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Courting controversies

Obscenity chargesMaduraiA Madurai court issued non-bailable warrants against Shetty and Reema Sen for "posing in an obscene manner" Big brother'Big' racism row

Shetty was allegedly a target of racism and bullying by her Big Brother housemates, Jade Goody, Jo O'Meara and Danielle Lloyd. Richard GereRichard Gere kissing incident

Richard Gere kissed Shetty on the cheek several times during an AIDS-awareness event.



Sadhu and kissSadhu kisses Shilpa

Shilpa was kissed on her cheek by a priest of Sakhigopal Temple in Puri, Orissa.

entertainment Updated: Oct 23, 2009 20:33 IST

Shilpa Shetty loves to court controversies. Here're some of them..



ShilpaObscenity charges

In April 2006, a Madurai court issued non-bailable warrants against Shetty and Reema Sen for "posing in an obscene manner" in photographs published by a Tamil newspaper.Big Brother'Big' racism row

Shetty was allegedly a target of racism and bullying by her Big Brother housemates, Jade Goody, Jo O'Meara and Danielle Lloyd. Shetty was mocked for her Indian accent and was branded "The Indian" and a "dog".Richard GereRichard Gere kissing incident

On 15 April 2007, Richard Gere kissed Shetty on the cheek several times during an AIDS-awareness event. The pair were appearing at a press conference in New Delhi as part of a campaign to preach safe sex to truck drivers in India and promote AIDS awareness.Sadhu kisses ShilpaSadhu kisses Shilpa

Shilpa was kissed on her cheek by a priest of Sakhigopal Temple in Puri, Orissa. The temple priest was so happy with the actress' visit to their temple that he could not hide his thrill and cast a kiss on Shilpa.