(Last Updated on : 22/04/2015)
Shilpa Shukla is an Indian actress. She came into limelight after enacting the role of an arrogant and stubborn hockey player
in the super hit film Chak De! India
. Another prominent movie of hers is neo-noir film B.A. Pass, for which she was awarded the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress.
Early Life and Education of Shilpa Shukla
She was born on 22 February 1982 in a Bhumihar Brahmin
family of Vaishali
district. She was brought up in various places of India like New Delhi
. She attended Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram, New Delhi till Class XII. She received her graduation degree from Miranda House
, University of Delhi.
Career of Shilpa Shukla
Shilpa kick started her acting career with theatre
under the guidance of eminent theatre actor and director M. K. Raina
. Later she worked with Director Arvind Gaur
of the Asmita Theatre Group. Some of her major plays include Mahesh Dattani
's Final Solutions and Tara, Govind Deshpande
's Antim Diwas, Ashok Lal's Ek Mamooli Aadmi, Girish Karnad's Rakt Kalyan (Taledanda) and Neil Simon's Log-Baag.
She made her film debut in the year 2003 with Sabiha Sumar directed Khamosh Pani. In the same year, she appeared in Sudhir Mishra
's Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi
. She tasted success after playing an important character in the 2007 blockbuster Chak De! India. In this Shahrukh Khan
starrer movie, she essayed the role of Bindia Naik who was an arrogant and stubborn hockey
player. The film garnered her Filmfare Award
nomination and also the National award consideration. In 2012, the film was named the Best Film in Indian Competition at the 12th Osians Cinefan Film Festival.
Her next venture was Hindi
Neo noir film B.A. Pass directed by Ajay Bahl which released in 2013. The film won the Audience Choice Award at the South Asian Alternative Film Festival (SAAFF) in Paris, France.
Filmography of Shilpa Shukla
The films which featured her as follows-
Khamosh Pani (2003)
Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2005)
Chak De India (2007)
Bhindi Baazaar Inc. (2011)
Rajdhani Express (2013)
B.A. Pass (2013)
Crazy Cukkad Family (2015)
Achievements of Shilpa Shukla
She won 2014 Screen Award in Best Actor in a Negative Role (Female) category for B.A. Pass.
She won 2014 Filmfare Award in Best Actress (Critics) category for B.A. Pass.
She won 2008 Screen Award in Best Supporting Actress category for Chak De! India.
In 2008 she was nominated for Filmfare Award in Best Supporting Actress category for Chak De! India.
In 2008 she was nominated for International Indian Film Academy Award in Best Performance in a Negative Role category for Chak De! India.
In 2008 she was nominated for Zee Cine Award in Best Actor in a Negative Role category for Chak De! India.
In 2008 she was also nominated for Producer Guild Award in Best actor in a Negative Role category for Chak De! India.