Shilpa Shirodkar

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Shilpa Shirodkar
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Shilpa Shirodkar at success bash of Ek Mutthi Aasmaan (TV series) in May 2014
Born (1969-11-20) 20 November 1969 (age 47)[1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 1989–2000, 2013–present
Spouse(s) Aparesh Ranjit (2000–present)[2]
Children Anoushka Ranjit (born 2003)

Shilpa Shirodkar (born 20 November 1969)[3] is an Indian actress and former photomodel who was active in Bollywood films from 1989 to 2000. After a 13-year hiatus from acting, she made her comeback to acting, this time on television in the Zee TV series Ek Mutthi Aasmaan in 2013.

Family life[edit]

Shilpa is the elder sister[4] of actress and former Miss India Namrata Shirodkar, and is the granddaughter of the famous Marathi actress Meenakshi Shirodkar.[5]

Career[edit]

Shilpa Shirodkar made her debut with the Ramesh Sippy's Bhrashtachar 1989 film with Mithun Chakraborty and Rekha in which she played the role of a blind girl. She starred opposite Anil Kapoor in the hit 1990 film Kishen Kanhaiya. She appeared in several other hit films such as Trinetra (1991), Hum (1991), Khuda Gawah (1992), Aankhen (1993), Pehchaan (1993), Gopi Kishan (1994), Bewafa Sanam (1995) and Mrityudand (1997). Her last film appearance was in the 2000 film Gaja Gamini. She was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for Khuda Gawah.[6] Shilpa paired in 9 films with Mithun Chakraborty and fans appreciated their onscreen pairing.

She took a 13-year hiatus from show business to raise her family and in 2013 she made her return to acting, this time on television. She shifted residence to Mumbai and started shooting in the Delhi suburb for her comeback vehicle, Zee TV's new show Ek Mutthi Aasmaan based on the life of domestic helps.[7] The series ended in late 2014. Her second television serial Silsila Pyar Ka started airing on Star Plus on January 4, 2016. Currently she is appearing in the serial Savitri Devi College & Hospital.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language
1989 Bhrashtachar Gopi
1990 Kishen Kanhaiya Radha
Ghar Ki Laxmi
Paap Ki Kamaee
Nyay Anyay Anju Singh
1991 Yodha
Trinetra Mona
Hum Anita Pratap Singh
Benaam Badsha Bijli
Do Matwale Dr. Pooja
Swarg Yahan Narak Yahan Radha S. Kumar
Lakshmanrekha Vaishali
1992 Tilak Daku Mangla/Chanda
Dil Hi To Hai Jayshree
Brahma Telugu
Apradhi Kamini
1993 Prateeksha Renu Khanna
Pehchaan Seema
Jeevan Ki Shatranj C.I.D. Inspector Kiran
Aankhen Chandramukhi
Khuda Gawah Insp. Henna Ranveer Sethi nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
Parwane Mona S. Saxena
Aakhri Chetawani
1994 Juaari
Gopi Kishan Chanda (Gopi's wife)
Gopalaa Sandra Dimento
Chhoti Bahoo Radha
Hum Hain Bemisaal Didi
1995 Raghuveer Roshni
Bewafa Sanam Mamta Prasad Shukla
1996 Return of Jewel Thief Sonu
Apne Dam Par Sapna Saxena
Bandish
Hum Hain Premi
Rangbaaz
1997 Mrityudand Kanti
Jayate Pooja M. Desai (TV movie)
Arasiyal Vasuki Tamil film
1998 Hitler Advocate Sheila S. Sharma
Dand Nayak
Badmaash Geeta
1999 Jai Hind Roshni
2000 Gaja Gamini Sindhu
2010 Barood : (The Fire) - A Love Story Sona

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Channel
2013-2014 Ek Mutthi Aasmaan Kamla Vitthal Jadhav Zee TV
2016 Silsila Pyar Ka Janki Tiwari STAR Plus
2017 Savitri Devi College & Hospital Jaya Mishra Colors TV

Awards[edit]

Year Ceremony Category Role Show Result
2013 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Naya Sadasya - Female Kamla Ek Mutthi Aasmaan Won
Favourite Popular Face - Female Nominated
Favourite Mata-Pita Rishta Nominated
2016 Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Maa Janki Silsila Pyaar Ka Nominated

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IMDB
  2. ^ "Shilpa Shirodkar tied the knot with Holland resident Apresh Ranjit at a simple ceremony in Mumbai". Tribune India. 11 July 2000. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  3. ^ IMDB
  4. ^ "Birthday special: Remember these Bollywood stars from the '90s?". Mid-day. Retrieved 2016-06-24. 
  5. ^ "Veteran Marathi actress dead". The Indian Express. 4 June 1997. Archived from the original on 9 June 2013. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "51st Fair One Filmfare Awards". Filmfare. Archived from the original on 16 July 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "Shilpa Shirodkar: I never missed Bollywood!". Bollywood Life. 3 August 2013. Retrieved 3 August 2013. 

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