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Shilpa Shirodkar is a popular Indian Bollywood Actress. She enjoyed a period of popularity in the 1990's. She made her debut with the film Bhrashtachar (1989) in which she played the role of a blind girl. She had several other successful films such as Trinetra (1991), Hum (1991), Dil Hi To Hai (1992), Aankhen (1993), Pehchaan (1993) and many more. She has made her come back with the Zee Tv show "Ek Muthi Aasman".

Biography

Shilpa Shirodkar was born on November 20, 1969 in Bombay. She caught Bollywood's attention after she was crowned Miss India in 1992. She has initiated her career along with her sister Namratha Shirodkar. She was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for the movie "Khuda Gawah".

Personal Profile

Name : Shilpa Shirodkar
Date of Birth : November 20, 1969
Birth Place : Bombay
Mother : Vanita
Sister : Namratha Shirodkar
Spouse : Apresh Ranjit
Age : 43 years
Height : 5'5"
Occupation : Actress
Debut movie : Bhrashtachar
Debut Tv show : Ek Muthi Aasman

 Shilpa Shirodkar

Career

Shirodkar made her debut with the 1989 film "Bhrashtachar" in which she played the role of a blind girl. She then starred opposite Anil Kapoor in the super hit film Kishen Kanhaiya (1990). She was praised for her performances in films such as Mritiyudand, Khuda Gawah, Choti Bahu and Gopi Kishan. Her last film appearance was in the year 2000 film "Gaja Gamini".

Family

Shilpa Shirodkar was born in a moderate Marathi - speaking household in Bombay. Her mother name is Vanita. She is the grand-daughter of famous Marathi actress Meenakshi Shirodkar. Her younger sister Namrata Shirodkar was crowned Miss India 1993 and she is married to Tollywood actor Mahesh Babu Ghattamaneni.

Marriage/Husband

Popular actress Shilpa Shirodkar is married to Apresh Ranjit, a merchant banker from the UK, on 11 July 2000 in Mumbai, after which she gave up acting and settled down in London, where her husband is employed with Barclays Bank. She gave birth to a daughter Anushka, in 2003.

Kamla Bai in Ek Muthi Aasman

Ek Mutthi Aasmaan beautifully captures the hopes and aspirations of a domestic worker alongside the trials and tribulations of her daily life. The character of Kamla Bai has became a household name. The real name of Kamla Bai is Shilpa Shirodkar. After a long pause to her career, Shilpa Shirodkar made her come back with the TV show "Ek Muthi Aasman", which airs on Zee Tv. She said, "It would be stupid if I say that I should start from where I left. I have changed and evolved. I have to make a new beginning and this show is a fresh start for me".

Filmography

1989 Bhrashtachar
1990 Kishen Kanhaiya
1990 Ghar Ki Laxmi
1991 Benaam Badsha
1992 Dil Hi To Hai
1993 Aankhen
1993 Khuda Gawah
1994 Juaari
1994 Chhoti Bahoo
1994 Gopi Kishan
1997 Mrityudand
2000 Gaja Gamini

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