Shilpa Shinde

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Shilpa Shinde
Shilpa Shinde in 2018 (cropped).jpg
Shinde in 2018
Born (1977-08-28) 28 August 1977 (age 44)[1]
Years active1999–present
Known forBhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai!
Bigg Boss 11
Political partyIndian National Congress

Shilpa Shinde (born 28 August 1977[1]) is an Indian television actress. She is known for playing Angoori in &TV's Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai!.[2][3][4] In 2017, she participated in Bigg Boss 11 and emerged as the title winner of the season.[5]

In February 2019, Shinde joined Indian National Congress.[6]

Early life[edit]

Shinde was born on 28 August 1977 into a Maharashtrian family. Her father, Dr. Satyadeo Shinde, was the judge of a High Court while her mother Geeta satyadeo Shinde is a homemaker.[7] She has two elder sisters and a younger brother. Shinde was a psychology student, but failed to obtain her bachelor's degree. Her father wanted her to study law, but she was not interested in studying the subject.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Shinde met actor Romit Raj on the set of TV show Maayka (2007–2009). The two started dating each other soon afterwards. They got engaged in 2009 however both called it off later.[8][9]

Shinde went into depression when her father died in 2013 of Alzheimer’s disease. Her father did not want her to take up acting as a profession. Shinde said, "He never wanted me to get into acting but when I insisted he did give me a year’s time and I became an actress. I was there with him day and night in the last couple of months and now he is gone."[citation needed]


Shinde made her television debut in 1999. She came into the spotlight for her role in the serial Bhabhi (2002–08).[2][3] She next starred in the serial Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai (2001–03) and later played the role of Chitra in Sanjeevani (2002).[10] In 2002 in the same year she played the lead role in Amrapali (2002). Later, she continued to play another role in the show Miss India (2004). In January 2004, Shinde played the parallel lead as Meher in DD National's show Meher – Kahani Haq Aur Haqeeqat Ki until January 2006. She later was seen in Star Plus show Hatim. In 2005, Shilpa played a role in Zee TV;s Rabba Ishq Na Hove as Juhi until 2006. She then was seen in Betiyaan Apni Yaa Paraaya Dhan as Veera, Hari Mirchi Lal Mirchi,[11] and Waaris as Gayatri.

Shinde has acted in two Telugu films-Dasari Narayana Rao's Chhina and Suresh Verma's Shivani.[12]

Shinde's breakthrough role was Koyal Narayan in SAB TV's sitcom Chidiya Ghar opposite Paresh Ganatra.[13][14][15][16][17] Shinde quit the show in March 2013 due to problems in her personal life and was replaced by Shubhangi Atre, who played the part for a year.[18] Atre had to leave the show when Shinde decided to return in June 2014 but in September of the same year, Shinde decided to quit again. She said, "I was promised a lot of things and told that the character will have an interesting graph. However, the producer has failed to keep his promise. Since I wasn't too happy with my track, I decided to quit the show." Shinde was permanently replaced by Baal Veer actress Aditi Sajwan.[19]

In January 2015, it was reported that Shinde had been approached to play the lead role in &TV's new sitcom Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai!.[citation needed] She was initially cast to play a glamorous neighbour Anita Mishra (eventually played by Saumya Tandon)[20] but had to play the simple housewife, Angoori Tiwari, when actress Rashami Desai, who had been cast to play Angoori, opted out due to personal reasons.[21] Shinde became a household name with her portrayal of Angoori Bhabhi in Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai!, but she quit in March 2016 after having several issues with the makers and accusing them of mentally torturing her.[22][23] Shinde again was replaced by Shubhangi Atre in April 2016, who had also replaced her in Chidiya Ghar in 2014.[24] Atre cited this fact as a mere coincidence.[25]

In September 2017, Shinde did an item song in the film Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi.

In October 2017, Shinde participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 11.[26][27] One of her fellow contestants on the show was Vikas Gupta, the programming head of &TV, who was said to have played a major role in her ouster from Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai.[28] Shinde emerged as the winner in January 2018.[29]

In 2020, she appeared on Gangs of Filmistan and later quit.[30] In December 2020, Shinde would portray Queen Meerawati in the web series Paurashpur. It will also star Annu Kapoor, Milind Soman, Shaheer Sheikh and Flora Saini.[31]

Other works[edit]

On 5 February 2019, Shinde joined the Indian National Congress ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha election.[6][32]



Year Title Role Language Notes
2001 Chhina Telugu [12]
2017 Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi Dancer Hindi Special appearance in the song "Maro Line"


Year(s) Title Role Notes Refs
2001 Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai Amrita
2002 Amrapali Amrapali [33]
2003 Tum Bin Jaaoon Kahaan Diya Rajsingh
2003–2004 Aandhi Diya
2003–2004 Awaz - Dil Se Dil Tak Meenakshi
2003–2005 Bhabhi Manju Chatterjee [10]
2004 Hatim Shakila [10]
2004–2005 Sanjivani Chitra [10]
2004–2006 Miss India Sanjana Gujral [10][34]
2005 Raat Hone Ko Hai Avantika Episodic role (Episode 205 – Episode 208)
2005–2006 Meher Meher / Naaz [35]
2005–2006 Rabba Ishq Na Hove Juhi
2006 C.I.D. Sheetal Episode "The Case Of The Mysterious Shadow" [36]
2006 Saath Rahega Always Pihu Bhargav
2006–2007 Betiyaan Apni Yaa Paraaya Dhan Veera
2007 Solhah Singaarr Agnishikha
2007 Hari Mirchi Lal Mirchi Rinku Khanna [11][37]
2008 Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyann Soni
2008 Waaris Gayatri Shankar Pratap Singh [38]
2008–2009 Maayka Soni Malhotra [39]
2009–2010 Maat Pitaah Ke Charnon Mein Swarg Astha
2011–2013, 2014 Chidiya Ghar Koyal Ghotak Narayan [40][41]
2013 Savdhaan India Inspector Radhika Anand Episodic role (Episode 262) [citation needed]
Do Dil Ek Jaan Daya Maayi [42]
Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev Mahananda [43]
2014 Lapataganj Miss Mary [44]
2015–2016 Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai! Angoori Bhabhi [23]
2017–2018 Bigg Boss 11 Contestant Winner [45]
2018 Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan Googly Devi [46]
2020 Gangs of Filmistan Herself [30]
2020–Present Paurashpur Queen Meerawati Web series released on ALTBalaji and ZEE5 [31]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ a b "Kamya Punjabi replaced by Shilpa Shinde in television show". The Times of India. 28 August 2013. Archived from the original on 31 August 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
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  6. ^ a b "Shilpa Shinde joins Congress, wants Rahul Gandhi to be PM". India Today. 5 February 2019. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
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  30. ^ a b Roy, Gitanjali (3 September 2020). ""Stop Telling Lies": Shilpa Shinde To Gangs Of Filmistan Producers. See Email Exchange She Posted". Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  31. ^ a b "Shilpa Shinde set for a royal avatar in new web series 'Paurashpur', also starring Milind Soman". Zee News. 8 November 2020. Retrieved 2 December 2020.
  32. ^ "Shilpa Shinde Joins Congress Ahead of Lok Sabha Elections". Times of India. 5 February 2019. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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