Shilpa Shetty at Dior Store Launch. Shilpa Shetty is an Indian movie actress and model. Since making her debut in the movie Baazigar (1993), she has appeared in almost 40 Bollywood, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada movies, her first top role being in the 1994 Aag. Although she has been through years of decline during her career, Shilpa Shetty has been willing to reinvent herself quite often. Her performances in Dhadkan (2000) and Rishtey (2002) were appreciated.