Shilpa Shetty is leaving no stone unturned to promote her comeback film Sukhee. She recently made an appearance on Shehnaaz Gill’s talk show and mentioned that although earlier she wanted fans to maintain some distance from her, an encounter with ace Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger made her change her perspective. Shilpa revealed that she was once pushed by the actor’s bodyguard and this made her husband Raj Kundra angry.
Shilpa told Shehnaaz, “I had gone somewhere and there was Arnold Schwarzenegger in the hotel, who had come for some event there. I was wearing heels, and the moment I saw him, I removed them and told Raj, ‘I want a picture with him.’ I ran to him, but there were his well-built bodyguards. They didn’t let me see him and pushed me away.”
Shilpa said, “Raj, who was behind me, got very upset about how can they push a lady like that. He got a little possessive. He told them, ‘Do you know she is an Indian actor?’. But they still didn’t let me see him. I was very disheartened.”
“The next day, we were at the same event, and they seated us in the front row. When Schwarzenegger was told that I am an Indian actor, he clicked a photo with me… I was an Indian actor, so he gave me a photo, but….As a fan, I felt bad when he didn’t. But I also realised how people must feel when I say ‘No’. They get only one chance.”
Meanwhile, Shilpa’s film Sukhee was released in cinemas on Friday, September 22. Directed by Sonal Joshi, the film is about a 38-year-old Punjabi homemaker Sukhpreet Kalra aka Sukhee, who after being fed up with her routine and monotonous life decides to take a break from her homely duties and enjoy life on her own terms. The film also features Kusha Kapila, Dilnaz Irani, Amith Sadh and Chaitanya Choudhry in important roles.