Born on 20th November, 1969, Shilpa Shirodkar was one of the most popular actresses in the 90s. She was born in Bombay. She came into the limelight after been adjudged the winner of the
title in the year 1992. She has a sister named Namratha Shirodkar. Namratha Shirodkar is married to southern film superstar
. Both of them started their Bollywood career at the same time. Her sister too was adjudged the winner of the Miss India title in the year 1993.
Shilpa Shirodkar comes from a Marathi family background. Her grandmother Meenakshi Shirodkar was a famous Marathi actress. She started her Bollywood career with the 1989 movie “Bhrashtachar”. She played the part of a blind girl in the movie. Her next movie was “Kishen Kanhaiya” featuring
as the lead actor. She, then, showed in a number of Bollywood movies like Pehchan, Trinetra, Dil Hi To Hai and the most famous among them being “
”. She was one of the nominees for best actress in a supporting role category for the same movie. She was widely acclaimed for her roles in movies like
, Mrityudand, etc.
Recently, Shilpa Shirodkar has turned her way into the television industry. She was seen playing the role of Kamla Bai in the serial “
Ek Mutthi Aasmaan
”. Shilpa Shirodkar tied the knot with Apresh Ranjit. He hails from the UK. She then decided to quit her acting career and settled with her husband in the UK. She has a daughter named Anushka.