Shilpa Shukla Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki Profession(s)Theatre Artist, Actress, Model, Host Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm in meters- 1.68 m in feet inches- 5’ 6” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg in pounds- 132 lbs Figure Measurements (approx.)32-30-32 Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Career DebutFilm (Pakistani): Khamosh Pani (2003)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shilpa Shukla
Shilpa Shukla is of Ladhaki-Tibetan descent.
She was born and raised in a family of civil servants, political leaders, and scholars.
Shilpa Shukla during her childhood
At the age of 16, Shilpa started doing modelling.
She started her career as a theatre artist with the renowned theatre actor and director Maharaj Krishna Raina.
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
In 2013, her performance again earned laurels both from the public and critics as well; when she did bold scenes with a much younger boy in the film ‘B.A. Pass’; she went on to win several awards for portraying such a bold character.
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
In 2014, Shilpa attended the Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) and the 33rd initiation of Kalachakra with the Dalai Lama as well.
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