Shilpa Shetty…. A deserving candidate for Diversity Award in UK.

| July 1, 2008 | 2 Comments

The heart throb of millions and billions of people all over the globe not only for her acting skills but also because of her humble approach towards the racist, any guesses? You got me absolutely right !

The gorgeous Bollywood bomb shell Shilpa Shetty.

She is once again in the lime light as very soon Britain will honour Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty and formula one racing driver Lewis Hamilton for their contribution to the “Diversity Agenda” on a reality show. This piece of information is restricted for Shilpa Shetty’s hard core fans only.

Name : Shilpa Shetty
Birth Name : Shilpa Shetty
Nick Name : Silly Pooh
Sex : Female
Birthdate : June 8, 1975 (1975-06-08)
Birth place : Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality : Indian
Height : 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
Profession : Actress
Education : St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Chembur; Podar College
Other Talents : Baseball, Bharatnatyam, Karate
Father : Surendra Shetty
Mother : Sunanda Shetty
Sister : Shamita Shetty (Actress)
Years active : 1993 – present
Debut commercial : Limca (1991)
Debut Film : Baazigar (1993)

Shetty will be presented with the Global DIversity Award-2008 at a glittering gala at the Riverbank Park Plaza hotel. The grand awards will be hosted by the Next steps Foundation. As a matter of fact, Shilpa Shetty got her global fame in the year 2007 when she was subjected to racist remarks and subjected to racist remarks and great degree of humiliation by some participants in an reality show ‘BIG BROTHER’ Shilpa deserves a round of applause for showing such humble attitude towards the participants and handling the entire issue with patience, dignity and poise.

The awards are to be presented at an event to be attended by British Foreign Minister David Miliband MP and Culture Minister Andy Burnham among others. The event is being hosted by the Next Steps Foundation, an organization established ten years ago by MPs Bernie Grant and Keith Vaz to encourage diversity in both public and private sectors. However Vaz, who has been made British ambassador for the European Year of Inter cultural Dialogue, said both Silpa Shetty and Hamilton “faced adversity in their careers but have dealt with it with grace and dignity”.Britain’s Foreign Secretary David Miliband and Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Any Burnham will be prominent among the 500 attending the event.

Shilpa Shetty has in true sense complimented the very old saying ” blessing in disguise” when it comes to fetching popularity from her reality show. This show has been like an recurring deposit for the lovely lady.

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