Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra has been in news due to her husband and businessman Raj Kundra's arrest on July 19 by Mumbai police in a pornography case. Raj's lawyer has moved to the High court and has termed his arrest as illegal. The Mumbai Police released a statement and called Raj the key conspirator. Shilpa had a fair share of controversies, let's take a look at it.
Richard Gere kissing scene
In 2007 Shilpa Shetty and Richard Gere sent the media into a tizzy and hurt scores of citizens as pictures from their AIDS awareness event in New Delhi became the talk of the town. Richard Gere planted an impromptu kiss which created a frenzy and angered Hindu nationalists to a great extent.
Big brother controversy
Shilpa had participated in the Big Brother show and was part of this scandalous controversy. For the uninitiated, a racist comment was made by co-constant Jade Goody in the show that created a lot of trouble. Goody later apologized to Shilpa and the entire Indian audiences.
A priest kissed Shilpa
In 2009, Shilpa visited the Sakhigopal temple and a priest had kissed her on the cheeks. Within no time, the picture of a priest kissing her went viral and Shilpa commented saying if a father cannot kiss his daughter?
Raj's ex-wife Kavita's allegations against Shilpa
Before getting married to Shilpa, Raj was married to Kavita. During Raj and Kavita's separation, she had blamed Shilpa for their broken marriage.
Shilpa and Raj's real estate scandal involved Dawood Ibrahim's aide
Raj and Shilpa were caught in a real estate scandal involving Dawood Ibrahim's aide Iqbal Mirchi and were questioned for nine hours.
In 2006, a non-bailable warrant was issued against Shilpa by the Madurai court for posing for a bold photoshoot.
IPL betting case
Raj Kundra and his wife Shilpa Shetty owned a cricket team - Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. Within no time, Raj got caught in a match-fixing case and was reportedly in contact with seven bookies and placed bets on his team. In 2015, Raj was served a lifetime ban from the series. (Agencies)