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In Pictures: Lesser known facts about Shilpa Shetty
The first 'OK' face
Shilpa Shetty was the first face on the cover of 'OK' magazine's first issue in India.
The actress revealed during her ‘Big Brother’ show in UK that she had her first relationship at the age of 22 and when her co-contestant asked her if that’s when she lost her virginity and the actress just smiled.
Fond rider but not a fond driver
Shilpa Shetty is not fond of driving and has opted for a driver to drive her around all the time.
The link-up with Akshay Kumar
Shilpa Shetty otherwise known as well spoken and calm at all times once was outraged with an article of her on and off relationship with Akshay Kumar and decided to sue the magazine.
The naughty fighter-cock
According to Shilpa's mother Sunanda, Shilpa was a naughty child and was called a "fightercock" as she mostly fought with her younger sister Shamita. Her mom also acknowledges that she was a very bubbly and vivacious child and her pet name is "Manya" but her mom calls her "babucha" or "Honeybunch".
Those awesome animal prints
Shilpa Shetty is also a big fan of prints as she is mostly seen flaunting her gorgeous curves in tiger or leopard prints. It is also said that her room is filled with different type of prints.
Dil, Dosti etc...
Shilpa Shetty has been in and out of controversies but the most talked about topic was when Richard Gere kissed Shilpa Shetty on stage at an event which shocked everyone everyone and even the actress. However,for Shilpa Shetty this scene became a lot of trouble as it created legal issues for her. In April 2006, a Madurai court issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Shilpa Shetty for "posing in an obscene manner" in the photographs published by a Tamil newspaper.
Shilpa Shetty with Shamita
Shilpa Shetty and Shamita Shetty share a very strong bond and are always seen as a cute pair of siblings. It is also said that Shilpa shetty and Shamita were the first sisters who appeared on the silver screen for film together.
Up for social causes
Shilpa Shetty believes in social causes and works towards it apparently she has donated all the money she made from her movie 'Phir Milenge' to an AIDS charity. Shilpa Shetty also supports PETA.