Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty's transformation has been stunning! She is known to reinvent herself. Shilpa Shetty Kundra was even featured in the list of '30 Top Health and Fitness Influencers in India' by a leading platform in fitness. The 42-year-old actress has been a strong supporter of fitness and yoga. She has made several fitness videos and clips to inspire people to get fit and incorporate exercises into their lifestyle. Let's take a look at her awesome transformation. Pic/YouTube and Shilpa Shetty's Instagram account
Shilpa Shetty looks drastically different now as compared to her initial days in Bollywood. She is super active on social media, where she often promotes health tips and so on. Shilpa Shetty Kundra explained, "I want to make use of my social media sites to encourage people in the right direction, and tell them how just a few lifestyle modifications can make wonders. I feel really happy when they react positively and appreciate the effort. Now, that for me is the biggest reward."
Apart from films Shilpa Shetty has dabbled in sports to spas to online selling to film production. Shilpa Shetty was even invited to speak on health and fitness by a corporate organisation in Dubai. She even drew up a fitness regime for those working long hours with no time to exercise.
In pic: At 42, Shilpa Shetty looks unbelievably fit and fab
During her 2017 trip to the US, Shilpa Shetty even held a fitness session at the Google headquarters in California. Soon after, she also conducted a fitness world tour on the lines of Karan Johar's Dream Tour and Salman Khan's Da-Bang. It was a four-country tour, covering US, Canada, UK and Australia.
In pic: Shilpa Shetty flaunts her sexy back in this beachwear in one of her holiday pictures
Shilpa Shetty told mid-day, "The organisers heard about the tour I did in the US and approached me with this concept. I loved the idea of doing a fitness world tour since it allows me to meet and share my fitness mantra with people of different cultures and nationalities, also facilitating a healthy exchange of ideas. Fitness and wellness today are priority and almost everyone wants to adopt a healthy lifestyle."
In pic: Shilpa Shetty looks gorgeous as she flaunts her toned legs and poses for the camera
Shilpa Shetty has always brought about awareness about food and cooking through her social media handles and her increasing number of followers stand testimony to her popularity as a wellness guru. Shilpa Shetty swears by yoga to stay fit
Over the past year Shilpa, who is very active on social media with over 6 million followers on Instagram, has seemingly relaxed her diet restrictions, and in this vein, every Sunday posts a video of her 'cheat meal', known as her 'Sunday binge'. And these videos usually feature Shilpa describing what is on her plate before rather self consciously devouring the heap for the camera.
In pic: Shilpa Shetty clicked in a candid moment
And with hundreds of thousands of views for each video, Shilpa Shetty's 'Sunday binge' series has become quite an awaited social media event.
In pic: Shilpa Shetty looks red hot in this saree
Shilpa Shetty had even opened up about the criticism she faced regarding her weight post her pregnancy. When asked about the issue of body shaming, Shilpa, who welcomed son Viaan with husband Raj Kundra in 2012, told, "I can understand that emotion (of being judged), especially as an actress and someone who has been synonym with having a good body and (being into) fitness."
Shilpa Shetty added further, "The pressure that I had when I had a baby, I didn't get out of my house for seven months. The pressure that nothing fit me. I remember the first time I got out of my house, five months after my delivery, my husband took me out for lunch. There were few ladies sitting, they laughed. I heard them, 'she hasn't still lost her weight.'"
Shilpa Shetty looks sensuous as she is all decked up for a wedding
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Shilpa Shetty said the pressure to look good can be daunting and she lost nearly 32 kgs post the incident. "So, it is very daunting. That's the day I decided 'oh my God, so people are judging me.' That's normal, because when you're an actor, you are going to be judged. That's part and parcel of being a celebrity."
In pic: Shilpa Shetty flaunts her sexy back in this gorgeous gown
Shilpa Shetty also shared an incident where she went to work after giving birth and the issue she faced. "Nach Baliye was my first outing after pregnancy, eight months after I delivered. I was very scared. Clothes weren't fitting me, I was size 16, double the size I've ever been in my life. When you're working, that gives you enough inspiration or goal. Some do it for their loved one, some for work, I think you've to do it for yourself."
In pic: Shilpa Shetty looks elegant in traditional avatar
Shilpa Shetty's fitness mantra is - Do what works for you when it comes to fitness as everything depends on your body, your genetic, your culture and your lifestyle. Exercise for fitness and chose something which works for you!
In pic: Shilpa Shetty looks like she doesn't age at all!
Another mantra by Shilpa Shetty - A fitness conscious person should eat and sleep on time, apart from walking as much as possible - something "our parents and grandparents used to do".
In pic: Shilpa Shetty is a treat for the eyes in this lovely saree
Married to businessman Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty has a five-year-old son Viaan. At 42, her fit and svelte frame can give actresses of the younger generation a run for their money.
In pic: Shilpa Shetty oozes confidence as she poses for the camera
Shilpa Shetty completed 24 years in the Hindi film industry. She made her acting debut with superstar Shah Rukh Khan starrer Baazigar in 1993 and ever since she has been seen in several films and television shows.
We wish the actress a very happy birthday! May all her wishes come true!
Shilpa Shetty is known as one of the fittest Bollywood actors around. Today in her 40s and a mother of a young child, she still maintains a strict fitness regime (which occasionally involves a yoga session with Baba Ramdev), and a low carb diet, which allows her to give the younger 20 something actors a run for their money. From initial days in showbiz to stunning makeover, Shilpa Shetty's journey is amazing! On her 43rd birthday, here's a look at her photos that prove she is one of the most gorgeous moms in Bollywood