Wedding Anniversary Special: Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty
Raj Kundra and his beautiful lady love Shilpa Shetty celebrate four years of happily married life today!
Only few years into the marriage and they are already a well sought out couple in the country, having the shutterbugs constantly follow them and being invited to high profile events. But how did the fairytale relationship start? Click on to find out
It all started in 2007, when Raj Kundra shot into the limelight after he was repeatedly seen with Shilpa Shetty, who had just won the 'Celebrity Big Brother' trumping Jade Goody. Shilpa was in the news then, being a target of racial abuse by Jade
Raj, who was already married to Kavitha and had a daughter with her, was seen shopping with Shilpa, launching her S2 perfume, and even escorting her to the ‘Bollywood Oscars’ bash in Yorkshire. He later divorced Kavitha to propose to the new lady of
When media began to call Shilpa a 'home-wrecker', Raj was quick to issue a public apology to Shilpa and her family, for the 'derogatory' remarks, on behalf of his wife.
Raj Kundra owns RK Collections Ltd and is also the CEO of UK Tradecorp Limited, a company dealing with electrical goods, precious metals and stones. He owns multiple businesses related to jewelry production, perfumes and films. In 2004, he was
Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra were engaged on October 24, 2009 at Kundra's 7th floor Flat in Juhu, Mumbai.
They were finally married on November 22, 2009 at a private lavish ceremony in Khandala. Their reception, hosted at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai, was attended by the who's who of Bollywood and cricketing world.
The happy newly married couple left to Bahamas for their honeymoon. Shilpa, being very religious in life, visited her guru Kalki Bhagavan at Satyavedu, near Tirupati along with her husband before flying out.
Two and a half years into their marriage, Shilpa Shetty became pregnant with their first child.
Three years later, on May 21, 2012, Shilpa Shetty gave birth to a baby boy Viaan Raj Kundra.
Raj and Shilpa formed a partnership to own the Rajasthan Royals IPL team. By March 2009, their combined stake in the team had gone up to 12%.
Raj who is completely smitten by his wife has so far gifted Shilpa two luxury flats. One of them in Central London, costing Rs 7 crore, on her birthday in 2009. In October 2012, Raj gifted Shilpa a 3000 sq.ft. duplex apartment in Noida's luxury
After his IPL spot-fixing scandal that came to light early this year, he apologized for the whole mess, claiming the truth will come out and even sent her a birthday wish on her Twitter page.
“Nothing comes before my wife. Shilpa is the wind beneath my wings. And I would die for my son.” he revealed in an interview.
Here's wishing this couple many more years of blissful married life!