From debuting in highly successful Bollywood film Bazzigar to status of international celebrity Indian actress Shilpa Shetty has travelled a long distance. From then on the actress has acted in over 40 films.
From debuting in highly successful Bollywood film Bazzigar to status of international celebrity Indian actress Shilpa Shetty has travelled a long distance. From then on the actress has acted in over 40 films. During her nearly two decades long journey she has gone through various ups and downs but has bounced back every time. She has a rare knack to transform every crisis into opportunity and she has done it so many times. So it is very common to find latest new of Shilpa Shetty in latest newspapers. But all was not well for the actress who made debut opposite Shahrukh Khan.
After doing some not so worth remembering films she returned on the track with moderately successful films like Dhadkan and Rishtey. All these things made latest news about Shilpa Shetty very common.
But destiny had big things for Shilpa in store. In the year 2007 she emerged as the winner of British Celebrity Big Brother reality TV show and she became an international overnight sensation with this success. And all the leading media of the world wrote news about Shilpa Shetty.
Shilpa Shetty was born in conventional family in Mangalore. Her parents are Surendra and Sunanda Shetty. The young Shetty did her schooling in Mumbai and even participated in sports. The actress is also a trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
Her sister Shamita Shetty is also a popular Bollywood actress.
Shilpa Shetty is married to Raj Kundra.
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Mahakshay is teaming up with his father Mithun Chakraborty for the first time in "Enemmy" and says it is an honour to dance with the "original disco dancer".
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) For young or old, a visit to a dentist was seen as a painful experience. Only bleeding gums and toothaches could push people towards dental clinics. Things have changed now as growing numbers in India, conscious of the way their teeth appear, frequent dentists to get whitening, correction or decoration jobs.
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) The 10th edition of "Star Parivaar Awards" was not just about the grand sets and trophies, it was also about entertaining and scintillating dance sequences choreographed by Shiamak Davar.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Monsoon weather can wreak havoc on your hair, but worry not. Homemade remedies can keep your tresses healthy and shinning, say experts.
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Veteran actress Deepti Naval, who has made a friendly appearance in forthcoming movie "BA Pass", was sceptical about doing the erotic human drama, but the film's lead actress Shilpa Shukla convinced her.
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Ace Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli hopes to explore new avenues for his upcoming Telugu period-drama "Baahubali" at the ongoing 16th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF).
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's romantic roles may have made him quite popular among his female fans, but it seems Rohit Shetty, director of his film "Chennai Express", is giving him tough competion. The Bollywood Badshah says girls find the "Golmaal" series director more attractive than him.
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan Thursday launched the first look of his much-talked about film "Chennai Express" and praised his co-star Deepika Padukone, saying she has gone beyond what was written for her in the script.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The title of director Milan Luthria's forthcoming movie "Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Again" has been changed to "Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara" and it will hit the screens Aug 15.
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) With her husband Raj Kundra having been questioned in the IPL betting case, Shilpa Shetty is going through a bit of a rough patch. The actress says that she is getting support from her mother who advises her to "stay strong".
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) For unforgettable cinema entertainment, there should a perfect synthesis of sound and visuals, says sound designer and mixer Vishnu, who is currently busy with the much anticipated Tamil horror-thriller "Pizza 2: The Villa", a sequel to highly successful "Pizza" in the same language.
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan is relieved on returning home after spending 10 days in a hospital here. She was admitted after she reportedly complained of high fever.
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) A prayer meeting was organised here Tuesday for Priyanka Chopra's father Ashok Chopra, who died in a Mumbai hospital battling cancer.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra Monday slammed the Indian cricket board for making him a scapegoat and suspending him on unsubstantiated reports of betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and vowed to fight it.
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in its working committee meeting held here on Monday decided to suspend Rajasthan Royals' co-owner Raj Kundra, who has been accused of betting during the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches.
Mumbai, Jun 8 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty, who turned 38 Saturday, has received "apologies" from her husband Raj Kundra, who has been questioned in the IPL betting scandal.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Even as the Rajasthan Royals management Friday threatened to suspend its co-owner Raj Kundra if found guilty of "betting and spot fixing", Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar confirmed the British national cannot be arrested until they have material evidence against him.
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): In an attempt to distance itself from Raj Kundra accused of betting during the IPL matches, the Rajasthan Royals management has said that he had no involvement in running of the franchise and would be suspended if found guilty.
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Mahaakshay Chakraborty admits there was pressure on him to prove himself as an actor when he shared screen space with his father, veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty in the forthcoming film "Enemmy".
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar Friday said Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra cannot be arrested as they do not have any material evidence against him.
Stockholm, June 7 (IANS) Sweden's Princess Madeleine will wed Saturday a commoner who is a US business school graduate. The marriage will have one of largest gatherings of kings and queens that Europe has seen for years.
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) An emergency working committee meeting of the BCCI will be held June 10 to discuss the issue of Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra's alleged involvement in betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL), board's interim chief Jagmohan Damiya announced Thursday and promised "strict action" if warranted.
Kolkata, June 6 (ANI): BCCI's Interim President Jagmohan Dalmiya on Thursday assured that the cricket board will not "cover up" the Mahendra Singh Dhoni conflict of interest issue, and that it was in everybody's best interests to not disrupt the national team's focus in the ongoing Champions Trophy in England.
Darbhanga/Vadodara/New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): With Rajasthan Royals' co-owner Raj Kundra admitting to the Delhi Police that he had placed bets on his own team, former cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad on Thursday said these are very serious matters, and added that stricter laws are needed to stop such activities.
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Assuring fans that his role as a CID officer in the forthcoming action thriller "Enemmy" will provide adequate humour, popular Bollywood comedian Johnny Lever Thursday said he cannot stay away from comedy.
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) National Award winning actor Mithun Chakraborty, hailed as the "disco dancer" of Bollywood, Thursday asserted that his son Mahaakshay is a better dancer than him.
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Bollywood actor and wife of Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty, has defended her husband following charges of betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and said that the truth will prevail.
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Delhi Police on Thursday claimed that Rajasthan Royals' co-owner Raj Kundra has admitted to betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL) through bookie Umesh Goenka.
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra and his wife Shilpa Shetty are upset with how the media has "misconstrued everything" after the former was questioned by the Delhi Police here in connection with the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing scandal.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Naseem Haider laboriously digs at a Metro construction site in the scorching heat day after day. As he swings his arms through the air, the dripping sweat pours down his face and falls on his already drenched shirt. The sun blazes down as the day progresses, but this hardly bothers him as he has learnt to brave the heat.
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Delhi Police has asked Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra to surrender his passport and not to leave the country pending further inquiry in the IPL spot-fixing scandal.
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) The Mumbai Cricket Association Tuesday slapped a five-year ban on its member Ratnakar Shetty for alleging that some of its office-bearers were involved in black-marketing of India-Pakistan T20 match tickets at Ahmedabad last year.
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Indian cricket board interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya Monday did not rule out representing the board in International Cricket Council deliberations, and said banning after-match parties of the Indian Premier League could be a possible solution to cleaning up cricket.
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Actress Manisha Koirala, who has battled ovarian cancer, says she spent June 2, International Cancer Survivor Day, by visiting a temple, eating pizza and just relaxing.
Film: "Lootera"; Composer: Amit Trivedi; Singers: Monali Thakur, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Mohan Kanan, Swanand Kirkire, Amit Trivedi, and Shilpa Rao; Rating: ***1/2
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Gunasekhar, who turns 35 Sunday, will be busy working for his upcoming Telugu period-drama "Rudhramadevi". He says that they are chasing a deadline and therefore he can't afford to take a day off.
Kathua, June 2 (ANI): In an endeavour to impart technical education to nearly 20, 000 unemployed youth, the Jammu and Kashmir government is taking all possible steps.
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actor Suniel Shetty rues how the entire Hindi film fraternity has come under the scanner following actor Vindu Dara Singh's alleged involvement in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing scandal. Suniel asserts Vindu alone doesn't represent the industry.
Sydney, May 30 (ANI): Inter Active Corp (IAC) is reportedly looking forward to put Newsweek on sale again after nearly six months of shutting down the 80-year-old print edition of the magazine, according to a leaked memo.
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Rumour had it that the character of Archana was getting a new face on "Pavitra Rishta", but it is now confirmed that actress Ankita Lokhande, original face of the character, has resumed shooting for the show.
Nalanda (Bihar), May 27 (IANS) Flocked by thousands of scholars and thinkers from far and wide, Nalanda, the ancient seat of learning, was famed the world over as a hub of knowledge. The dream to revive the centre of excellence is taking shape in Rajgir as the Nalanda University.
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actor Mahaakshay Chakraborty, who has shared screen space with his father, veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty in his forthcoming film "Enemmy", says it was a "nerve-wracking" experience for him.
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) Bollywood film "Singham" fame Ajay Devgn, director Rohit Shetty and Kannada actor Kicha Sudeep will attend the audio launch of Suriya-starrer Tamil action-drama "Singam 2" here June 2.
Hyderabad, May 23 (IANS) Director Rohit Shetty, who recently visited the sets of "Garam Masala", a Telugu remake of Hindi movie "Bol Bachchan", had a ball.
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shukla, who has shot several bold scenes for "B.A. Pass", says she was skeptical before signing the movie but her father encouraged her to go for it.
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Ace Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli has rubbished rumours that he is acting in his upcoming directorial venture "Bahubali", a period-drama.
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Leading multi-specialty healthcare chain Narayana Hrudayalaya Tuesday announced it will offer day care breast surgery, keeping in view the emotional, physical and financial stress a patient undergoes.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee, currently shooting for his upcoming movie "Saat Uchakkey" in the capital, was really impressed sharing thoughts with "talented actor" Kay Kay Menon.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Dresses, gowns, kaftans, pants, skirts and lingerie... for all those mothers-to-be who want to look hip and relaxed and keep their fashion quotient high, there's plenty to choose from. But comfort must be key, warn experts.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Producer Ratan Jain currently has no plans for "Baazigar" sequel, but says he may do it after couple of years, but not without Shah Rukh Khan.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who topped the list of Times 50 Most Desirable Women of 2012, says she is not good at fielding compliments and adds that beauty and physical attributes are "artificial".
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Indian mobile telephone companies have come a long way and no longer perceive lowering prices and increasing subscribers as tools for survival. To ensure their sustenance, telecom players in India are slowly hiking call rates and doing away with promotional offers.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) swung into action Friday calling an emergency meeting and suspending a cricketer, but more and more sordid details of the spot fixing scandal came tumbling as the three arrested players, including S. Sreesanth, reportedly confessed to their crime.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) More and more sordid details of the spot fixing scandal came tumbling out Friday as the three arrested players, including S. Sreesanth, allegedly confessed to their crime and the involvement of underworld became quite evident.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Female escorts and parties to lure players, underworld connections and teary-eyed confessions by once promising, famed players falling from grace. More skeletons are tumbling out as investigations progress into spot fixing in Indian premier League (IPL) scandal progress.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Delhi Police has reportedly indicated that it could widen the probe of an ongoing case of spot fixing in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to include questioning of the owners of the Rajasthan Royals and the team's captain.
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): Australian cricketer Shaun Tait is reportedly considering legal action after wrongfully being dragged in to the Indian Premier League spot-fixing scandal.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) In a major step towards realising the ambitious Nalanda International University, coming up in Rajgir in Bihar, an international jury has selected the architectural design of an Ahmedabad-based firm for the varsity.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Former International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar on Thursday said that if fast bowler S.Sreesanth and two other cricketers playing for the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are found guilty he should be banned for life from the game.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals co-owners Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra Thursday said they were in shock after three of their franchise players were arrested on the charges of spot-fixing.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Jitendra Singh on Thursday emphasized that strict action should be taken against all those who are found guilty of IPL spot fixing.
Trivandram, May 16 (ANI): Terming the news of Sreesanth caught by Delhi police for spot fixing as extremely unhappy, Minister of State for Human Resource and Development (HRD) and Kerala MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday said Indian pacer is innocent until proven guilty.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Asserting that spot fixing is a problem that has plagued the Indian Premier League (IPL), former India cricketer and BJP MP Kirti Azad on Thursday accused the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) of not doing enough to curb it.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Sending shock waves all over the Indian cricketing fraternity, Indian pacer S.Sreesanth has been arrested over charges of spot-fixing in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament, along with two other players of the Rajasthan Royals franchise, of which he is also a part.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A sequel to the 2000 hit romantic drama "Dhadkan" has been finalised by producer Ratan Jain and it will go on the floors this year.
Paris, May 14 (IANS) India's Soumyajit Ghosh, Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty and Neha Aggarwal won their opening qualifying matches at the World Table Championships here.
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) There are miles to go before comprehensive healthcare becomes a reality for the people of India, agreed people's representatives, bureaucrats and economists at a panel discussion here.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) High on confidence following their best showing in the 19th Commonwealth Championships here, a nine-member Indian table tennis team left Saturday for the World Championships beginning Monday in Paris.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Indian paddlers could not match the speed of their Singapore rivals and were blanked 0-3 in the men's team final at the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships here Wednesday.
Patna, May 7 (IANS) A Gujarat-based company will draft the masterplan and design the upcoming Nalanda International University at the ancient seat of learning in Bihar, its vice chancellor said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Indian men cruised into the semifinals of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships here Monday while the women entered the last four after giving a scare to mighty Singapore.
Pune/Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Two Mumbai realty agents, nabbed in connection with the brutal murder of a Pune billionaire and his secretary for a property deal in Mumbai, were sent to police custody till Friday by a Pune magistrate here Sunday.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Commonwealth Championships is the only table tennis arena where India internationally enjoys the reputation of a champion nation. They invariably return with a bag full of medals and it should not be any different in the 19th edition of the tournament, beginning here Sunday.
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) New kid on the block Shadab Kamal, who is making his full-fledged debut with "B.A.Pass", has gone all bold in the 'erotic human drama' with actress Shilpa Shukla. He says "Chak De! India" actress made the experience easy for him.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India can hope for a decent medal haul at 19th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships beginning at the Thyagaraj Stadium here Sunday.
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Millions of Mumbaikars could go hungry Monday as around 20,000 hotels, restaurants, licenced tea and snacks outlets as well as ubiquitous vada-paav stalls go on strike to protest the new service tax (ST).
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison outside a Metro station here, police said Sunday. Her husband and in-laws have been arrested for alleged dowry harassment.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) "Dance India Dance - Super Moms", "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" and "India's Dancing Superstar" - the Indian small screen seems to be bracing for a lot of dancing in the coming months. To some, it may appear to be an "overdose" of glitzy dance reality shows, but many hail the trend, saying such dance shows not only encourage talent but enhance the entertainment quotient on the small screen.
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Around 20,000 hotels and restaurants in Mumbai will join an all-India strike Monday (April 29) to protest the new service tax on fully or partly air-conditioned eateries, an official said here Friday.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) From the Khans - Aamir, Shah Rukh and Saif Ali - to leading ladies like Madhuri Dixit, Vidya Balan and Rani Mukerji, as many as 20 screen stars have united for a special title track for unique movie "Bombay Talkies", which celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The finale of dance reality show "Nach Baliye Shriman v/s Shrimati" saw both the teams lifting the winners trophy thus ending the three-week competition in a tie.
Film: "Udhayam NH4"; Cast: Siddharth Suryanarayan, Ashrita Shetty, Kay Kay Menon, Avinash, Deepak, Ajai, Kalai, Vivek and Naren; Director: Manimaran; Rating: ***1/2
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Popular Bollywood couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai completed six years of marital bliss Saturday.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Remembering his 2009 Telugu blockbuster "Arundhati", actor Sonu Sood said he had a tough time shooting for the film.
Khopoli, April 15 (IANS) With the "Mr India: The Ride" becoming the talk of the town at the "Adlabs Imagica" theme park, Arti Shetty, daughter of Manmohan Shetty, chairman of Adlabs Entertainment Ltd, says that they plan to include a ride based on a popular film soon, but could not reveal which one.
Khopoli (Maharashtra), April 15 (IANS) Launching theme entertainment park Adlabs Imagica here Monday, a company official said their main concern was to open a facility with affordable prices which the Indian audience could pay for.
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn has been roped in by Sangam textiles as the brand ambassador of their formal men's wear category.
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) He is one of the successful filmmakers in the southern film industry but even S.S. Rajamouli is having a tough time zeroing in on the cast for his upcoming Telugu period-drama "Baahubali".
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) TV actor Ravi Dubey, who is being seen on the dance reality show "Nach Baliye Sriman vs Shrimati", says the format of the show may have changed, but the performances are top class.
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) Debutante Ashrita Shetty considers herself extremely lucky to be cast opposite southern actor Siddharth Suryanarayan in her forthcoming Tamil thriller "Udhayam NH4".
New Delhi, April 11 (ANI): Bollywood stars like John Abraham and Sunil Shetty attended the Standard charter Charity Awards 2013 that was recently held in Mumbai.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Despite some disappointing setbacks in 2012, including in India, the world is moving towards ending the death penalty, Amnesty International has said.
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Adlabs Imagica, a 110-acre entertainment theme park on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, is ready to open doors April 18. With as many as 18 attractions, the highlights are rides like 'Rajasaurus River Adventure' and a motion-simulation "Mr. India" ride.
Vancouver, April 7 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, who won the best actor comic award Saturday at the TOIFA for his funny role in "Bol Bachchan", dedicated it to wife Aishwarya Rai and also thanked the entire cast and crew of the film for believing in him.
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) While every actor talks about trying different genre, Vidyut Jamwal has no qualms about being just seen as an action hero.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) TV show producers every time introduce fresh faces and Prashant Bhatt says this is because newcomers bring freshness and viewers find it easy to connect with them.
Jaipur, April 2 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has used her fashion instincts to design a new 'official fan wear collection' for her Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals, in association with apparel brand Provogue.
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has liked the trailer of forthcoming comedy "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2", which stars three Deols - Dharmendra and his sons Sunny and Bobby.
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Madhuri Dixit, Farhan Akhtar, Shilpa Shetty, Anupam Kher are in celebratory mood and extended their best wishes to everyone on Easter Sunday.
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi, who struck gold with two Tamil blockbusters "Pizza" and "Naduvula Konjam Pakkathom Kannom" last year, had to literally beg to be cast in upcoming Tamil romantic-comedy "Soodhu Kavvum".