Celebrity Big Brother

  • Faced no racism, says desi 'American Idol' contestant March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Turbanator' Gurpreet Singh Sarin seems to be luckier than Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty. The young man of Indian origin, who made it to the top 40 on the 'American Idol' reality show, says he didn't face any racial discrimination on his journey to achieving a fusion of Indian...
  • Shilpa Shetty to fly in for farewell to Jade Goody March 16, 2009

    London: Cancerstricken reality TV star Jade Goody will be visited by foeturnedfriend Shilpa Shetty for a tearful last goodbye before she loses her battle against the disease. Shilpa, 33, has regularly kept in touch with Goody over the phone since the mother of two learned two months ago that she was...
  • Shilpa Shetty's biography is 'unauthorised' March 4, 2008

    Mumbai: The 'biography' of Shilpa Shetty, which is doing roaring business in Britain and has hit Indian shores this week, is actually an unauthorised book, says the publicist of the actress Dale Bhagwagar. "Shilpa has not spoken about her life to its author Julie Aspinall," Bhagwagar revealed. Apparently, the Life In A......
  • In Pics: Controversy queens & Celebrity Big Brother August 20, 2007

    Socialite Paris Hilton is in talks to appear in the new series of British reality show Celebrity Big Brother. If talks materialise, Paris will the one of the many other women who have been part of the controversial show and made headline. We take a look at some of them. ...
  • Shilpa launches her perfume brand June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Actress Shilpa Shetty's making the most of her stay in London. Tuesday saw her unveil a personally branded perfume called S2. ''It is really unique and very international yet it has an ethnic feel to it. Its something that is very synonomus with me, said Shilpa. And make no mistake...
  • Big Brother sacks girl for racist slur June 7, 2007

    London: A contestant on the latest series of Britain's Big Brother television show was thrown off the show on Thursday for racially abusing another housemate. Student Emily Parr, 19, was removed from the house just days after show bosses were forced to apologise for a racist row on the show's...
  • Ofcom is broadcasters' Big Brother June 20, 2007

    London: UK television regulator Ofcom has ordered Celebrity Big Brother to apologise onair for the racial row in it's last series involving actress Shilpa Shetty. According to a statement issued by Ofcom the reality show's Producers Endemol made serious editorial misjudgment thereby breaching the TV watchdog's code of conduct. ...
  • Shilpa row has Channel 4 red June 20, 2007

    London: Britain's Channel 4 will now apologise thrice for the racist row involving Shilpa Shetty on its Celebrity Big Brother show. UK television regulator Ofcom has ordered Celebrity Big Brother to apologise on air for the racial row in its last series involving Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty. According to a statement issued...
  • Media watchdog bites Big Brother June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: British TV regulator Ofcom on Thursday has asked Channel Fours reality television show Celebrity Big Brother to apologise onair over racist bullying of actor Shilpa Shetty. Ofcom's investigation found that Channel Four made serious editorial misjudgments which was compounded by a failure of its compliance process resulting in a...
  • Show me the money, says Shilpa June 19, 2007

    Actress Shilpa Shetty is excited about her latest film Life in aMetro which premieres at London's prestigious Leicester Square, where UK film and royal premieres are regularly hosted at one of the square's four cinemas, on Wednesday. She spoke to CNNIBNs Akanksha Banerji in London. Shilpa Shetty: I am really excited...
  • Size matters on Shilpa's film posters June 19, 2007

    Mumbai: Shilpa Shettys racism fiasco in UK reality show Celebrity Big Brother has faded from the horizon but the actresss stars are still shining bright. One day its a meeting with the British Royal family, then a kissntell with Richard Gere, Shilpa is busy making waves and the megabucks....
  • I never married a director: Shilpa June 16, 2007

    Mumbai: After hitting headlines for her controversial stay at Big Brother's house in the UK, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand finds out from actress Shilpa Shetty how life has changed after her win on the reality show and about rumours of her alleged affair with a married filmmaker. Rajeev Masand: Did...
  • TV star didn't sleep with 100 men June 16, 2007

    London: A former Celebrity Big Brother contestant won substantial damages over newspaper articles that falsely said she had had sex with more than 100 men and made other salacious allegations. Lesley Sanderson, who appeared in the sixth series of the show in 2005, had sued the Daily Star Sunday tabloid over...
  • Shilpa is London's star attraction June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: From sexy dance sequences to political theorising, actress Shilpa Shetty seems to have come a long way postCelebrity Big Brother. Shilpa on Monday will be a star attraction at the Commonwealth Day celebrations in London where Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Tony Blair and representatives of more than...
  • Goody faces protest, gets hate calls June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after she played Good Samaritan in Delhi, doling out dollars for the uplift of slum children and made a public apology in front of the media for the bitter racism episode on the sets of British reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother, television star Jade...
  • Goody in India for a good cause June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty's worst nightmare, Jade Goody of the Celebrity Big Brother fame is currently on a visit to India. I've said sorry back home a lot of times, but I havent had the opportunity to say it to the Indian community and I'm sorry for all...
  • Spotted: Goody gets noble in Delhi June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Jade Goody, the British reality show contestant who had made headlines for racially abusing Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty, is in Delhi not for 'publicity stunt' but to play Good Samaritan. Goody, who is in India on what she describes as a private visit, profusely apologised over the racism row...
  • Goody donates 'dirty cash' in Delhi June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Jade Goody, the British reality show contestant who had made headlines for racially abusing Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty, is in Delhi not for 'publicity stunt' but to play Good Samaritan. Goody, who is in India on what she describes as a private visit, profusely apologised over the racism...
  • Shilpa unmoved by Goody's India visit June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: They may have been arch rivals on Celebrity Big Brother, the British reality show that kicked up accusations of racism, but actor Shilpa Shetty is unperturbed by her tormentor Jade Goody's visit to India. Shilpa, who won the contest and in the process also raked up sympathies from the...
  • Jade Goody spotted in Delhi hotel June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: So did she finally accept the open invitation to visit India? Or is it just a personal visit? Grapevine was abuzz on Monday when British actress Jade Goody of the Celebrity Big Brother (in)fame was spotted at a five star hotel in Delhi. When approached, Goody maintained a...
  • Pics: Shilpa tunes into 'War of DJ's' February 25, 2007

    New Delhi: Bollywoods booty queen who has taken by storm after her win in the UK reality show Celebrity Big Brother is tightlipped about which international film offers she had accepted. I will not announce anything unless it is worked out," news agency PTI quoted Shilpa as saying on her return...
  • Shilpa's on another international high June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Amidst much speculation about international film offers pouring in for actress Shilpa Shetty after her win in the UK reality show Celebrity Big Brother, she finally admitted to it but was tightlipped about which ones she had accepted. I will not announce anything unless it is worked out," PTI...
  • British princes bowled over by Shilpa June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Look who have fallen for Shilpa Shetty! The British princes. According to a British tabloid, Shilpa has been invited to be a guest of honour at the Princess Diana memorial concert this summer simply because Prince William and Harry were impressed with her. "William and Harry thought Shilpa was...
  • Shilpa Shetty gets UK work permit June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty has been granted a work permit by the British government that would enable her to make money from lucrative personal appearances and media interviews in the country. A covering letter for the permit application was written by NRI leader and former minister for foreign and...
  • Shilpa Shetty in a religious role June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Shilpa Shetty is back home and the first thing she did was go straight to the Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai with her parents to pay homage to the Gods. And she has a lot to be thankful for for she is still fresh from her win in the...
  • Shilpa wows Britain's bold & beautiful June 20, 2007

    London: The brouhaha over racism in the Celebrity Big Brother house has died down, but Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty continues to make news by sashaying across Britain and holding forth on the British bold and the beautiful, including on Prime Minister Tony Blair. After Shilpa distracted the attention of MPs in...
  • Shilpa, queen of hearts at Leicester June 20, 2007

    London: The newlycrowned princess of reality television, Shilpa Shetty, received a royal welcome soon after her meeting with the British Prime Minister Tony Blair. As her car waded through thousands of screaming fans gathered in Leicester home to most British AsiansShilpa sure seemed liked a queen of hearts. ...
  • Tony Blair was sweet to me: Shilpa June 20, 2007

    London: From Big Brother house to the royal House of Commons, Indian actor Shilpa Shetty has sure taken a big leap. Shilpa along with her mother, Sunanda Shetty, paid a visit to the House of Commons in London on Wednesday and met Prime Minister Tony Blair. Shilpa is on an emotional...
  • Shilpa meets Blair in UK Parliament June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: This is one house where actor Shilpa Shetty got no nasty remarks and not only that, she even met British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Shilpa along with her mother, Sunanda Shetty, paid a visit to the House of Commons in London on Wednesday. After making an appearance at an...
  • Shilpa goes to House of Commons June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Shilpa Shetty is flying high. Riding the crest of international fame after an episode of racist attack on her on British television Channel 4's Celebrity Big Brother reality show, the Bollywood star visited the British House of Commons on Wednesday to attend a lunch hosted in her honour by...