebrity Big Brother 5 and was accused of using it as a publicity stunt. Since then, she’s been awarded the Champions of Change Award by the Government of India and has been involved as host and judge on several Indian dance reality shows. Personal life-wise, Shetty has dated Akshay Kumar and married Raj Kundra in 2009, with whom she had two children, a son and daughter. A celebrity endorser for several brands, Shetty has also been the subject of a Sky One documentary, as well as nominations and award-winning performances.
What made Shilpa Shetty famous?
What made him famous? Shilpa Shetty Kundra gained widespread recognition and fame for her on-screen performances in the early ’90s, starting with the 1993 thriller Baazigar, where she received nominations for Best Female Debut and Best Supporting Actress. Her portrayal of a dual role in the action comedy Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994) also earned wide acclaim. Shetty’s career saw a resurgence by the turn of the millennium with the musical romantic drama Dhadkan (2000). Following this, her career further bolstered with roles in Indian and Rishtey(both 2001), for which she received a second Filmfare nomination for Best Supporting Actress, and Phir Milenge (2004), where her performance earned her a nomination for Best Actress. In 2006, she appeared as a judge on the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, which led to worldwide recognition when she won UK’s Celebrity Big Brother 5. She subsequently hosted the second season of Bigg Boss and was the judge on several other Indian dance reality shows such as Zara Nachke Dikha (2010), Nach Baliye (2012-2020) and Super Dancer (2016-2021). Moreover, she has endorsed numerous brands and products, as well as actively campaigned for various causes such as feminism, animal rights, the Swachh Bharat Mission Cleanliness Campaign and Fit India Movement. In 2009, she was part-owner of the Indian Premier League team Rajasthan Royals, further raising her public profile.
Is Shilpa Shetty trans?
Is this personality trans? Shilpa Shetty Kundra (born Ashwini Shetty; née Shetty; 8 June 1975) established herself as one of the leading actresses of Hindi cinema. She took part in UK reality show ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ in 2007 and faced racism and bullying from the other housemates. She was the subject of controversy in 2007 when an Indian court issued a warrant for her arrest following a kiss with actor Richard Gere at an AIDS-awareness event. Off screen, Shetty is a celebrity endorser for brands, a fitness enthusiast and an advocate for animal rights. She has received several awards and accolades, including a Honorary Doctorate from the University of Leeds and the Rajiv Gandhi Award in 2007. Clearly, no, Shilpa Shetty is not trans.