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Happy Birthday Shilpa Shetty: A forced public kiss to IPL match fixing, 5 controversies that made Raj Kundra's wife famous

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 8 June 2018, 17:00 IST

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty is one of those in the industry who has left her presence felt every now and then through her movies, dance steps, beauty, fitness, relationships, controversies and what not. She might have faced a lot of hurdles in her life but has achieved what she wanted to. Started her career at the age of 16 by grabbing a Limca modeling assignment to doing quite a number of famous movies like Baazigar, Dhadkan, Rishtey, Life in a... Metro and TV shows such as Big Brother, Nach Baliye, Super Dancer etc, she became a household name.

The actress is celebrating her 43rd birthday today and on the occasion, here's a light on all the controversies of her life that shaped her into what she is now. She is happily married to famous businessman, Raj Kundra and is a mother to a son named Viaan.

Check them out:

1. Obscene picture

Reema and Shilpa's obscene picture


A nonbailable warrant was issued against Shilpa and Reema Sen for posing in an obscene manner and these pictures were published in a Tamil newspaper but no one could comply with the summons of the court.

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2. Heartbreak

Shilpa Shetty and Akshay Kumar's love affair


One of the major reason why Shilpa is remembered is that of her love affair with Bollywood's Khiladi Kumar, Akshay Kumar who broke her heart as he was double dating with her best friend Twinkle Khanna. Their affair was one of the most talked about topic in the industry as well in the media.

3. Forecd Kiss

Richard Gere's forced kiss to Shilpa


It was during an event when Shilpa was forcefully kissed by Hollywood actor Richard Gere in front of the whole world. A warrant was issued by the people who looked at them by the Rajasthan Court.

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4. Rife with Jane Goody in Big Brother

Jane Goody and Shilpa Shetty in Big Brother


Shilpa Shetty participated in the original series of the controversial reality show, Big Brother where she landed into controversy as various racial comments against her were erupted by her co-contestant Jane Goody but the way she managed the situation won everyone's heart. Later, Goody apologized her for all the scene.

5. IPL Betting controversy

Shilpa's name in IPL match fixing


Shilpa's name also emerged in the IPL match-fixing controversy but she denied any such involvement. Moreover, her team Rajasthan Royals also won the first season of the game.

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We wish the actress a very happy birthday!

First published: 8 June 2018, 16:13 IST