Family members

Father Mr. N.K. Shukla
Mother Mrs. N.K. Shukla
Husband Mohit Tripathi
Brother Tenzin Priyadarshi
Sister An attorney

Short biography

Shilpa Shukla was born on 22nd February 1982 into a Bhumihar Brahmin family in Vaishali district, Bihar state. She is of Ladhaki-Tibetan descent. She spent her childhood days in several states including New Delhi, Kolkata and Gujarat. She did her schooling from Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram and completed her graduation from Miranda House, University of Delhi. She started her acting career playing minor roles in theatre plays. She started her theatre career with Director Arvind Gaur and worked for several plays like Antim Diwas, Ek Mamooli Aadmi, Rakt Kalyan, Log-Baag etc.

Shilpa Shukla made her cinema debut in 2003 through Khamosh Pani opposite Kiron Kher. Her first blockbuster hit was Chak De! India opposite Shah Rukh Khan, Anaitha Nair and Tanya Abrol, she earned Filmfare nomination for her role in the film. Since then she appeared in box office hits like Chak De! India co-starring Shah Rukh Khan, Anjan Srivastav, Javed Khan, Anaitha Nair and Tanya Abrol, Frozen co-starring Danny Denzongpa, Gauri and Rajendranath Zutshi, Rockstar co-starring Ranbir Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Nargis Fakhri and Moufid Aziz, B.A. Pass co-starring Shadab Kamal, Rajesh Sharma and Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Crazy Cukkad Family co-starring Swanand Kirkire, Zachary Coffin, Kiran Karmarkar and Nora Fatehi, among other films.

Shilpa Shukla family members’ names and photos

Husband and children

She is married to Mohit Tripathi who worked as an associate director for her film B.A Pass. It was reported in 2014 that the couple decided to break up amicably and stay friends.


She was born to Mr. N.K. Shukla and Mrs. N.K. Shukla, her father Shukla died in March 2012.


Shilpa Shukla has a brother named Tenzin Priyadarshi who is currently serving as President & CEO of Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT. Shilpa Shukla has a sister who is an attorney.

Shilpa Shukla brother