Shilpa Shetty Reveals Her Mom, Sunanda Shetty Got Scared When She Said 'Yes' To 'Big Brother'

Shilpa Shetty Kundra opened up about her mother's reaction to her decision of being a part of the reality show, 'Big Brother' in 2007. Read on to know more!


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Shilpa Shetty Reveals Her Mom, Sunanda Shetty Got Scared When She Said 'Yes' To 'Big Brother'

When Bigg Boss has not become a rage in India, Bollywood actress, Shilpa Shetty Kundra had made the entire nation proud by winning the International reality show, Big Brother. However, she had faced a lot of racial comments and also had emotional breakdowns inside the house filled with cameras. Later, she came out as the winner of Big Brother and it had given her international recognition.

For the unversed, Shilpa had participated in the reality show in 2007. She had faced racial remarks by co-contestant, Jade Goody. However, not many know that Shilpa didn't had any idea what the reality show was about. She had said 'yes' to it because she had a lull in her career. In a twisted turn of events, her career got revived after her stint on the reality show, and she came back to India after winning the trophy.

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A still of Shilpa Shetty from Big Brother in 2007!

Recently, in an interview with Mashable India, Shilpa Shetty Kundra shared her mother, Sunanda Shetty's reaction. Shilpa admitted that she had seen a few episodes of the reality show and got scared of it. However, it was her mother, who had straight away said that they are Indian and they would not do the barring and all. She said:

"I saw a couple of episodes and I got scared with what I saw. I said I am not going to do all of this. So my contract was very watertight. My mother told them very clearly ‘Listen we are Indians, and we won’t do this baring all and all of that."

Shilpa Shetty Kundra shares a beautiful bond with her darling mommy, Sunanda Shetty. While Shilpa belonged to a conservative family from Mangalore, she was one of the first to mark Bollywood. And her mother, Sunanda Shetty, always knew that her daughter would be a superstar one day.

In an interview with Pinkvilla, Shilpa had once revealed that her mother was the one who had predicted that she would be a famous actress one day. She had said that her mother is an astrologer and when she was just 10-year-old, her mother had predicted she would be an actress. She had shared:

"My mother is actually an astrologist, and she's not learnt it. She is just gifted with it. I remember when I was 10, she had told me that I'm going to grow up and (become an actress). I had lost some lame competition in school. I felt I was really ugly when I was a child. I was very tall and lanky."

On the work front, Shilpa Shetty Kundra will be next seen in the film, Nikamma, which will realse on June 17, 2022!

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