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Shilpa Shukla

Shilpa Shukla

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Shilpa Shukla

  • Shilpa Shukla is of Ladhaki-Tibetan descent.
  • She was born and raised in the family of civil servicemen, political leaders, and popular scholars.
    Shilpa Shukla during her childhood

    Shilpa Shukla during her childhood

  • At the age of 16, Shilpa started doing modelling.
  • She started her career as a theatre artist with renowned theatre actor and director Maharaj Krishna Raina.
    Shilpa Shukla doing theatres

    Shilpa Shukla doing theatres

  • Initially, Shilpa worked in Doordarshan TV serials and thereafter, she started getting short roles in the movies.
  • She has appeared in many Hindi movies like ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’, ‘Chak De India’, ‘Frozen’, ‘Rajdhani Express’, ‘B.A. Pass’, ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, ‘Bombairiya’, ‘Junction’, etc.
  • Shilpa shot to fame in 2007 with the Bollywood movie ‘Chak De! India’ in which she played the role of ‘Bindiya Naik’.
    Shilpa Shukla in Chak De! India

    Shilpa Shukla in Chak De! India

  • In 2013, she again came into the eyes of her audience after playing the bold scenes with a much younger boy in the film ‘B.A. Pass’ and won several awards for portraying such a bold character.
    Shilpa Shukla in B.A. Pass

    Shilpa Shukla in B.A. Pass

  • She has hosted the popular real-life crime based TV show ‘Savdhaan India’ (Mini-Series).
  • Apart from TV serials and films, Shilpa has also worked in TVC ads, web series, and short films.
  • In 2012, she rejected an offer given by Anurag Kashyap for the film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ because, at that time, she needed a break.
    Shilpa Shukla- Gangs of Wasseypur

    Shilpa Shukla- Gangs of Wasseypur

  • In 2014, Shilpa attended the Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) and as well as the 33rd initiation of Kalachakra with the Dalai Lama.
  • Her brother Tenzin Priydarshi is a founder of the Dalai Lama Centre For Ethics And Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA.
  • Shilpa first met her husband Mohit Tripathi (associate director of B.A. Pass) at the Asmita Theatre Group in Delhi.
  • In 2018, she was featured on the coverpage of magazine ‘Delhi Noir’.
    Shilpa Shukla on magazine coverpage

    Shilpa Shukla on magazine coverpage

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