Shilpa is ranked #32 in the "100 Hottest Brunettes of AIM".
In April 2008, a rumour surfaced stating that Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty might be joining Coronation Street.
In April 2007, an arrest warrant was issued in India for Shilpa's arrest, after being kissed by actor Richard Gere at an AIDS awareness event in New Delhi. By Indian law, the display was classed as an obscene act in a public place. The punishment for such a crime is imprisonment for three months, a fine or both.
In April 2007, it was revealed that Shilpa would be promoting her movie, Metro in Australia. The Australian Big Brother producers are in negotiations with her to appear on the show while she is in the country.
While Shilpa was in Britain's Celebrity Big Brother House, she faced racist bullying from other contestants such as Jade Goody, model Danielle Lloyd and singer Jo O'Meara.
She actively participated in her father's chemical business.
As of 2007, she still remains unmarried.
Her star sign is Gemini.
The color of her eyes are light brown.
In May 2006, she was made the brand ambassador of Romanov Vodka.
In 2006, she was a judge on Jhalak Dikhlaja, a Sony Entertainment Television dance show based on the original UK show "Strictly Come Dancing".
In 2004, she was a guest judge on the popular "Indian Idol" TV show.
She sued Stardust India magazine because the magazine produced a report about her on off relationship with Akhsay Kumar. According to her opinion, the article made her name disgraced and she lost some offers on films. She won the lawsuit in 2000.
Shetty started her career by modelling for the soft drinks company Limca in 1991, at the age of 16.
She was the captain of the baseball team in high school.
Shilpa was crowned the winner of Celebrity Big Brother on 28 January 2007.
Shilpa won 63% of the public's vote to win, Celebrity Big Brother.
Shilpa won the Indo-Pak's young achiever awards & the AAHOA award for her role in "Phir Milenge".
She was on the cover of the first issue of OK! Magazine, to be sold in India.
One of her nicknames is 'Silly Pooh'.
Her first leading role was in the 1994 Bollywood film "Aag".
She has appeared in nearly 50 films.
She likes acting, dancing, cooking, and working out.
Shilpa won giant international awards for her role in "Phir Milenge", in 2004.
Her height is 5'10".
Shilpa won best supporting actress for "Pardesi Babu" in the 1998, "Zee Gold Bollywood Awards".
Sahara One crowned her the 2004 DIVA of the year, in a dance compition amongst many actresses.
Shilpa often works with Salman Khan, Govinda, Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Raveena Tandon, and Sunny Deol.
Her favorite food is Kori Roti (A Manglorean speciality-chicken with roti made of rice).
Her favorite flowers are orchids.
Shilpa hopes to work with Jackie Chan sometime in the future.
Shilpa and Shamita are the first sisters to appear in a film together in the history of Bollywood.
She's the older sister to actress Shamita Shetty.
Shilpa is the first-ever Indian to partake in Celebrity Big Brother.
Shilpa is a HIV, AIDS, and PETA activist.
Shilpa was nominated for the Filmfare award for Best Debut in 1993 for her role in the film Baazigar.
Shilpa is a black belt in karate.
Shilpa speaks Tulu, English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, and can understand basic French.
Shilpa: (after winning Celebrity Big Brother in 2007 and on the racism controversy that dogged the show) Things happen and people make mistakes and we are all human beings and we are all fallible. I know one thing for sure, Jade [Goody] really didn't mean to be racist. I really don't want to leave England putting anyone in trouble.
Shilpa: The only thing I really hope to keep is my self-repect and my dignity.