Shilpa Shetty (Tulu: ಶಿಲ್ಪ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿ) (born 8 June, 1975) in Mangalore is a four-time Filmfare Award-nominated Indian movie actress and model. Since making her debut in the movie Baazigar (1993), she has appeared in nearly 50 movies and made her first lead role in 1994's Aag. She currently resides at the centre of the Hindi-language movie industry in Mumbai, India. Her younger sister Shamita Shetty is also a Bollywood movie actress.
Shilpa was crowned the winner of the British Celebrity Big Brother on 28 January 2007 with 63% of the final votes, after an international racism controversy involving her and fellow contestants Jade Goody, Jo O'Meara and Danielle Lloyd.
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- Shilpa Shetty at the Internet Movie Database
- "Shilpa Shetty wins Celebrity Big Brother 2007". channel4.com. http://www.channel4.com/entertainment/tv/microsites/B/bb7_celebrity/news/newsstory.jsp?id=1456&housemateId=9. Retrieved 28 January 2007.